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Martin OM-42 PS Guitar 1997 Limited Edition

Martin OM-42 PS Guitar 1997 Limited Edition

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Martin OM-42PS (Paul Simon) Ltd. Ed. Guitar (1997)-SOLD

This model was offered in 1997 and can no longer be ordered as a new guitar. A total of 223 were actually made.

  • Indian rosewood back & sides on this 000-14 fret Martin Guitar
  • The body is finished with Polished Lacquer
  • The top is Polished Lacquer with a Vintage Toner
  • Sitka Spruce top
  • Dovetail Neck joint
  • Scalloped- 1/4" top braces
  • D-45 style rosette
  • Sparkling D-45 purfling
  • OM style, faux tortoise, beveled pickguard
  • Faux Tortoise end piece & heelcap
  • Faux Tortoise body & fretboard binding - very attractive!
  • Mahogany Low Profile neck
  • Indian rosewood headstock faceplate with C.F.Martin block abalone pearl logo
  • Waverly tuning machines with Ivoroid buttons (1 new replacement tuner)
  • Bone Nut & Saddle
  • Ebony fretboard with 42 style, abalone pearl snowflake inlays
  • Also Paul Simon's Signature is inlayed between the 19th & 20th frets
  • The interior label is signed by Paul Simon & Chris Martin. Ours is numbered 213 of 500, although we know from Sandy Trach at Martin Guitars that only 223 were actually crafted.
  • Ebony belly bridge with 6 point snowflakes inlayed on the wings
  • This guitar was well cared for and is in Excellent condition
  • Original Martin case included, as well as a Martin guitar strap and a Martin Paul Simon pick.


  • Condition: Excellent
  • Frets to body: 14
  • Scale Length: 25.4"
  • Nut Width: 1 11/16"
  • Saddle string spacing: 2 1/4"