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Martin M-38 Koa Special Acoustic Guitar
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The Martin M-38 Koa Special is an acoustic guitar that features beautifully flamed Hawaiian koa, a Style "45" snowflake inlay pattern, and gold hardw...Click To Read More About This Product
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Beautiful highly flamed Hawaiian koa adorns this guitar's back and sides.
The Martin M-38 Koa Special is an acoustic guitar that features beautifully flamed Hawaiian koa, a Style "45" snowflake inlay pattern, and gold hardware. Long prized on the stage and in the studio, Martin's M-38 Grand Auditorium guitar combines the "0000" shape with the thinner "000" body depth for exceptionally balanced tone. Martin includes a Geib-style case with the M-38 Koa Special Acoustic Guitar.
Construction: Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint
Body Size: M (0000) - 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 Highly Flamed Hawaiian Koa
Back Purfling: Style 45
Side Material: Solid Highly Flamed Hawaiian Koa
Endpiece: Grained Ivoroid
Endpiece Inlay: Black/White Boltaron
Binding: Grained Ivoroid
Top Inlay Style: Multiple Black/White Boltaron
Side Inlay: Black/White Boltaron
Back Inlay: Black/White Boltaron
Neck Material: Select Hardwood
Neck Shape: Modified V
Nut Material: Bone
Headplate: Solid Highly Flamed Koa /C.F. Martin Script - Select Abalone Pearl
Heelcap: Grained Ivoroid
Fingerboard Material: Solid Black Ebony
Scale Length: 25.4''
# Of Frets Clear: 14
# 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
Fingerboard Binding: Grained Ivoroid
Finish Back & Sides: Polished Gloss
Finish Top: Polished Gloss with Vintage Toner ; Sunburst Available At Additional Cost.
Finish Neck: Polished Gloss
Bridge Material: Solid Black Ebony
Bridge Style: Belly with Drop-In Saddle
Bridge String Spacing: 2-1/4''
Saddle: 16'' Radius/Compensated/Bone
Tuning Machines: Gold with Large Buttons
Recommended Strings: Martin Studio Performance Light Phosphor Bronze (MSP4100)
Bridge & End Pins: White with Abalone Pearl Dots
Pickguard: Delmar Tortoise Color
Case: 570 Geib Style
Interior Label: None