Martin’s 14-fret Dreadnought model celebrates our Chairman & CEO Chris Martin IV’s 60th birthday. Limited to a quantity of 60, the HD-35 CFM IV 60th model is truly a unique instrument with European spruce top with Martin’s Vintage Tone System (VTS) and herringbone pearl inlay. The 3-piece back consists of siris wings with an East Indian rosewood wedge; the fingerboard and bridge are beautifully inlaid with infinity hexagon outlines. Chris Martin has personally signed each label in these Limited Edition guitars. This model includes sustainable wood certified parts. See specifications for details.
The new Martin Vintage Tone System (VTS) uses a unique recipe that is based on the historic torrefaction system. The VTS acts much like a time machine in which Martin can target certain time periods and age the top/braces to that era. This focused method allows Martin’s craftsmen and women to recreate not only the pleasing visual aesthetics of a vintage guitar, but also reproduce the special tones previously reserved for vintage instruments.
Other specifications include:
Construction: Dovetail Neck Joint Body Size: D-14 Fret Top Material: European Spruce with VTS Top Detail: FSC® Certified Wood Rosette: Abalone with Multi-Stripe Bracing Pattern: X Brace Brace Shape: Scalloped Brace Material: Adirondack Spruce Brace Size: 1/4" Back Material: Siris Back Detail: East Indian Rosewood Wedge Back Purfling/Strip: Fine Herringbone Side Material: Siris Side Detail: N/A Endpiece: Grained Ivoroid Endpiece Inlay: Multi-Stripe Binding: Grained Ivoroid Top Inlay Material: Herringbone Pearl 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 Headplate Material: Ebony Headplate Detail: N/A Headplate Logo Style: Custom Inlay Headplate Binding Material: N/A Heelcap: Grained Ivoroid 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: Shell Fingerboard Inlay Style: Hexagon Outline Fingerboard Binding Material: Grained Ivoroid Side Dots: Black Back and Side Finish: Gloss Back and Sides Color: N/A Finish Top: Gloss Top Color: Clear Finish Neck: Gloss Neck Color: Dark Mahogany Bridge Material: Ebony Bridge Style: Modern Belly - Drop in Saddle Bridge String Spacing: 2 3/16'' Saddle: Compensated Bone Saddle Radius: 16" Tuning Machines: Nickel Enclosed Recommended Strings: SP Acoustic 92/8 Phosphor Bronze Medium (MSP4200) Knob: Oval Bridge Pin Material: White Plastic Bridge Pin Dots: Black Plastic Pickguard: Faux Tortoise Pickguard Inlay: N/A Case: Ply Hardshell Label: 60th Birthday Paper Label Signed by CFM IV Numbered in Sequence w/Total #1944327
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