NAMM 2014: Martin stand in pictures

24th Jan 2014 | 10:40

NAMM 2014: Martin stand in pictures
NAMM 2014: Martin stand in pictures
CF Martin IV with 000-28K Authentic 1921

NAMM 2014: Those lovely folks at Martin gave us a guided tour of their stand over in Anaheim, and left us seriously impressed.

This stunning 000 is a faithful recreation of an original 1921 guitar from Martin’s Museum collection. Solid koa throughout, £5,399

Click through our gallery for more.

For more information visit the official Martin website.

NAMM 2014: Martin stand in pictures
Martin 000-28K Authentic 1921 - reverse
Check out the figure in that solid koa!
NAMM 2014: Martin stand in pictures
Martin DRSGT
The latest Road Series guitar (£949) is the first DRS model to have a gloss top and a USB output.
NAMM 2014: Martin stand in pictures
Martis USB outputs
A handful of Martins now feature a USB output. This is the DRSGT model, with onboard Fishman Sonitone electronics system.
NAMM 2014: Martin stand in pictures
Martin GPCPA4 Shaded
The existing Performing Artist Series gets three new models with shaded gloss tops, similar to the recent 17 series. This retails at £1,279. The other two are a dreadnought, and a deadnought cutaway.
NAMM 2014: Martin stand in pictures
Martin D-35E Retro
Using Martin's own 1967 D-35 as its inspiration (with three-piece rosewood back), the latest in the Retro Series gets the high performance neck shape and Fishman F1 Aura system preloaded with a sound model of the original guitar (£2,749).
NAMM 2014: Martin stand in pictures
Martin Retro Strings
Martin is now making nickel-alloy acoustic strings again in a wider range of gauges (only recently available in the 13-56 Tony Rice set). Called 'Monel' in times gone by, they're rebranded 'Retro'.
NAMM 2014: Martin stand in pictures
Martin OM-ECHF Navy Blues
Clapton's latest collaboration with Hiroshi Fujiwara is his first 'long' scale (25.4 inches) OM, limited to 181 pieces: the number of years Martin has been in business (£4,999).
NAMM 2014: Martin stand in pictures
Martin Custom Shop CS-00S-14
A 00 12-fret with a torrefied (a special process of drying and ageing) Swiss spruce top, Honduras rosewood back and sides and a carbon strengthened neck with no truss rod (£6,299).
NAMM 2014: Martin stand in pictures
D-28 Authentic 1937
You want a 'Golden Age' D-28? Well this is it: forward shifted scalloped bracing, hide glue, Adirondack spruce top and Madagascar rosewood back and sides (£5,699).
NAMM 2014: Martin stand in pictures
Wood!
Who'd have thought dealers could pick out their own Martin Custom Shop wood at a trade show? Here it is, happening at Winter NAMM 2014!
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