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Martin OM-42 Acoustic Guitar

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MSRP: Old Price $7,499.00 Discounted Price $4,999.00 Save : $2,500.00 (33%)
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Martin is proud to introduce a guitar that is just begging to be picked up and played—the OM-42 acoustic guitar. This guitar is a perfect example of how comfortable an acoustic guitar should feel, as well as how great one should sound and look. The incredible craftsmanship gives off what could possibly be some of the best balance in tone you've ever heard. Along with top-shelf 40 Style appointments, this guitar gives off a striking, upscale vibe. Thanks to the 2018 features introduced this year to the OM-42, we truly get a sense of the direction Martin is going for with their guitars, showing integrity and innovation at its finest. The OM-24 will make the perfect choice for fingerstyle players who want a truly classy acoustic with amazing tonal depth.

Incredible Craftsmanship
East Indian rosewood graces the body of this OM-42, showing the true nature of its sound topped with a Sitka spruce to add flavor to its gorgeous tone. The wood within this guitar defines perfect tonal balance. Everything you would love from a Martin is here. It's pure, classic Martin tone with a punch to it. On the neck, there's a gorgeous ebony fretboard, giving the guitar the perfect amount of brightness It's extremely comfortable and smooth to play when running your fingers down the fretboard. The hand-fit dovetail neck joint offers so much more comfort and playability when playing the OM-42.

Martin Style 40: Reimagined
Just like all Martin instruments, the Style 40 Martin guitars are all about premium quality, tone, and craftsmanship. What really sets the Style 40 guitars apart from the rest of the Standard Series are the absolutely breathtaking aesthetics and upscale style they offer. Future heirlooms that are sure to please discerning players for years to come, the Style 40 Martin guitars boast aging top toner, Antique White binding, and gold open-gear tuners give the Style 40 guitars that unmistakable old-school Martin vibe.

2018 Features
Innovation at its finest, Martin uses a Sitka spruce scalloped X-braced top to provide that big warm Martin sound we know and love. The long-scale, modified low oval neck benefits from a sleek High Performance taper, giving you the perfect feel in your hands. You can literally sit and play this guitar for hours and not worry about getting tired of it from potential hand cramps.


  • 000-14 Fret Body with Scalloped Sitka Spruce "X" Bracing
  • East Indian Rosewood Back & Sides w/ Sitka Spruce Top
  • 25.4" Scale Modified Low Oval Neck w/ High Performance Taper Neck
  • Ebony Fingerboard & Bridge w/ Bone Nut & Compensated Bone Saddle
  • Gold Open Gear Tuning Machines w/ Butterbean Knobs
  • Includes Hardshell Case

Get your Martin OM-42 Acoustic Guitar from Sam Ash today. With over nine decades of experience in the music retail business, Sam Ash is dedicated to helping every player and collector find the distinctive instrument that they've been longing for. And remember, your purchase is protected by the security of our 45/60 day return/price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

  • Acoustic Guitar
  • Hardshell Case


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Body Size/Shape 000-14 Fret (OM)
Body Wood East Indian Rosewood
Top Sitka Spruce
Bracing Scalloped X Bracing with 1/4" Sitka Spruce Braces
Cutaway None
Top/Body Finish Gloss with Aging Toner Top
Neck Type Dovetail Joint
Neck Wood Genuine Mahogany
Neck Shape Modified Low Oval with High Performance Taper
Neck Finish Gloss
Scale Length 25.4"
Fingerboard Ebony
Number Of Frets 20
Nut Width 1-3/4"
Bridge Type Ebony Modern Belly with Drop-In Saddle
Nut & Saddle Bone Nut/Compensated Bone Saddle
Tuning Machines Gold Open-Geared w/Butterbean Knobs
Electronics None
Orientation Right-Handed
Case/Bag Included Yes
Case Type Hardshell Case
Series Standard Series
Model OM-42 (2018)
Warranty Info:

The manufacturer's warranty covers parts and labor for the lifetime of the product. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions. Product must be registered within 30 days to qualify for warranty.

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