At Martin Guitars handcrafted instruments built with superior tonewoods and innovative designs represent the high standard for which they are revered. Standard series guitars feature Sitka Spruce tops with Mahogany or Rosewood backs and sides, giving them a massive bottom end with articulate highs and balanced mids. Martin Standard Series guitars continue the tradition of vintage styling and elegant craftsmanship that have made playing a Martin an amazing experience.
The left handed Martin 000-42 Standard Series Auditorium Acoustic guitar features an elegant appointments that add a sense of luxury and style to this auditorium acoustics classic tone. Featuring East Indian Rosewood back and sides coupled with a solid Sitka Spruce top with scalloped X-bracing, and a hand-fit dovetail neck joint, the lefty 000-42 delivers a balanced tone that is at once harmonically rich and resonant.
The genuine Mahogany neck with 20 fret Ebony fingerboard has been built with a modified low oval shape and a high performance taper, making it silky smooth and comfortable in the hand, while the 24.9" scale length reduces the tension on the strings, making them feel lighter and easier to play.
Elegant appointments like a bone saddle and nut, open gear tuners with Butterbean knobs, abalone pearl top inlays and an antique white binding deliver both exquisite style and a complex tone to this auditorium acoustic, make the lefty Martin 000-42 a real standout even among Martin’s outstanding acoustic lineup.
C.F. Martin is to acoustic instruments what Apple is to smart phones; an iconic brand whose attention to innovation and quality have made them the standard-bearer for the industry. With the left handed Martin Standard Series 000-42 we find some of the very best of what Martin has to offer in an auditorium acoustic including a classic tonewood pairing of Sitka Spruce and East Indian Rosewood, a modern low oval shaped neck with high performance taper, and a host of premium appointments that give this auditorium acoustics its rich, complex tone and amazing playability. Add this southpaw Martin 000-42 to your collection and you will be strumming and picking for hours in total comfort and musical bliss.