Martin OM-42PS (Paul Simon) Ltd. Ed. Guitar (1997)
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.
Frets to body: 14
Scale Length: 25.4"
Nut Width: 1 11/16"
Saddle string spacing: 2 1/4"