Martin 000-17 Black Smoke Acoustic Guitar

C.F. Martin Guitars


Auditorium Acoustic With Vintage Styling and a Balanced Sound

The Martin 000-17 Black Smoke acoustic guitar features vintage looks and modern appointments that give it a balanced tone and silky playability. Featuring a Solid Sitka Spruce top with Mahogany back and sides in a vintage Black Smoke finish, the Martin 000-17 delivers rich low end tones with balanced mids and ample harmonics that make the 000-17 a favorite among fingerstyle players. With an auditorium size body and a scale length of 24.9“, this Martin 000-17 Black Smoke acoustic delivers premium comfort and a focused sound.

The modern appointments that make this Martin 000-17 so comfortable to play include Martin’s Modified Low Oval neck profile with High Performance Taper and a silky satin finish that makes playing this 000-17 a real pleasure. A 20-fret Rosewood fingerboard also adds to the harmonic richness and warmth of this Martin’s tone.

The 000-17‘s straight forward appointments, including simple fretboard inlays and minimal ivoroid binding and pickguard are combined with premium hardware including Golden Age Relic Nickel tuners, a Rosewood bridge and compensated bone nut and saddle, give this Martin 000-17 a distinctly modern feel while preserving that prized Martin Pre-War aesthetic.

Specifications:

  • Body Size: 000-14 Fret
  • Finish Top: Satin
  • Construction: Simple Dovetail Neck Joint
  • Back & Side Finish: Satin
  • Bracing Pattern: X-Brace
  • Scale Length: 24.9"
  • Brace Shape: Scalloped
  • Fingerboard Width At Nut: 1 3/4''
  • Top Material: Sitka Spruce
  • Neck Shape: Modified Low Oval
  • Back Material: Mahogany
  • Neck Taper: High-Performance Taper
  • Side Material: Mahogany
  • Electronics: Optional
  • Recommended Strings: Retro® Light MM12
  • Top Color: Black
  • Bridge Style: Modern Straight Line - Drop in Saddle
  • Binding: Antique White
  • Bridge String Spacing: 2 5/32"
  • Top Inlay Material: Black Stripe
  • Bridge Material: Rosewood
  • Bridge Pin Material: Black Plastic
  • Pickguard: Ivoroid
  • Saddle: Compensated Bone
  • Rosette: Multi-Stripe
  • Saddle Radius: 16"
  • Brace Material: Sitka Spruce
  • Back & Sides Color: Black
  • Brace Size: 5/16"
  • Side Inlay Material: Black Stripe
  • Neck Material: Select Hardwood
  • Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
  • Finish Neck: Satin
  • Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2 1/8''
  • Neck Color: Black
  • Fingerboard Inlay Style: 1955 Style 18
  • Number of Frets Total: 20, Neck Joins Body At 14th Fret
  • Fingerboard Inlay Material: Mother-of-Pearl
  • Side Dots: Yellow
  • Headstock Shape: Solid with Square Taper
  • Tuning Machines: Golden Age Relic Nickel
  • Headplate Material: Ebony
  • Knob: Cream
  • Headplate Logo Style: Script Authentic 1933 Overlay
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Case: Ply Hardshell
  • Left Handed Availability: Yes
  • Pleked: Yes

Auditorium Acoustic Sporting Vintage Looks With Modern Playability

The Martin 000-17 Black Smoke auditorium acoustic guitar delivers the tone, looks and feel that today’s guitarists are looking for. With simple looks, a comfortable 000-size body and Martin’s Modified Low Oval neck with High Performance Taper and silky satin finish, the Martin 000-17 has the tone and playability modern guitarists are looking for in a vintage package that is sure to impress any audience. Whether you are playing this on stage or on your couch, the Martin 000-17 delivers the tone, volume and comfort today’s musicians are looking for.

 




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