2002 MARTIN J 40 JUMBO ACOUSTIC
This guitar is no longer for sale (sold on 2007-10-08)
Price : US $1,742.
This is my original owner 2002 Martin J-40 s/n 916014 jumbo acoustic guitar NO RESERVE auction. This gorgeous instrument is easy to play thanks to the low profile neck, but also produces 40 series acoustic tone at hard to believe volumes, due to the jumbo shape combined with the dreadnought depth.This guitar is as deep as a D-45, and as a result, is loud as hell. A real cannon. Looks 'all pretty and nice'..then...BAMMMM...really knocks them over with her sheer power and subtlety. In some venues you might not even need to mike this guitar through PA, it is that loud. I prefer this guitars sound and feel to the D-45. By alot.
Condition & Repair History: This guitar only has a few small marks on the top (see pics), small finish craze/rash from abrasion on the side (lower bout treble side) and two cracks, the first is a professionally repaired top crack The top crack was a hairline seperation at the bookmatch seam running from the bottom of the bridge down to the bottom of the top (typical 'dry crack') and the professional repair is nearly impossible to see. There is also one small 1 ' to 1/2'hairline crack present on the side, lower bout, treble side, that is nearly impossible to see.(see macro pic) This crack is currently unrepaired, I was told to 'keep an eye on it'. Meaning, if it started to get longer, bring it in for repair. You may want to allow for this repair in your bid - it would be a simple crack repair - 1 1/2 hours - $75 at my repair shop. That said - it can be played at tension 'as is' according to my luthier. I've
This guitar is sold (sold on 2007-10-08)
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