Martin T-18

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  1. jrm

    jrm Member

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    A gentleman has proposed a trade with me for a Martin T-18 from the 50's. Can anyone tell me about them? Where woudl I find market values? Thanks!
     
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    Probably, since a T-18 is a tiple, a small 10 string instrument based on a traditional South American instrument and a D-18 is a spruce/mahogany dreadnaught guitar. If it is indeed a tiple, then I can help you out some, since I have a '64 T-28.
     
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    Market values depend on the a lot of things including the condition, and of all things right now, the market. I have no idea what the market is for tiples right now. In good shape you may see one sell around the thousand, but you may have to wait some time to find a buyer.

    No real way to put a value on an instrument just from it's model number and decade. Best appraisal with this info would be a value at around $800, give or take $750. ;)
     
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    Thanks so much gentlemen!
     

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