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If you are on a quest for the very best OM guitar you can find, then you really need to start your search with this lovely Martin OM42. Its likely you will also end your search with one of these beauties, as in many players eyes and ears, the OM42 just can not be improved upon. Blessed with a full and rich Martin character, and offering the player a gorgeous sumptuous tone, this top of the line Martin acoustic will not only delight demanding finger style guitarists, but also those of us who play with a pick. Only the very best and carefully selected woods are used on the 40 series family of Martin guitars, and this ensures not only a more attractive instrument, but also one that sparkles and shimmers with an abundance of musical character and responsiveness. The incredible Indian Rosewood back and sides is matched perfectly with a first class Spruce top. We love the standard scale design and comfortable intuitive low profile neck. Check out the 45 series rosette and sumptuous Ebony fret board with classic snowflake Abalone Pearl inlays. This instrument is part work of art, part marvelous tone laden acoustic guitar. It is historically significant and deserves a place in any collectors line up. It will turn the heads of musicians and guitar connoisseurs from any walk of life, and it exudes an authentic vibe only produced with the very finest of American crafted Martins.
Construction:Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint
Body Size:000-14 Fret
Top:Solid Sitka Spruce
Top Bracing Pattern:Standard ''X'' Scalloped
Top Braces:Solid Sitka Spruce 1/4''
Back Material:Solid East Indian Rosewood
Back Purfling:Style 45
Side Material:Solid East Indian Rosewood
Top Inlay Style:Abalone Pearl with Black/White/Black Boltaron
Neck Material:Select Hardwood
Neck Shape:Low Profile
Headplate:Solid East Indian Rosewood /C.F. Martin Block- Select Abalone Pearl
Fingerboard Material:Solid Black Ebony
Number of Frets Clear:14
Number of Frets Total:20
Fingerboard Width at Nut:1-3/4''
Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret:2-1/4''
Fingerboard Position Inlays:Style 45 Snowflakes - Select Abalone Pearl
Finish Back & Sides:Polished Gloss
Finish Top:Polished Gloss w/ Aging Toner
Bridge Material:Solid Black Ebony
Bridge String Spacing:2-1/4''
Tuning Machines:Gold Open-Geared w/ Butterbean Knobs
Pickguard:Tortoise Color - Beveled & Polished
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