NEW - We custom ordered this special Martin Custom Shop D Style 14 Fret acoustic, this past year. Martin Custom Shop master luthier Dan Brown, had some very special Wild Grain East Indian Rosewood figured rosewood that is beyond rare! We were able to choose the finest of the lot of what Martin is calling ‘Wild Grain’ Rosewood, and had a special Martin D Style 14 Fret custom ordered (photo below of wood set #62 for this guitar).
This guitar not only looks stunning with the beautiful Wild Grain back, but sounds and plays amazing! Dan Brown who is Martin’s top master luthier built this special guitar for us with a Adirondack Spruce top, East Indian ‘Wild Grain’ rosewood back and sides, Adirondack Golden Era scalloped forward shift bracing, grained ivoroid binding, Style 45 bold Select Abalone pearl rosette, a Select abalone pearl Martin logo on a matching figured Guatemalan rosewood veneer headstock, Diamond shaped Pearl fingerboard inlays onto an ebony fingerboard, 1 ¾” with at the nut and 2 1/8” with at the 12th fret with a 25.34 scale length, clear gloss lacquer finish including the back of the neck, a 30′s Modern belly drop in saddle, with six point snowflakes, and a set of Schaller Gold Grand Tuners. A thing of beauty that sounds and plays amazing!
Comes with a deluxe hardshell Martin case and Lifetime Martin Custom Shop Warranty.
LIST PRICE $6953
IN STOCK AND READY TO SHIP!
Includes free shipping in the continental USA, and free expert guitar setup!
Special Instruction: Andy Babiuk Wild Eir Set#62
Construction: Standard; Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neckjoint
Body Size: D-14 Fret
Top Grade: 3-4
Top Braces: Sitka/Scalloped 5/16''(G99Bc0044)
Pattern: Domle #3A
Top Binding: 11/64'' Antique White Boltaron
Top Inlay: Bold Herringbone- D Size
Rosette: Style 45 Select Abalone Pearl
Additional Ros. Inlay: Inner/Outerrings-.0325''Bw/.025''Black;Center-.0325''Bw/.073''Bw/.025''Black
Pickguard: Pg,Faux Tortoise 3071,Sa,Pat1B,2.50R
Back: Wild Grain East Indianrosewood
Back Panels: 2 Pc. Purfling: Hd Zig-Zag
Center Strip/Loc.Stamp: Sitka Spruce Standard(Cf Martin & Co Nazareth, Pa Between 1St/2Nd Brace)
Back Braces: Sitka Spruce(G99Bc0200)
Back Binding: 11/64'' Antique White Boltaron
Back Inlay: .0495'' B/W/B Boltaron
Sides: Wild Grain E.I.R.
Side Strips: East Indian Rosewood
End Piece: Antique White Boltaron
End Piece Inlay: .0325'' B/W Boltaron
Block: Solid Genuine Mahogany
Block Rear: D Mahogany
Block Front: D 14 Fret Adjustable Mahogany
Neck: Select Hardwood
Neck Shape: Mod Low Oval/Pataper
Headstock: Solid/6 String Diamond/Square Taper
Trussrod: 2-Way Adjustable356Mm
Heelcap: Antique Whiteboltaron
Headplate: East Indian Rosewood (Wild Grain)
Head Plate Decal: Large Old Style
Head Plate Bind:Antique White Boltaron
Head Plate Pearl: C.F. Martin Block, Select Abalone
Tuning Machines: Schaller Gold Grand Tune Bb Btn(11/32)
Fingerboard: Black Ebony (Stain- Yes, Oil-Yes)
Scale Length: 25.340'' (25.4'')
Width At Nut: 1 3/4''(1.750)
Width At 12 Fret: 2 1/8''(2.125)
Fret Wire: German .043'',Notched 1 3/4
Frets Clear: 14
Total Frets: 20
Finger Board Bind: Antique White Boltaron
Finger Board Inlay: None
Pearl Inlay: Diamond & Squarelong
Side Dots: White Boltaron
Side Dot Position: One At 3Rd, 5Th, 7Th, 9Th, Two At 12Th, One At 15Th & 17Thfrets
Finish Body: Non-Catalyzed Gloss/ Rosewoodfiller
Finish Top: Universal Aging Toner,11974 (Do Not Clean Rosette Orinlays)
Finish Neck: Catalyzed 15Sheen Satin/Universal Mahogany Stain, 11592/ Rosewoodfiller
Bridge: Black Ebony
Style: Modern Belly- Drop Insaddle
Pearl Inlay: Six Point Snowflakes - Select Abalone
String Spacing: 2 5/32''(2.156)
Strings: Strings, Martin, Msp4200, Guitar Prod
Bridge Pins: White W/ Faux Tortoise Dots
Endpin: White W/ Faux Tortoise Dot
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