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LE-HMSD 2015

List price

$4,999.00

This Limited Edition model features an HMS Dreadnought by artist Robert Goetzl, printed on a Sitka spruce top with Martin’s Vintage Tone System (VTS). The HMS Dreadnought was the largest battleship of the British Royal Navy and serves as the inspiration behind the name of the Dreadnought sized guitar. Other features of this 12-fret Dreadnought model include genuine mahogany back and sides, East Indian rosewood headplate and a black ebony fingerboard and bridge. This guitar is truly a unique instrument that will be cherished by guitar enthusiasts for years to come.

The new Martin Vintage Tone System (VTS) uses a unique recipe that is based on the historic torrefaction system. The VTS acts much like a time machine in which Martin can target certain time periods and age the top/braces to that era. This focused method allows Martin’s craftsmen and women to recreate not only the pleasing visual aesthetics of a vintage guitar, but also reproduce the special tones previously reserved for vintage instruments.

Learn more about Martin’s Vintage Tone System (VTS) at www.martinguitar.com/VTS.

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List price

$4,999.00

LE-HMSD 2015
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Model:

LE-HMSD 2015

Construction:

Dovetail Neck Joint

Body Size:

D-12 Fret

Top Material:

Sitka Spruce with VTS

Top Detail:

None

Rosette:

Old Style 18 Multi-Stripe

Bracing Pattern:

X Brace

Brace Shape:

Scalloped

Brace Material:

Sitka Spruce

Brace Size:

5/16"

Back Material:

Mahogany

Back Detail:

None

Back Purfling/Strip:

Style 18

Side Material:

Mahogany

Side Detail:

None

Endpiece:

Faux Tortoise

Endpiece Inlay:

None

Binding:

Faux Tortoise

Top Inlay Material:

Multi-Stripe

Side Inlay Material:

None

Back Inlay Material:

None

Neck Material:

Genuine Mahogany

Neck Shape:

Modified V

Neck Taper:

Standard Taper

Plek:

Yes

Nut Material:

Bone

Headstock Shape:

Slotted with Square Taper

Headplate Material:

East Indian Rosewood

Headplate Detail:

N/A

Headplate Logo Style:

Script Old Style Overlay

Headplate Binding Material:

None

Heelcap:

Faux Tortoise

Fingerboard Material:

Ebony

Scale Length:

25.4"

Neck Joins Body At:

12th Fret

Number of Frets Total:

19

Fingerboard Width at Nut:

1 3/4''

Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret:

2 1/4''

Fingerboard Inlay Material:

Abalone

Fingerboard Inlay Style:

Old Style 18

Fingerboard Binding Material:

None

Side Dots:

White

Back and Side Finish:

Gloss

Back and Sides Color:

Dark Mahogany

Finish Top:

Gloss

Top Color:

Custom Ink

Finish Neck:

Satin

Neck Color:

Dark Mahogany

Bridge Material:

Ebony

Bridge Style:

Pyramid - Drop in Saddle

Bridge String Spacing:

2 1/4''

Saddle:

Compensated Bone

Saddle Radius:

16"

Tuning Machines:

Nickel Side Mount

Knob:

Butterbean

Bridge Pin Material:

Black Plastic

Bridge Pin Dots:

None

Pickguard:

Faux Tortoise

Pickguard Inlay:

N/A

Case:

Ply Hardshell

Label:

Paper Label Signed by CFM IV, Numbered in Sequence

Electronics:

Optional

Left Handed Availability:

No

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