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An ornate model with plenty of hand-inlaid pearl, the OM-42 has solid East Indian rosewood back and sides, a Sitka spruce top, polished gloss finish and a wider hand-fit dovetail neck to accommodate fingerstyle players.

Guitar of choice for Martin Ambassador Hunter Hayes.

List Price: $6,999.00
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Model:
OM-42
Construction:
Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint
Body Size:
000-14 Fret
Top:
Solid Sitka Spruce
Rosette:
Style 45
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
Endpiece:
Grained Ivoroid
Endpiece Inlay:
Black/White Boltaron
Binding:
Grained Ivoroid
Top Inlay Style:
Abalone Pearl with Black/White/Black Boltaron
Side Inlay:
Black/White Boltaron
Back Inlay:
Black/White Boltaron
Neck Material:
Select Hardwood
Neck Shape:
Low Profile
Nut Material:
Bone
Headstock:
Solid/Diamond/Square Taper
Headplate:
Solid East Indian Rosewood /C.F. Martin Block- Select Abalone Pearl
Heelcap:
Grained Ivoroid with Black/White Boltaron Inlay
Fingerboard Material:
Solid Black Ebony
Scale Length:
25.4''
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
Fingerboard Binding:
Grained Ivoroid
Finish Back & Sides:
Polished Gloss
Finish Top:
Polished Gloss w/ Aging Toner
Finish Neck:
Polished Gloss
Bridge Material:
Solid Black Ebony
Bridge Style:
Belly
Bridge String Spacing:
2-1/4''
Saddle:
16'' Radius/Compensated/Bone
Tuning Machines:
Gold Open-Geared w/ Butterbean Knobs
Recommended Strings:
Martin SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Light Gauge (MSP7100)
Bridge & End Pins:
White w/ Abalone Pearl Dots
Pickguard:
Tortoise Color - Beveled & Polished
Case:
630 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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