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Martin 000-42EC Eric Clapton Limited Edition Acoustic, Natural w/Case USED

Martin 000-42EC Eric Clapton Limited Edition Acoustic, Natural w/Case USED

This is a rare 1995 Limited Edition Martin 000-42EC Eric Clapton signature model acoustic guitar. This particular guitar is #85 of 461 total examples made. When Martin was developing its first Eric Clapton 000-42EC, Eric Clapton requested the construction of the guitar should be based on the structure of his pre-war 1939, 000-42 and his modified 000-28. The most beloved components of these instruments were combined and optimized to create the Martin Limited Edition 000-42EC.

The number "461" was taken from his 1974 comeback album entitled "461 Ocean Boulevard," the address of the house in Florida that Clapton rented during the album's recording sessions. The guitar is in excellent condition and comes with a hardshell case.

 

  • C.F Martin Headplate with Style 45 Pearl-Inlay and Ivoroid Bindings
  • Top is made from Select Quartersawn Sitka Spruce, Bookmatched for optimum quality
  • Solid East Indian Rosewood Back and Sides
  • 1 ¾”Nut Width
  • Ebony Fingerboard features the Original 45 Snowflake Pattern in Abalone Pearl
  • Eric Clapton’s Signature is inlaid in Mother of Pearl between the 19th and 20th Frets
  • Soundboard Perimeter showcases meticulously Inlayed, Highly Colored Style 42 Abalone Pearl Top Inlay
  • Vintage Style Martin Gold-Plated Open-Geared Tuning Machines with unique "Butterbean" Knobs
  • Signed by Eric Clapton and CF Martin IV
  • 24.9” Scale
  • Flat-Top
  • #85 of 461 Example made; 433 Natural, 28 Sunburst
  • Hardshell Case

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