Mark Knopfler’s 1935 Martin D-18
This is one of Mark’s favorite acoustic guitars, at least according to an interview he gave with VintageGuitar. The guitar was a present from Paul Kennerly.
The guitar I’ve been playing more than any other over the past few years is a D-18 Martin from 1935. It was a present from a friend and there’s just something about it; it has a lot of character – very slatey, kind of dry, but a beautiful sound.Mark Knopfler – VintageGuitar
Unfortunately, it’s unknown when exactly Mark got the guitar, and to which extent he used it in the studio. From the VintageGuitar interview, it’s apparent that he used it extensively on Privateering, so we know that much at least.
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