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 Martin OM-42 Standard Series acoustic guitar combines an array of luxury appointments with classic construction and tonewoods to deliver a refined tone and premium performance that make it one of the most sought after acoustic guitars in the world. Featuring a Sitka Spruce top with East Indian Rosewood back and sides with classic scalloped X-bracing inside, the OM-42 delivers a remarkably rich tone that will add depth and dimension to the mix like no other acoustic.
With a long scale modified low-oval Mahogany neck with Martin’s narrow, high performance neck taper, you will enjoy hours of effortless picking and strumming. The OM-42‘s smaller body is more comfortable to play than a larger guitar, and with its plek’d frets you can be sure that every note rings loud and clear with unblemished tone.
Premium appointments such as a polished aged toner gloss finish, antique white binding, tortoise colored pickguard and abalone pearl inlay just add to the radiance and exemplary tone of this legendary Martin OM-42. With a compensated bone nut and saddle and gold open gear tuners, you can enjoy hours, even years, of blissful strumming and picking with rock solid tuning and accurate intonation.
The Martin OM-42 combines luxury appointments with incredible craftsmanship and Premium materials including the classic tonewood pairing of sitka spruce and east indian rosewood and Martin’s high performance neck taper for optimal comfort and playability. With the Martin OM-42 Martin is walking on the razor’s edge of embracing and celebrating the past while moving into the future. Martin has been a leader in acoustic guitar design for more than a century and the Orchestra model is their invention. With consistent refinement in building techniques and technologies, this incredible Martin OM-42 is destined to become a much sought-after, incredibly playable heirloom in any collection.