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Stunning Limited Run 2005 C.F. Martin D-42 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar & Case.

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  • CONSTRUCTION: Dovetail Neck Joint
  • BODY SIZE: D-14 Fret
  • TOP MATERIAL: Sitka Spruce
  • ROSETTE: Abalone with Multi-Stripe
  • BRACING PATTERN: Forward Shifted X Brace
  • BRACE SHAPE: Scalloped
  • BRACE MATERIAL: Sitka Spruce
  • BRACE SIZE: 5/16″
  • BACK MATERIAL: East Indian Rosewood
  • BACK DETAIL: N/A
  • BACK PURFLING/STRIP: Style 45
  • SIDE MATERIAL: East Indian Rosewood
  • ENDPIECE: Grained Ivoroid
  • ENDPIECE INLAY: Multi-Stripe
  • BINDING: Grained Ivoroid
  • TOP INLAY MATERIAL: Abalone with Multi-Stripe
  • TOP COLOUR: Ageing Toner Finished
  • SIDE INLAY MATERIAL: Multi-Stripe
  • BACK INLAY MATERIAL: Multi-Stripe
  • NECK MATERIAL: Genuine Mahogany
  • NECK SHAPE: Low Profile / Volute
  • NECK TAPER: Standard Taper
  • NUT MATERIAL: Bone
  • HEADSTOCK SHAPE: Solid with Square Taper and Diamond
  • HEADPLATE MATERIAL: Limited Run Fiberloid tortoise shell color veneer
  • HEADPLATE DETAIL: Abalone C.F. Martin Logo
  • HEEL CAP: 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: 1-11/16”
  • FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT 12TH FRET: 2-1/8”
  • FINGERBOARD INLAY MATERIAL: Abalone
  • FINGERBOARD INLAY STYLE: Style 45 Snowflake
  • FINGERBOARD BINDING MATERIAL: Grained Ivoroid with Multi-Stripe
  • SIDE DOTS: Black
  • BACK & SIDE FINISH: Gloss
  • FINISH TOP: Gloss
  • FINISH NECK: Gloss
  • NECK COLOR: Dark Mahogany
  • BRIDGE MATERIAL: Ebony
  • BRIDGE STYLE: Modern Belly – Drop in Saddle
  • BRIDGE STRING SPACING: 2-1/8″
  • SADDLE: Compensated Bone
  • SADDLE RADIUS: 16”
  • TUNING MACHINES: Gold Open Gear Butterbean
  • BRIDGE PIN MATERIAL: White Plastic
  • BRIDGE PIN DOTS: Abalone
  • PICKGUARD: Fiberloid style faux tortoise shell
  • CASE: Hiscox Plush Lined
  • SERIAL # 1134285
  • WEIGHT: 5lb

Here we have this this most gorgeous Martin D-42 from 2005. This is one of a handful featuring the headstock with Fiberloid style faux tortoise shell color head veneer. This veneer was originally used on models from 1940-1942 & matching with its pickguard & it looks lush. This coupled with the C F Martin logo, executed in beautiful jewelry grade Abalone, Spruce top, paired with Indian Rosewood back and sides, Mahogany neck and Ebony for the fingerboard and bridge. Other 42 appointments include. Abalone lining inside the top binding and around the soundhole and fingerboard extension. The fingerboard and bridge features a classic Snowflake motif, again in Abalone. The D-42 also has forward shifted bracing, giving it a really bright resonant tone.

The condition is excellent, with very little signs of use. The neck is straight as an arrow & the frets are in really super shape. There is a small area of forearm staining to the upper bout, but this is very mild & may come off with a nitro cleaning solution!. She sleeps in an aftermarket Plush lined/fitted Hiscox case.

Made of the highest grade woods Martin has available and assembled by their most skilled luthiers, the D42 is built to Martin’s highest specifications. Featuring vintage inspired, hand inlaid Abalone appointments, forward-shifted “X” bracing and Style 45 Snowflake fretboard markers, the D-42 is a classically designed Martin through and through.

Payment

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Shipping

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Note: All amps are preferably UK shipping or collection only. We rarely ship amps internationally, due to potential breakage, unless this is agreed separately. If you are outside Europe and are interested in any of our guitars or amps please contact us for a special shipping quote.

Returns

We operate a 48hr approval period for on-line mail order purchases only. Customers who buy goods in the RGG showroom can fully evaluate them prior to making the payment and as such do not have this return and refund option available to them.

If you want to return an item please make contact for a returns authorisation. You have 2 days to try the instrument with a full refund minus our shipping costs (including our cost of free shipping if applicable). It is the purchaser’s responsibility to return any unwanted product promptly to the company in the condition they were received, using the original packaging and with a copy of the sales receipt. (We recommend you insure the item in transit). The item must be shipped back via a service comparable with which it was delivered, immediately upon return authorization.

Goods that have been altered from their original condition in any way cannot be returned.

Any items returned after the 48hr agreed approval period, and not exceeding more than two weeks, are subject to a 10% re-stocking fee. PayPal, Credit/Debit card refunds will be processed immediately and normally take 3-5 working days to show on the customer’s account. Bank transfer and cash refunds will normally be refunded by cheque.

 

 

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