Martin Left Handed 16 Series OMC-16E Burst Acoustic Electric Guitar

Ovangkol Top, Back and Sides Delivers Eye-Catching Looks and a Deep Sound

On order now. Contact us for current wait times. The left handed Martin OMC-16E Burst orchestra model cutaway is handcrafted with an Ovangkol gloss top in a gorgeous mahogany burst finish, and satin finish Ovangkol back and sides and Martin’s classic scalloped Sitka Spruce X-bracing, delivering a resonant sound with rich overtones, while the cutaway body shape gives easy access to the upper register of the neck. 

With Martin’s modified low oval neck shape with high performance neck taper, the left handed Martin OMC-16E delivers classic Martin tone with enhanced playability. The satin finish select hardwood neck with Ebony fingerboard and style 28 inlays is extremely comfortable to play whether you are strumming chords or picking through leads.

This lefty Martin OMC-16E Burst acoustic-electric comes stage ready with Fishman® Matrix VT Enhance electronics, an undersaddle preamp system with soundhole mounted controls and an undersaddle transducer designed to capture the pristine acoustic sound of the instrument with all of the dynamic and percussive attack of the guitar while resisting unwanted sounds like feedback, string squeak and handling noise. 

Premium appointments include bold Herringbone multi-stripe rosette, ebony modern belly bridge with drop-in white tusq saddle, a bone nut, and nickel open gear tuners with butterbean knobs add to the premium feel, giving this lefty Martin 16 series orchestra model the sound and feel of a classic Martin.


  • Body Size: 000-14 Fret Cutaway
  • Finish Top: Gloss
  • Construction: Simple Dovetail Neck Joint
  • Back & Side Finish: Satin
  • Bracing Pattern: X-Brace
  • Scale Length: 25.4"
  • Brace Shape: Scalloped
  • Fingerboard Width At Nut: 1 3/4''
  • Top Material: Ovangkol
  • Neck Shape: Modified Low Oval
  • Back Material: Ovangkol
  • Neck Taper: High-Performance Taper
  • Side Material: Ovangkol
  • Electronics: Fishman® Matrix VT Enhance™
  • Recommended Strings: Authentic Acoustic Lifespan® 2.0 Light - 92/8 Phosphor Bronze MA540T 
  • Top Color: Mahogany Burst
  • Bridge Style: Modern Belly - Drop in Saddle
  • Binding: Red Faux Tortoise
  • Bridge String Spacing: 2 5/32"
  • Top Inlay Material: Multi-Stripe
  • Bridge Material: Ebony
  • Bridge Pin Material: Black Tusq
  • Pickguard: Tortoise Pattern
  • Bridge Pin Dots: Mother-of-Pearl
  • Saddle: Compensated White Tusq
  • Rosette: Bold Herringbone with Multi-Stripe
  • Saddle Radius: 16"
  • Brace Material: Sitka Spruce
  • Back & Sides Color: None
  • Brace Size: 1/4"
  • Heel Cap: Red Faux Tortoise
  • Neck Material: Select Hardwood
  • Fingerboard Material: Ebony
  • Finish Neck: Satin
  • Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2 1/8''
  • Neck Color: None
  • Fingerboard Inlay Style: Style 28
  • Number of Frets Total: 20, Neck Joins Body At 14th Fret
  • Fingerboard Inlay Material: Mother-of-Pearl
  • Fingerboard Binding Material: None
  • Side Dots: White
  • Headstock Shape: Solid with Square Taper
  • Tuning Machines: Nickel Open Gear
  • Headplate Material: East Indian Rosewood
  • Knob: Butterbean
  • Headplate Logo Style: Script Old Style Overlay
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Case: Soft-Shell
  • Left Handed Availability: Yes
  • Label: None
  • Pleked: Yes
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Orchestra Cutaway Model With Ovangkol Top, Back and Sides Delivers Unique Looks and Sound

This left handed Martin 16 Series Orchestra cutaway model is handcrafted with satin-finished ovangkol back and sides and a gorgeous Ovangkol top with a Mahogany Burst gloss finish. Ovangkol can vary both in color and grain complexity, giving this OMC-16E a unique look and a highly resonant sound. Premium appointments like a Herringbone multi-stripe rosette, a select hardwood neck with Martin’s high performance neck taper, and Fishman’s Matrix VT Enhance preamp system, give this lefty Martin OMC-16E eye-catching looks and a rich sound that is classic Martin.