Mark, the owner of Portland Music Company went to the Summer NAMM Show and was absolutely STUNNED by this guitar.
The 2015 Summer NAMM Show Special has an Adirondack spruce top with Martin’s Vintage Tone System (VTS) and finished with a gorgeous cinnamon teardrop burst. And I know you all love cinnamon tears.
"The new Martin Vintage Tone System (VTS) uses a unique recipe that is based on the historic torrefaction system. The VTS acts much like a time machine in which Martin can target certain time periods and age the top/braces to that era. This focused method allows Martin’s craftsmen and women to recreate not only the pleasing visual aesthetics of a vintage guitar, but also reproduce the special tones previously reserved for vintage instruments."
The SS-0041-15 has Guatemalan Rosewood back and sides, featuring various unique inlay designs: an alternate torch on the headstock and a tree-of-life on the fingerboard, both inlaid in a select abalone pearl. BLING!
This limited edition guitar, #29 of 35, will be cherished for years to come. There's ONLY 35 of these in the entire world, OK.
- The Modified V shaped neck has a 1-3/4" Bone nut. Some of you love a Modified V shaped neck and some of you don't. I think there is no middle ground with that. What I find with the Modified V is that if you're fingerpicking, it's easier to wrap your thumb around to the bass strings. So all you fingerpickers out there, REJOICE!
|Alternate Torch Headstock|
|Gold Butter Bean Tuners|
|Tree of Life Neck Inlay|
|More Tree of Life Inlay, SWEET!|
|Ooo La La|
- The wonderful Tree of Life neck inlay using Select Abalone Pearl is mesmerizing. I wonder how long it took just to do that part of the guitar. And believe me, it ain't easy. You have to know what you're doing for sure.
|Cinnamon Teardrop burst & Ebony Pyramid Bridge|
|#29 of 35!|
Portland Music Company on Broadway
2502 NE Broadway
Portland Oregon 97232