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D-41K Purple Martin

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Capturing the beauty of the purple martin, one of the most stunning swallows of North America, this guitar features purple martin-inspired inlay throughout the fingerboard, bridge, and pickguard. Constructed with highly flamed koa back and sides and Adirondack spruce top, these guitars will sing as beautifully as their namesakes. Limited to 50 instruments, with labels signed by C.F. Martin IV.

List Price: $9,999.00
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Model:
D-41K Purple Martin
Construction:
Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint
Body Size:
D-14 Fret
Top:
Solid Adirondack Spruce
Rosette:
Style 45
Top Bracing Pattern:
Standard ''X'' Scalloped (Golden Era Style)- Forward Shiftedd
Top Braces:
Solid Adirondack Spruce 5/16''
Back Material:
Solid Highly Flamed Koa
Back Purfling:
Style 45 - Golden Era
Side Material:
Solid Highly Flamed Koa
Endpiece:
Grained Ivoroid
Endpiece Inlay:
Black/Maple/Black Fiber
Binding:
Grained Ivoroid
Top Inlay Style:
Style 41 - Abalone Pearl with Black/Maple/Black Fiber
Side Inlay:
none
Back Inlay:
Black/Maple/Black Fiber
Neck Material:
Select Hardwood
Neck Shape:
Modified Low Oval w/ Performing Artist Taper
Nut Material:
Bone
Headstock:
Solid/Diamond/Square Tapered
Headplate:
Solid Madagascar Rosewood
Heelcap:
Grained Ivoroid
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 1/8''
Fingerboard Position Inlays:
Purple Martin Theme
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 w/Purple Martin Inlay
Bridge Style:
Belly
Bridge String Spacing:
2 3/16''
Saddle:
16'' Radius/Compensated/Bone
Tuning Machines:
Gold Open-Geared w/ Engraved Button
Recommended Strings:
Martin SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Medium Gauge (MSP7200)
Bridge & End Pins:
Bone w/ Pearl Dots
Pickguard:
Black Acrylic w/ Purple Martin Inlay
Case:
545E - Slate Gray
Interior Label:
Signed by CFM IV, Numbered in Sequence with Total (50)
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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