One of only 4 ever made 1998 0000-42 Custom Slotted Head
This guitar is no longer for sale (sold on 2007-05-19)
Price : US $3,500
This is an absolutely gorgeous custom 1998 0000-42. Serial 638418. One of only four ever made for Norm's Rare Guitars and the only one of the four with a slotted head stock.
Select grade Sitka spruce top; D-45 rosette with top braces are 5/16 scalloped and tortoise pickguard. The back is two piece East Indian Rosewood with 45 style purfling. Sides are East Indian Rosewood with grained Ivoroid endpeice with black/white inlay. Body bindings are grained Ivoroid with D-42 top pearl inlay/no inlay side of neck. Neck is adjustable modified ''V'' with square tapered, square slotted headstock with diamond veloute.
East Indian Rosewood headplate with black/white inlay and C.F.Martin in block abalone inlay. Heel cap in grained Ivoroid. Ebony fretboard with 20 frets (14 clear). Scale length 25.4. Width at nut is 1 3/4''; width at 12th fret is 2 1/4''. Inlay is style 45 snowflake and is bound. Body is polished lacquer, aging toner top, bridge is ebony. Tuning machines are Waverly W-16sp Gold and the guitar is strung with MSP3200 medium 80/20 bronze. She is stunning and sings like a bell.
This guitar is sold (sold on 2007-05-19)
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