With back and sides in premium solid figured koa and a Sitka spruce top, this instrument is enhanced with vintage appointments found on many Martin pre-war classic guitars. Massive bass response balanced with articulate highs makes the D-42 a fine choice for the discerning player.
Other specifications include:
Construction: Dovetail Neck Joint Body Size: D-14 Fret Top Material: Sitka Spruce Top Detail: None Rosette: Abalone with Multi-Stripe Bracing Pattern: Forward Shifted X Brace Brace Shape: Scalloped Brace Material: Sitka Spruce Brace Size: 5/16" Back Material: Koa Back Detail: None Back Purfling/Strip: Style 45 Side Material: Koa Side Detail: None Endpiece: Antique White Endpiece Inlay: Multi-Stripe Binding: Antique White Top Inlay Material: Abalone with Multi-Stripe Side Inlay Material: Multi-Stripe Back Inlay Material: Multi-Stripe Neck Material: Genuine Mahogany Neck Shape: Modified Low Oval Neck Taper: High Performance Taper Plek: Yes Nut Material: Bone Headstock Shape: Solid with Square Taper and Diamond Headplate Material: East Indian Rosewood Headplate Detail: N/A Headplate Logo Style: Block Inlay Headplate Binding Material: Antique White with Multi-Stripe Heelcap: Antique White 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: Style 45 Snowflake Fingerboard Binding Material: Antique White with Multi-Stripe Side Dots: Black Back and Side Finish: Gloss Back and Sides Color: None Finish Top: Gloss Top Color: Aging Toner Finish Neck: Gloss Neck Color: Dark Mahogany Bridge Material: Ebony Bridge Style: Modern Belly - Drop in Saddle Bridge String Spacing: 2 5/32" Saddle: Compensated Bone Saddle Radius: 16" Tuning Machines: Gold Open Gear Recommended Strings: SP Acoustic 92/8 Phosphor Bronze Medium (MSP4200) Knob: Butterbean Bridge Pin Material: White Plastic Bridge Pin Dots: Abalone Pickguard: Faux Tortoise Pickguard Inlay: None Case: Ply Hardshell Label: None Electronics: None #2486579
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