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SS-GP42-15

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$10,999.00

2015 Winter NAMM Show Special – the SS-GP42-15 – is a spectacular stage performance guitar. With Martin’s new Vintage Tone System (VTS) Adirondack spruce soundboard and highly flamed Hawaiian koa back and sides, this Grand Performance acoustic-electric offers premium Style 42 appointments, state-of-the-art onboard Fishman Aura VT electronics, Madagascar rosewood bindings, and a polished gloss lacquer finish with “toasted sunburst” top shading. Personally signed by C. F. Martin IV and numbered in sequence, no more than fifty of these special guitars will be offered. This model includes sustainable wood certified parts. See specifications for details.

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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SS-GP42-15
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Model:

SS-GP42-15

Construction:

Dovetail Neck Joint - Hide Glue Construction

Body Size:

Grand Performance 14 Fret

Top Material:

European Spruce with VTS

Top Detail:

FSC® Certified Wood

Rosette:

Abalone with Multi-Stripe

Bracing Pattern:

Forward Shifted X Brace

Brace Shape:

Scalloped

Brace Material:

Adirondack Spruce

Brace Size:

5/16" with 1/4" Tone Bars

Back Material:

Koa

Back Detail:

Madagascar Rosewood Wedge

Back Purfling/Strip:

Style 45 Golden Era with Black Stripe

Side Material:

Koa

Side Detail:

Highly Flamed

Endpiece:

Madagascar Rosewood

Endpiece Inlay:

Multi-Stripe

Binding:

Madagascar Rosewood

Top Inlay Material:

Abalone with Multi-Stripe

Side Inlay Material:

Multi-Stripe

Back Inlay Material:

Multi-Stripe

Neck Material:

Genuine Mahogany

Neck Shape:

Performing Artist

Neck Taper:

High Performance Taper

Plek:

No

Nut Material:

Bone

Headstock Shape:

Solid with Square Taper and Diamond

Headplate Material:

Madagascar Rosewood

Headplate Detail:

N/A

Headplate Logo Style:

Tree of Life Inlay

Headplate Binding Material:

Madagascar Rosewood with Multi-Stripe

Heelcap:

Madagascar Rosewood with Multi-Stripe

Fingerboard Material:

Ebony

Scale Length:

25.4"

Neck Joins Body At:

14th Fret

Number of Frets Total:

20

Fingerboard Width at Nut:

1 3/4''

Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret:

2 1/8''

Fingerboard Inlay Material:

Abalone

Fingerboard Inlay Style:

Continuous Tree of Life Pearl Inlay

Fingerboard Binding Material:

Madagascar Rosewood

Side Dots:

Abalone

Back and Side Finish:

Gloss

Back and Sides Color:

None

Finish Top:

Gloss

Top Color:

Toasted Burst

Finish Neck:

Gloss

Neck Color:

None

Bridge Material:

Ebony

Bridge Style:

Modern Pyramid - Drop in Saddle

Bridge String Spacing:

2 3/16''

Saddle:

Compensated White Tusq

Saddle Radius:

16"

Tuning Machines:

Gold Grand Tune

Knob:

Butterbean

Bridge Pin Material:

Bone

Bridge Pin Dots:

Abalone

Pickguard:

None

Pickguard Inlay:

None

Case:

Ply Hardshell

Label:

Paper Label Signed by CFM IV, Numbered in Sequence with Total

Electronics:

Fishman Aura VT

Left Handed Availability:

Yes

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