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Martin D-41 Purple Martin Acoustic Guitar  

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The purple martin is the largest North American swallow and produces sounds that have been described as œthroaty and rich, much like the limited edition guitar that bears its name. A favorite theme o... Click To Read More About This Product

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Overview

The purple martin is the largest North American swallow and produces sounds that have been described as œthroaty and rich, much like the limited edition guitar that bears its name. A favorite theme of CEO & Chairman Chris Martin, this 2015 version is the second in a series of Purple Martin Limited Editions. The black pickguard as well as the ebony fingerboard and bridge are all inlaid with a dramatic Purple Martin motif.

Features include richly colored cocobolo back, sides, and headplate, a premium grade Adirondack spruce soundboard with scalloped 5/16 width Martin X-bracing, and Style 41 inlay around the perimeter of the top and circumference of the rosette. With no more than 50 produced, each D-41 Purple Martin will bear an interior label personally signed by C. F. Martin IV and numbered in sequence with the edition total. Includes case.

Features
  • Construction: Dovetail Neck Joint
  • Body Size: D-14 Fret
  • Top: Solid Adirondack Spruce
  • Rosette: Style 45
  • Top Bracing Pattern: Standard "X" Scalloped (Golden Era Style) - Forward Shifted
  • Top Braces: Solid Adirondack Spruce 5/16"
  • Back Material: Solid Cocobolo
  • Back Purfling: Style 45 Golden Era with 18 Style Black Fiber on each Side
  • Side Material: Solid Cocobolo
  • Endpiece: Grained Ivoroid
  • Endpiece Inlay: Black/Maple/Black Fiber
  • Binding: Grained Ivoroid
  • Top Inlay Style: Style 41 - Abalone Pearl with Black/Maple/Black Fiber
  • Side Inlay: none
  • Back Inlay: Black/Maple/Black Fiber
  • Neck Material: Genuine Mahogany
  • Neck Shape: Modified Low Oval with Performing Artist Taper
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Headstock: Solid/Diamond/Square Taper
  • Headplate: Solid Cocobolo
  • Heelcap: Grained Ivoroid
  • Fingerboard Material: Solid Black Ebony
  • Scale Length: 25.4"
  • Number Of Frets Clear: 14
  • Number Of Frets Total: 20
  • Fingerboard Width At Nut: 1-3/4"
  • Fingerboard Width At 12th Fret: 2-1/8"
  • Fingerboard Position Inlays: Purple Martin Theme
  • Fingerboard Binding: Grained Ivoroid
  • Finish Back & Sides: Polished Gloss
  • Finish Top: Polished Gloss with Aging Toner
  • Finish Neck: Polished Gloss
  • Bridge Material: Solid Black Ebony with Purple Martin Inlay
  • Bridge Style: Belly
  • Bridge String Spacing: 2-3/16"
  • Saddle: 16" Radius/Compensated/Bone
  • Tuning Machines: Gold Open-Geared with Engraved Buttons
  • Recommended Strings: Martin SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Medium Gauge (MSP7200)
  • Bridge & End Pins: Bone with Paua Pearl Dots
  • Pickguard: Black Acrylic with Purple Martin Inlay
  • Case: 545E Slate Gray
  • Interior Label: Signed by CFM IV, Numbered in Sequence with Total (50)
Warranty
MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
One year warranty on Martin Backpackers, Little Martins and Ukuleles. Limited lifetime on other Martin guitars.


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