• Martin Custom Shop OM-42 Rosewood – Alpine (SOLD)

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    Exquisite Martin Custom Shop OM-42, offering a warm and superb tone with excellent playability and supreme craftsmanship. The tone of the instrument is well-balanced between pure notes and power to harmonic and dynamic. Dream guitar!

    This Martin Custom Shop OM-42 is built with incredible craftsmanship and constructed from the finest materials. She features a natural full gloss finish, providing a pleasing look to complement the elegance of the perfectly grained premium Alpine Spruce and East Indian Rosewood. On top of that she is  outfitted with style 42 inlays. Awesome looks!

    Alpine Spruce is a tonewood with probably the longest tradition in music instrument making, having been used in making guitars, violins, and pianos for centuries. This revered tonewood features exceptional stiffness together with low density, and thus a great foundation for a great guitar sound. The sound properties are well-balanced between pure notes and power to harmonic and dynamic. At present, Alpine Spruce is an exclusive material because it is difficult to find wood with the premium grade needed to ensure the premium quality of the Martin Custom Shop guitars. As to the tonal qualities, one can say the Indian Rosewood give the ‘reverby’ sound to the warmth, complexity and overtones of the sound of this guitar. And because of the longer scale length compared to the 000 this model the tone is a little tighter, louder and more brilliant. That is why guitarists like Eric Clapton and John Mayer love this model!

    This Martin Custom Shop OM-42 is an exquisite looking tone machine, perfect for the fingerstyle guitarist. CALL OR MAIL FOR YOUR BEST PRICE!

    Price includes:

    • Martin Limited warranty
    • 21% VAT included. Buyers outside the Eurozone can deduct the VAT
    • Free shipping to Benelux countries.
    • We ship worldwide. Mail for shipping costs.
    • 14 day Return Policy applies:
    • Pickup of your guitar for repair, consignment or trade can be arranged.
    • All guitars come with a fresh set of strings

     

    Specifications

    • CONSTRUCTION: Standard; Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint
    • BODY SIZE: 000-14 Fret
    • TOP: Premium Italian Alpine Spruce
    • TOP GRADE: 8
    • TOP BRACES: Adirondack/Scalloped 1/4” Golden Era
    • PATTERN: OM #6A
    • TOP BINDING: Highly Flamed Koa
    • TOP INLAY: Style 42
    • TOP PEARL: Style 42
    • ROSETTE: Style 45
    • PEARL INLAY: .064” Select Abalone- 5 Piece
    • PICKGUARD: Faux Tortoise
    • PEARL INLAY: None
    • BACK & SIDES: East Indian Rosewood
    • PURFLING: Style 45 Mosaic Pattern
    • BACK BINDING: Highly Flamed Koa
    • BACK INLAY: .042″ Black/Maple/Black Fiber
    • SIDE INLAY: .042 B/M/B Fiber
    • ENDPIECE: Highly Flamed Koa
    • ENDPIECE INLAY: .042″ B/M/B Fiber
    • NECK: Genuine Mahogany
    • NECK SHAPE: Mod Low Oval/PA Taper
    • HEADSTOCK: Solid / 6 String / Diamond / Square Corners
    • TRUSS ROD: 2-Way Adjustable 356 mm
    • HEELCAP: High Figured Flame Koa w/ B/M/B Fiber
    • NUT: Bone
    • HEADPLATE: East Indian Rosewood
    • HEADPLATE BIND: Highly Flamed Koa (Mitered / Squared Corners)
    • HEADPLATE INLAY: .042″ B/M/B Fiber
    • HEADPLATE PEARL: C.F. Martin Block- Select
    • ADDITIONAL HP INLAY: None
    • TUNING MACHINES: Waverly Gold
    • FINGERBOARD: Black Ebony
    • RADIUS: 16”
    • SCALE LENGTH: 645 mm / 25.4”)
    • WIDTH AT NUT: 1 3/4”
    • WIDTH AT 12th FRET: 2 1/8”
    • FRET WIRE: G-600
    • FRETS CLEAR: 14
    • TOTAL FRETS: 20
    • FINGERBOARD BIND: Highly Flamed Koa (Mitered)
    • FINGERBOARD INLAY: .042″ B/M/B Fiber
    • PEARL INLAY: Style 45 Snowflake
    • SIDE DOTS: Black Boltaron
    • FINISH TYPE: Full Gloss
    • FINISH TOP: Aging Toner
    • BRIDGE: Black Ebony
    • STYLE: Modern Belly- Drop In Saddle
    • PEARL INLAY: 6 Point Snowflakes- Select
    • STRING SPACING: 52 mm /  2 5/32”
    • SADDLE: 16” Radius/Compensated/Bone
    • ELECTRONICS: Optional
    • STRAP BUTTON: Optional
    • BRIDGE PINS: White w/ Paua Pearl Dots
    • END PIN: White w/ Paua Pearl Dot
    • CASE: Martin Geib Style 533