Martin / 000-42 / 1942 / NATURAL / Guitar For Sale
Rare 1942 000-42 in an excellent condition. Adirondack spruce top, Brazilian Rosewood sides & back, abalone purfling and rosette, original pickguard, original ebony fingerboard with style 42 snowflake inlays, ebony bridge, original scallop bracings and bridge plate, original tuners, 43 mm at nut, original steel T rod, with hard case.
Martin only made 112 000-42 between 1938 and 1943. They made 12 in 1942. Many discriminating collectors and players are looking for this rare guitar, but it is extremely difficult to find one in this condition and originality. Martin used beautiful straight grain Brazilian Rosewood for this special guitar. The top was oversprayed, but has nice finish checkings and aged to nice color. There is a repaired scratch below the bridge on the top, but considering the age, it is in an excellent condition. The neck condition is also great and it is comfortable to play. The sound is vintage Golden Era sound you dream of! Rich over tone, beautiful and clear sound and tone. Eric Clapton's sound! Many luthiers and manufactures have been trying to copy it, but you can't beat the original! Your chance to own the dream guitar!
Price: 6,800,000 yen + shipping & insurance
Blue-G opened in Tokyo in 1997, and the shop has quickly become the leading boutique guitar shop for acoustic guitars. The shop is known for its fine collection of vintage Martin, Gibson, Larson Bros., etc. We are also known for our collection of fine luthier made guitars from the U.S., Canada, Germany and South Africa. We represent Merrill & Co., Julius Borges, Ervin Somogyi, Roy McAlister, Ed Claxton, Sergei de Jonge, Grit Luskin, Taku Skashta, Mario Beauregard, Michi Matsuda, Marc Maingard, Mike Baranik, Kent Hamblin, Blazer & Henkes and other fine luthiers.
We do not accept credit cards from abroad. If you are intersted in purchasing a guitar from us, we will ask you to wire-transfer the money to our account and we will ship the guitar as soon as money is received.
We can ship the guitar insured via EMS or other shippers such as UPS. Please inquire regarding shipping charges.