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2007 Martin 0-45S Stephen Stills

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$15799.99

Color: Natural

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Location: Kansas City, MO

Beautiful MINT Martin 0-45S Stephen Stills. One owner since brand new.

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2007 Martin 0-45S Stephen Stills

Beautiful MINT Martin 0-45S Stephen Stills. One owner since brand new. Beautiful Madagascar Rosewood back and sides. The 45-stylings are pure class and quite costly to complete. This is a nice small-body Martin flattop with great prospects for collectability. As time goes on 45-style Martin’s are getting expensive and this grade of Madagascar Rosewood is getting very hard to find. This guitar was collector-owned and is in beautiful condition. The guitar comes with the original case and the paperwork as shown. Here is your chance to get a prime example.

Additional Information from Martin:

The Martin 0-45S Stephen Stills Signature Edition acoustic guitar brings back a beautiful and fascinating Martin instrument! A reproduction of Stephen Stills’s own vintage 0-45, the 0-45S Stephen Stills Signature Edition gives you an unbeatable combination of distinctive tone, gorgeous looks, and uncompromising materials. It includes a solid Adirondack spruce top, beautiful solid Madagascar rosewood back and sides, a modified V neck, and a blend of Style 42 and Style 45 appointments. A label signed by C.F. Martin IV and Stephen Stills is also onboard the 0-45S Stephen Stills Signature Edition guitar.

Before the rise of the 14-fret guitar (14 frets clear of the neck), 12-fret instruments were the order of the day. Now, they’re making a bit of a comeback as players get the opportunity to hear their tonality for themselves. Since the upper bout of a 12-fret instrument is somewhat more elongated than that of a 14-fret guitar, you get more resonance in that area. This results in a classic sound with a distinctive touch. The Martin 0-45S Stephen Stills Signature Edition Ltd makes the most of this great-sounding vintage style design.

The beautiful, spectacular-sounding 0-45S Stephen Stills Signature Edition features a 12-fret “0” design, superb solid tonewoods throughout, back and sides crafted from beautiful Madagascar rosewood, an Adirondack spruce top (just like the original), a short-scale modified V-shaped neck with an elongated diamond volute and slotted square, and a tapered headstock carved from genuine mahogany.

Specs:

Construction: Mahogany blocks/dovetail neck joint
Body size: 0-12 fret
Top: Solid Adirondack spruce
Rosette: Style 45
Top bracing pattern: Standard ”X,” scalloped
Top braces: Solid Adirondack spruce, 1/4”
Back material: Solid Madagascar rosewood
Back purfling: Style 45 Golden Era
Side material: Solid Madagascar rosewood
Endpiece: Grained Ivoroid
Endpiece inlay: Black/white fiber
Binding: Grained Ivoroid
Top inlay style: Style 42 with black/white/black fiber
Side inlay: Black/white/black fiber
Back inlay: Black/white/black fiber
Neck material: Select hardwood
Neck shape: Modified V
Nut material: Fossilized ivory
Headstock: Slotted/square slots/long diamond/square taper
Headplate: Solid Madagascar rosewood/Golden Era C.F. Martin block – select abalone pearl
Heelcap: Grained Ivoroid
Fingerboard material: Solid black ebony
Scale length: 24.9”
No. of frets clear: 12
No. of frets total: 19
Fingerboard width at nut: 1-7/8”
Fingerboard width at 12th fret: 2-5/16”
Fingerboard Position inlays: Style 45 snowflakes (Golden Era) w/Stephen Stills signature between 17th fret and end of fingerboard
Fingerboard binding: Grained Ivoroid
Finish back and sides: Polished gloss
Finish top: Polished gloss w/vintage toner
Finish neck: Polished gloss
Bridge material: Solid black ebony
Bridge style: Pyramid w/drop-in saddle
Bridge string spacing: 2-5/16”
Saddle: 16” radius/compensated/fossilized ivory
Tuning machines: Waverly w/small Ivoroid buttons
Recommended strings: Martin Studio Performance Light Phosphor Bronze
Bridge and end pins: Fossilized ivory w/black pearl dots
Case: 515 Geib style
Interior Label: Signed By CFM IV and Stephen Stills, numbered with total (91)

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