Pre-Owned Martin D-42 Custom Shop - Carpathian Spruce/Wild Grain East Indian Rosewood with Hard Shell Case


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Martin D-42 Custom Shop

Experience Unparalleled Craftsmanship with the Martin D-42 Custom Shop

The Martin D-42 Custom Shop is not just a guitar; it's a work of art meticulously crafted to offer an exceptional musical experience. This exquisite instrument, bearing serial number 2291207, belongs to the iconic D-14 Fret body size family and boasts a top made from Carpathian Spruce. With a Sitka/Scalloped 5/16" top bracing and European Flamed Maple binding, it exudes elegance from every angle.

Aesthetic Brilliance and Supreme Playability The attention to detail on the D-42 Custom Shop is truly remarkable. It features a Style 45 rosette and .064" Select top pearl, which adds a touch of opulence to its appearance. The back and sides are constructed from Wild Grain East Indian Rosewood, ensuring a rich and resonant tone. The Mod Low Oval/PA Taper neck shape with Bone nut and saddle, along with a 16" radius and compensated design, guarantees an incredibly comfortable playing experience. The headplate boasts a C.F Martin Block in Select pearl, showcasing the brand's heritage.


  • Body Size: D-14 Fret
  • Top: Carpathian Spruce
  • Top Braces: Sitka/Scalloped 5/16”
  • Binding: European Flamed Maple
  • Top Pearl: .064” Select
  • Rosette: Style 45
  • Back/Sides: Wild Grain East Indian Rosewood
  • Neck Shape: Mod Low Oval/PA Taper
  • Nut/Saddle: Bone/16” Radius/Compensated/Bone
  • Headplate Pearl: C.F Martin Block – Select
  • Tuning Machines: Ratio Nickel w/ Skeleton BB Knobs – Right Hand
  • Fingerboard/Bridge: Black Ebony
  • Scale Length: 25.340”
  • Spacing: 1 ¾” x 2 1/8” x 2 5/32”
  • Fingerboard Pearl: Style 45 Snowflake – Select Abalone
  • Finish Type: Full Gloss
  • Bridge Style: Modern Belly – Drop In Saddle
  • Bridge/End Pins: White w/ Paua Pearl Dots

The Martin D-42 Custom Shop guitar transcends mere musical instruments, offering an elevated playing experience that combines unmatched craftsmanship with stunning aesthetics. Whether you're a seasoned professional or an aspiring artist, this instrument is a testament to the legacy of C.F. Martin & Co., delivering both sonic excellence and visual elegance in every note you play.

This guitar is in very good condition and has undergone a full in-store professional inspection and setup. The neck is nice and straight, fits comfortably in the hand and exhibits only gentle fretwear. Cosmetically, there is an amount of all-over playwear in the form of scratches, dings, gouges and discoloration, all of which can be seen in photos. 

Original hard shell case with key, certificate of authenticity, build sheet and original literature are included.


SN: 2291207


*This item ships fully insured with signature required*