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The D-45 Dreadnought is the flagship model of the Standard Series. It is the most ornate Standard Series instrument, featuring hand inlaid pearl and premium tonewoods. The guitar of choice for legends like Gene Autry and Stephen Stills, it’s the perfect guitar for a discerning collector or musician. Nothing says you’ve arrived like a D-45.

List Price: $10,999.00
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Model:
D-45
Construction:
Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint
Body Size:
D-14 Fret
Top:
Solid Sitka Spruce
Rosette:
Style 45
Top Bracing Pattern:
Standard ''X'' Scalloped
Top Braces:
Solid Sitka Spruce 5/16''
Back Material:
Solid East Indian Rosewood
Back Purfling:
Style 45
Side Material:
Solid East Indian Rosewood
Endpiece:
White Boltaron
Endpiece Inlay:
Abalone with Black/White Boltaron
Binding:
White Boltaron
Top Inlay Style:
Abalone Pearl with Black/White/Black Boltaron
Side Inlay:
Abalone Pearl with Black/White/Black Boltaron
Back Inlay:
Abalone Pearl with Black/White Boltaron
Neck Material:
Select Hardwood
Neck Shape:
Low Profile
Nut Material:
Bone
Headstock:
Solid/Diamond/SquareTaper
Headplate:
Solid East Indian Rosewood /C.F. Martin Block- Select Abalone Pearl
Heelcap:
White Boltaron
Fingerboard Material:
Solid Black Ebony
Scale Length:
25.4''
Number of Frets Clear:
14
Number of Frets Total:
20
Fingerboard Width at Nut:
1-11/16''
Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret:
2-1/8''
Fingerboard Position Inlays:
Style 45 Hexagon
Fingerboard Binding:
White Boltaron
Finish Back & Sides:
Polished Gloss
Finish Top:
Polished Gloss
Finish Neck:
Polished Gloss
Bridge Material:
Solid Black Ebony
Bridge Style:
Belly
Bridge String Spacing:
2-1/8''
Saddle:
16'' Radius/Compensated/Bone
Tuning Machines:
Gold Enclosed w/ Large Buttons
Recommended Strings:
Martin SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Medium Gauge (MSP7200)
Bridge & End Pins:
White w/ Abalone Pearl Dots
Pickguard:
Tortoise Color - Beveled & Polished
Case:
640 Molded
Interior Label:
none
Electronics:
Optional
Other Options:
Available left-handed at no additional charge
Other Comments:
All prices & specifications are subject to change without notice.
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