Martin Custom OM 42-Style Figured Koa



Long-awaited all-Koa OM-42 just in from the Martin Custom Shop! We waited to order this guitar until our friends at Martin came up with some sensational Koa--and did they ever deliver. This guitar has three dimensional figure from nearly every angle (we've tried to document this idea in the photos, but somehow it still looks better in person). This is a sensational sounding fingerstyle guitar, with a warm, detailed sound that's big on the fundamental. The top has plenty of stiffness for strumming too, making this a very versatile guitar if you want it all -- tone, looks and playability. Have a look through the photos, and give us a call if you'd like an in-hand description. Priced with Geib style 545E hard case from Martin. 


  • Solid, Exceptional Hawaiian Koa top, back & sides
  • Quilted Maple binding
  • Sitka braces (scalloped, 1/4")
  • Style-42 abalone purfling
  • Modified Low Oval neck w/PA taper
  • Bone nut & saddle
  • Ebony bridge & fingerboard
  • 25.4" Scale length
  • 1 3/4" nut width
  • 2 5/32" string spacing
  • Schaller tuners
  • Full Gloss finish  

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