NEW – Martin DCPA1 Performing Artist Electric Acoustic. Like so many classic Martins from years past, the Performing Artist series is crafted using nothing but the finest tonewoods, with solid Sitka spruce for the top and solid East Indian rosewood making up the back and sides. Add to this a satin-finished neck, a unique neck carve, and a convenient cutaway, and you’ve got a guitar that’s downright inspiring to play.
NEW – The flagship of the Vintage Series, this is the most ornate instrument Martin offers in that series as well being arguably the best guitar martin makes, featuring hand inlaid pearl, Style 45 snowflake fretboard inlays and premium tone woods. The D-45V Lefty sounds as good as it looks with a beautiful full tone as well as amazing bass response thanks to the Vintage Belly-Drop In Long Saddle ebony bridge, forward shifted scalloped X bracing, and premium choice tone woods. From looks to sound to playability its clear that this is the ultimate Martin guitar for any guitar collection!
NEW – The GPCPA1 Plus acoustic-electric cutaway model has solid East Indian rosewood back and sides. This instrument integrates state-of-the art electronics with striking aesthetic features, player comfort and enhanced bass.
NEW – The Ed Sheeran X Signature Edition is the second Signature Artist Edition from multi-platinum singer/songwriter and Martin Ambassador Ed Sheeran. Designed in collaboration with the team at Martin Guitar, this edition features Ed’s Signature “X” (multiply) sign on the headstock and down the fretboard. The six times platinum-selling album’s logo is inlayed in solid koa on a solid spruce wood top. The model comes stage-ready equipped with Fishman® Isys T electronics, Martin® SP® Lifespan® strings and a padded gig bag. Ed Sheeran is donating 100% of his royalties from the sale of every model to the East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices.
NEW – Martin Custom Shop Acoustic D-style Cocobolo with Adirondack Spruce Top. This is an amazing looking and sounding guitar!! We custom ordered this extaordanary guitar when we were at the Martin factory in July of 2014. I was there visiting the factory with my two boys Andrew and Johnathan. Long time friend Chris Martin was a great host and also gave us a full tour of his Martin Museum.
SOLD – This Martin Baritone 12-string J12SO model Pete Seeger Custom Artist Series Limited Edition guitar is the COOLEST new guitar that I’ve seen in years!!! I first saw it this past January at the NAMM show in Anahime, CA and ordered it on the spot. Then as I walked around the NAMM show, the thought of the guitar was freaking me out so I had to go back to check it out again.
SOLD – Martin LX1E Ed Sheeran Signature Edition. Designed in collaboration with award-winning recording artist Ed Sheeran, the LX1E Ed Sheeran Signature Edition features Ed’s signature “+” sign on the headstock and album logo laser-etched on the solid sapele top. Stage-ready, this model is small enough to take anywhere and comes equipped with Fishman Isys T electronics, SP Lifespan Martin strings and a padded gig bag. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this model will be donated to the East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (www.each.org.uk).
NEW – The HD-28 includes many of the options guitar players and collectors prize in historic Martins. A Sitka spruce top with East Indian rosewood back and sides, all wrapped together in Martin’s classic herringbone inlay. Perfect for the intermediate and advanced player.
SOLD – one of my favorite guitars! The Martin D-7 Roger McGuinn Special Edition with a factory installed Fishman Matrix Infinity Pickup. This is the last D-7 that Martin had left and we got it at Fab Gear!! The 7-string guitar might be the coolest musical invention since the capo. Yes, SEVEN strings. The 7th string doubles the G string and gives a lush 12-string sound to chords. The single bass and treble strings mean you can play lead and bass lines just like you would on a 6-string. The D7 is a new and more affordable version of the HD7 Roger McGuinn introduced in 2005. – D size, solid rosewood and Sitka spruce, hybrid scalloped bracing, gloss finish with aging toner, ivoroid binding. Modified V-shape neck, 1-3/4″ nut, ebony fretboard & bridge. Inside label numbered and signed by Roger McGuinn.
NEW – Martin OMCPA1 Performing Artist Electric Acoustic. The best of the old Martin style and tone with the ultra modern state of the art Fishman F1 Aura pickup system. The OMCPA1 Performing Artist series is crafted using nothing but the finest tonewoods. Martin takes the acoustic/electric on an evolutionary journey, equipping these axes with the Fishman F1 Aura. Far more than a simple pickup system, the F1 Aura combines high-end acoustic sound images, an onboard digital tuner, a compressor, a phase control, an EQ, and anti-feedback control. In short, it’s everything that you need to be in complete control of your onstage sound. Coupled with the tonewood selection, this is truly a huge step forward for amplified acoustic guitar. This is the Performing Artist OMCPA1, a well-balanced instrument that’s great for any style of music.