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Martin Limited Edition D-42 Purple Martin Flamed Myrtle #53 of 100

Serial Number: 2398250

The D-42 Purple Martin Flamed Myrtle is the fourth in the Purple Martin series. The “Purple Martin” theme is inspired by the purple martin bird of Pennsylvania, where Martin Guitar’s headquarters and factory are located. Limited to 100 instruments, this head-turning model includes 42-style pearl inlay throughout and highly decorative inlay on the fingerboard and pickguard of the purple martin bird and mountain laurel flowers, the state flower of Pennsylvania. It is a full gloss guitar made with a top of heavy bearclaw Engelmann spruce and the back and sides of flamed myrtle. Each model includes a label signed by Martin Chairman and CEO, Chris Martin, a ply hardshell case, and Martin’s Authentic Acoustic Lifespan® 2.0 medium gauge strings.

Other specifications include:

  • Body Size: D-14 Fret
  • Finish Top: Gloss
  • Construction: Dovetail Neck Joint – Hide Glue Construction
  • Back & Side Finish: Gloss
  • Bracing Pattern: Forward-Shifted X-Brace
  • Scale Length: 25.4″
  • Brace Shape: Scalloped
  • Fingerboard Width At Nut: 1 3/4”
  • Top Material: Engelmann Spruce
  • Neck Shape: Modified Low Oval
  • Back Material:Myrtle
  • Neck Taper: High-Performance Taper
  • Side Material: Myrtle
  • Electronics: None
  • Top Color: Purple Sunburst
  • Bridge Style: Belly – Drop in Saddle
  • Binding: European Flamed Maple
  • Bridge String Spacing: 2 3/16”
  • Top Inlay Material: Abalone with Multi-Stripe
  • Bridge Material: Ebony
  • Top Detail: Heavy Bearclaw
  • Bridge Pin Material: Liquidmetal®
  • Pickguard: Black Acrylic
  • Bridge Pin Dots: None
  • Pickguard Inlay: Purple Martin
  • Saddle: Compensated Bone
  • Rosette: Abalone with Multi-Stripe
  • Saddle Radius: 16″
  • Brace Material: Adirondack Spruce
  • Back & Sides Color: Purple Sunburst
  • Brace Size: 5/16″
  • Back Detail: Flamed
  • Back Purfling/Strip: Style 45 Golden Era with Black Stripe
  • Back Inlay Material: Multi-Stripe
  • Heelcap: European Flamed Maple with Multi-Stripe
  • Side Detail: Flamed
  • Endpiece: European Flamed Maple
  • Side Inlay Material: Multi-Stripe
  • Endpiece Inlay: Multi-Stripe
  • Neck Material: Genuine Mahogany
  • Fingerboard Material: Ebony
  • Finish Neck: Gloss
  • Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2 1/8”
  • Neck Color: None
  • Fingerboard Inlay Style: Purple Martin Theme
  • Number of Frets Total: 20
  • Fingerboard Inlay Material: Shell
  • Neck Joins Body At: 14th Fret
  • Fingerboard Binding Material: European Flamed Maple
  • Side Dots: Abalone
  • Headstock Shape: Solid with Square Taper, Diamond and Square Corners
  • Tuning Machines: Gold Open Gear
  • Headplate Material: Ebony
  • Knob: Butterbean
  • Headplate Logo Style: Block Inlay Golden Era
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Headplate Binding Material:European Flame Maple with Multi-Stripe
  • Case: Ply Hardshell
  • Left Handed Availability: Yes
  • Label: Signed by CFM IV, Numbered in Sequence with Total (100)
  • Pleked: Yes
  • #2398250

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