Martin Custom 1998 00-45 12-Fret
Serial # 666071
In superb mint condition, has been well maintained and cared for, would suit collector or player looking for one of the finest examples of Martin craftsmanship
A superb 00-sized Martin, is a pleasure to play, it has full rich round bass notes and crisp bell-like trebles without losing transparency. The guitar is very responsive and evenly balanced across all notes, perfect for long fingerpicking blues style sessions. 
This 00-45 was originally made for Dan Stracener, and the paper label is signed by CF Martin IV
Top: Sitka Select Spruce
Grade: 8
Rosette: D-45
Top bracing pattern: 00-45 12 fret
Top Braces – Scalloped – ¼”
Back: Indian Rosewood
Back panels: 2 piece
Back Purfling: D-45
Sides: Indian Rosewood
Endpiece: Grained Ivoroid/D-45 Inlay
Binding: Grained Ivoroid
Inlay Style: D-45
Neck Shape: Low Profile
Truss Rod: Adjustable
Headstock: Slotted/Diamond/SQ Slots/SQ Tapered/Stamp back of Head
Headplate: Brazilian RW/B/W Inlay/Pearl Border/Bound/Torch Inlay
Heelcap: D-28
Fingerboard: Ebony
Scale Length: 24.9”
Frets Clear: 12
Total frets: 19
Width at nut: 1-7/8”
Width at 12 Fret: 2-5/16”
Fingerboard Inlay: 45 Snowflakes
Fingerboard Binding: Bound/Mitered/B/W Inlay
Finish Body: Polished Lacquer
Finish Top: Sunburst (1939)
Finish Neck: Polished Lacquer
Bridge: Ebony
Bridge Style: Belly (Long Saddle)
Bridge Spacing: 2-5/16”
Tuning Machines: Waverly W-16SP Gold
Pins: White w/Tortoise (Red Eye) Dots
Has been professionally setup and has new Elixir 11-52 strings fitted, action is nice and low with no fret buzz or note chokes and is perfect for fingerpicking style
Action : E1 – 4/64", E6 - 5/64"
All frets are in perfect condition and there is no wear
There are no structural issues or previous repairs, no neck breaks or neck resets
Paint finish is in excellent as new condition, there is some minor lacquer checking on both sides around the soundhole to the upper bout, difficult to pick in the photos
Comes with Martin Hardcase

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Listed2 years ago
ConditionMint (Used)
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  • Custom Shop 000-42
Made In
  • United States
  • None
String Type
  • Steel
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Model Family
Body Shape
  • 000
Active Preamp
  • No
Number of Frets
  • 20

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