Collectors of fine Martin guitars or players looking for the ulitmate in all Mahogany instruments should give this instrument careful consideration. Offered is this luscious Martin Signature Edition 000-42Q2GN which was built in 2003 to honor musician Graham Nash. This near mint example is number 134 of the 147 of these magnificent instruments that were built.
This is a short scale, 000-sized, 14 fret instrument. The top, back and sides are all made of fabulous quilted Mahogany. The top is braced with scalloped 5/16" Sitka x-bracing. It is decorated with a Style 45 Abalone rosette, herringbone purfling, tortoise and black/white binding, Style 42 snowflake Abalone fretboard inlays and unique Graham Nash inlays in the headstock and fretboard. It has an Ebony fretboard and belly bridge. It has a compensated bone saddle with 2-5/16" string spacing and a 1-11/16" bone nut. It has a Mahogany neck with a Low Profile neck shape. The tuners are gold open backs with butterbean knobs.
The tone of this magnificent instrument is warm, clear and balanced with lots of sustain and overtones. It is quite responsive and is very easy to play with it's sleek neck shape and relatively narrow nut width. It is setup with light gauge phosphor bronze strings and 12th fret string heights of 6/64" on the low E side and 4/64" on the high E side. Please check out the brief sound sample provided. The voice of this instrument belies it's all Mahogany construction.
This one owner guitar was purchased at Elderly Instruments in 2003. Despite being 15 years old, this guitar remains in near mint condition with little to no evidence of play or wear. The frets show no observable evidence of wear. It comes in it's original Geib style case, also in superb condition, along with the original paperwork. Make this rare and beautiful Martin instrument yours today!
Capital Guitars accepts payment via PayPal, credit cars via PayPal, wire transfer, or via bank check. Guitars ship only after payment clears. See something you wish to purchase? To pay via Paypal, just click the 'Buy Now' button, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating the guitar you wish to purchase, where you live (for calculating the shipping cost and NYS sales tax if applicable) and confirm the email address you use for Paypal. We will send you a Paypal invoice referencing the specific guitar being purchased. Just follow the prompts in the Paypal email to pay for your guitar. Once we receive your cleared payment we will contact you with tracking information and a paid invoice. That is all there is to it! Shipments to locations within the State of New York are subject to imposition of applicable New York Sales taxes. Trade proposals involving quality gear are welcomed! Email me a pic or two of your proposed trade and a brief description of its condition and we will let you know what we can allow you in trade. We also do LAYAWAYS! All layaways require a non-refundable up-front payment equal to 20% of the purchase price. Your deposit holds the guitar for you, with 60 days to pay the balance. Contact us via email for more details.
Shipping to Continental US addresses is via FedEx Ground, with flat rate shipping of $60 to Eastern time zones, $70 Central and $80 Mountain/Pacific. Shipping to Alaska and Hawaii is $100. A phone number at the shipping destination is required. Other shipping services, including express services and international shipping are available at our discretion, just contact us for a quote.
Refunds of the original purchase price less shipping and a 10% restocking fee may be requested within 48 hours of delivery. Exchanges within one (1) week of the original date of purchase may be made for an item of equal or greater value at the discretion of Capital Guitars. Where permitted herein, items must be promptly returned at the buyer's expense, in the same condition as received with all accessories and paperwork included. Sale items, purchases that are made via layaway, those involving trades and/or international shipping are considered final except upon an error by and at the discretion of Capital Guitars. All deposits are non-returnable. Our apologies, but we are a very small operation and returns are extremely time consuming and costly.