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The Martin D-42 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar has a solid spruce top that generates rich Martin tone, while gorgeous rosewood back and sides add crisp ...Click To Read More About This Product
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The Martin D-42 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar has a solid spruce top that generates rich Martin tone, while gorgeous rosewood back and sides add crisp projection. Vintage features include forward-shifted scalloped bracing, traditional Martin Style 45 snowflake fingerboard inlays, elegant grained ivoroid bindings on the top and lush ebony fretboard, and gold tuning gears with butterbean knobs.
- Model D-42
- Construction: mahogany blocks/dovetail neck joint
- Body size: D-14 fret
- Top: solid sitka spruce
- Rosette: style 45
- Top bracing pattern: standard ''x'' scalloped, forward shifted
- Top braces: solid sitka spruce 5/16''
- 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/squaretaper
- 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''
- # of frets clear: 14
- # of frets total: 20
- Fingerboard width at nut: 1-11/16''
- Fingerboard width at 12th fret: 2-1/8''
- Fingerboard position inlays: style 45 snowflakes - select abalone pearl
- Fingerboard binding: grained ivoroid
- Finish back & sides: polished gloss
- Finish top: sunburst
- 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 open-geared w/ butterbean knobs
- Recommended strings: Martin SP lifespan phosphor bronze medium gauge (msp7200)
- Bridge & end pins: white w/ abalone pearl dots
- Pickguard: tortoise color - beveled & polished
This guitar is a true beauty with a heart of gold. Order today and you'll never regret it.