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Martin / TFOA Limted Custom Shop 5-18 Terz / Guitar For Sale

The Size 5 is one of the smallest guitars Martin has made; with a lower bout width of approximately 11.25 inches. While most players considered size 5 guitars "junior" instruments, the Size 5-18 was popularized in the 1950s and 1960s by Marty Robbins, who used it extensively on stage. This Size 5 from the Martin Custom Shop features genuine mahogany for the back and sides with a Sitka spruce top. This combination provides a good balance between the highs and lows. And you can leave it to the craftsmen at the Martin Custom Shop to build a small-bodied guitar with such a surprisingly lively and dynamic sound. The 5-18 is often referred to as a 'terz' guitar, designed to be tuned to a minor third; three frets higher than standard pitch and suitable for solo performances and harmony work. The short scale and smaller body results in a very different sound with excellent tone, volume, and projection. Includes a hardshell case with TFOA passport. Specifications: Body Shape: Size 5 12-Fret Finish: Natural Dimensions: Width: 285 mm - 11.22" Depth: 98 mm - 3.86" Back and Sides Material: Solid Genuine Mahogany Top Material: Solid Sitka Spruce Bracing: Scalloped Sitka X-Bracing Body Details: Faux Tortoise Binding, Multi-Line Purfling, Multi-Line Rosette Neck Material: Mahogany Neck Profile: Modified Low Oval Fingerboard Material: Ebony Fingerboard Radius: 16" Neck Details: Abalone Dot Inlays, Rosewood Headstock Overlay Nutwidth: 44,5 mm - 1.75" Scale Length: 545 mm - 21.4" String Spacing: 58 mm - 2.28" Bridge: Ebony Tuners: Grover Nickel Open Gear Pickup: N/A Condition: New Tech Notes: None Travels in: Hardshell Case Accessories: Martin Custom Shop Booklet, TFOA Passport

The Fellowship Of Acoustics, Netherlands  

Contact name:
The Fellowship of Acoustics
Martin, Gibson, Fender, Vintage Guitars, Santa Cruz, PRS, Collings, Rozawood, etc..
English, Dutch and German
Fine, Vintage and Rare Guitars
Opening hours:
Monday - Saturday: 10am - 6pm.


I have always been opposed to being trapped into a job eight hours a day to purchase the free time to do what I enjoy. That’s why i started the Fellowship of Acoustics. The fellowship of acoustics was founded by Rudi Bults, Guitarist and obsessed with tone and wood. The idea was offering real expertise when trading and selling the finest instruments in the world from our showroom in Bergentheim, Netherlands. Helping others find the right tools and enjoying an atmosphere that’s unhurried, honest and informative that’s my go. We are nothing like the "supermarket" style music stores, but specialize in string-things only. We are widely known for Flattop guitars but also sell electric, mandolins & banjo’s, amps, parts, and accessories. Our store has earned the reputation for being a great place to shop for the best products and service.
It is our hope that this new website - much more than a list of "gear" for sale - will serve as an example of our commitment to offering a more personal approach, a friendly atmosphere, and an ultimately more satisfying experience for our friends and customers.
If you have any questions just dial +31-523-232205 or e-mail My name is Rudi Bults, and I’m always here to help out. Wherever possible, we would recommend that you visit our store and experience our instruments and service first hand. However, because of our high standards you can be confident of ordering online from us. We hope you enjoy your visit to our site, and welcome your feedback.


We do speak English, Dutch and German! Feel free to call in any of these languages and ask your questions! Call 0031-523-232205




We LOVE Guitars, and buy and trade for most stringed instruments. But we also do consignment, make appraisals for insurance or put you on our watch list. Please check the Buying & Trading page for details.
The Fellowship of Acoustics BV
Kanaalweg oost 36
7691CE Bergentheim
To order online: go to
And choose your Guitar and purchase through the website.

Available methods of payment
# Paypal
# Credit Card (MasterCard/Visa/AmEx) only available for European Community and USA.
# Bank-Wire transfer

Call for Online Order+31(0)523-23-2205
our policy:
14 day money in return return warranty  Shipping cost, and Customs & import return costs -bothways- are buyers responsibility
1 year Guarantee on Used Guitars
5 years Guarantee on New guitars (or 'limited lifitime' if the Builder guarrantees such)

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