Martin D-45 Bentley Snowflake Custom Edition Acoustic Guitar (with Case)

With absolutely no expense sparred, the Martin D-45 Bentley Snowflake features Martin's most ornate details inspired by the photography of Wilson A. Bentley.
What's special about this item?
Feature: What it does:
Solid Sitka spruce top Projects rich, crisp and responsive tone
Solid rosewood back and sides Warm tone with long sustain
Mahogany neck Great sustain, strength, and warm tone
Ebony fretboard Dark color, tight grain; premium fretboard wood
The Martin Custom Shop designed this elegant, limited-edition model which was inspired by the photography of Wilson A. Bentley known as the "Ansel Adams" of snowflakes. Granted exclusive rights to use Bentley's photos, which are in custodial care of the Jericho Historical Society, Martin specially selected images to create pearl inlay snowflake designs on the headstock, fingerboard and bridge. The model also features Madagascar rosewood back and sides paired with a Sitka spruce top, so you can be sure this guitar will sound as amazing as it looks.
- Series: Custom Shop
- Edition Size: 25
- Construction: Dovetail Neck Joint
- Body Size: D-14 Fret
- Top Material: Sitka Spruce
- Top Detail: None
- Rosette: Abalone with Multi-Stripe
- Bracing Pattern: Forward Shifted X Brace
- Brace Shape: Scalloped
- Brace Material: Sitka Spruce
- Brace Size: 5/16"
- Back Material: Madagascar Rosewood
- Back Detail: None
- Back Purfling/Strip: Style 45 with Black Stripe
- Side Material: Madagascar Rosewood
- Side Detail: None
- Endpiece: Antique White
- Endpiece Inlay: Abalone with Multi-Stripe
- Binding: Antique White
- Top Inlay Material: Abalone with Multi-Stripe
- Side Inlay Material: Abalone with Multi-Stripe
- Back Inlay Material: Abalone with Multi-Stripe
- Neck Material: Genuine Mahogany
- Neck Shape: Modified Low Oval
- Neck Taper: High Performance Taper
- Plek: Yes
- Nut Material: Bone
- Headstock Shape: Solid with Square Taper and Diamond
- Headplate Material: Madagascar Rosewood
- Headplate Detail: Do Not Use
- Headplate Logo Style: Custom Inlay
- Headplate Binding Material: Antique White with Multi-Stripe
- Heelcap: Antique White
- Fingerboard Material: Ebony
- Scale Length: 25.4"
- Neck Joins Body At: 14th Fret
- Number of Frets Total: 20
- Fingerboard Width at Nut: 1 3/4''
- Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2 1/8''
- Fingerboard Inlay Material: Abalone
- Fingerboard Inlay Style: Custom Inlay
- Fingerboard Binding Material: Antique White
- Side Dots: Black
- Back and Side Finish: Gloss
- Back and Sides Color: None
- Finish Top: Gloss
- Top Color: None
- Finish Neck: Gloss
- Neck Color: Dark Mahogany
- Bridge Material: Ebony
- Bridge Style: Modern Belly - Drop in Saddle
- Bridge String Spacing: 2 5/32"
- Saddle: Compensated Bone
- Saddle Radius: 16"
- Tuning Machines: Gold Open Gear
- Recommended Strings: Titanium (MTCN160)
- Knob: Butterbean
- Bridge Pin Material: Bone
- Bridge Pin Dots: Abalone
- Pickguard: Tortoise Pattern
- Pickguard Inlay: Custom Inlay
- Case: Ply Hardshell with Embroidery
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 24 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 47 x 20 x 9 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): MAT CMBS
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 610-759-2837

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