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LIMITED EDITIONS & NEW MODELS SUMMER 2016

LE-Cowboy-2016

MARTINGUITAR.COM/NEW


FROM NAZARETH


— Over the past 100 years, the Martin Dreadnought defined what an acoustic guitar can and should be.


TO NAVOJOA


A musical icon turns 100: Celebrating the Martin Dreadnought Guitar.


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SUMMER 2016


CS-Bluegrass-16 Limited Edition 14-Fret Dreadnought Adirondack Spruce Top with Vintage Tone System (VTS)* Guatemalan Rosewood Back/Sides www.martinguitar.com/new

NEW

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D-1 Authentic 1931 Authentic Series 12-Fret Dreadnought Adirondack Spruce Top with Vintage Tone System (VTS)* Genuine Mahogany Back/Sides www.martinguitar.com/new

NEW


RELIABLE. DURABLE. CONSISTENTLY GREAT.

FUNNY HOW MUCH

DEL McCOURY AND HIS STRINGS HAVE IN COMMON. T H E J O U R N A L O F ACO U S T I C GU ITAR S

VOLUME 6 |

PICK UP THIS SPECIAL EDITION AT YOUR LOCAL AUTHORIZED MARTIN DEALER OR DOWNLOAD YOUR COPY AT MARTINGUITAR.COM/MARTINJOURNAL

2016

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D-28 John Lennon Custom Signature Edition 14-Fret Dreadnought Sitka Spruce Top with Vintage Tone System (VTS)* East Indian Rosewood Back/Sides www.martinguitar.com/new

NEW

The D-28 John Lennon is the follow up to the D-28 John Lennon 75th Anniversary limited edition model, commemorating John’s 75th birthday. A solid Sitka spruce top with Vintage Tone System is combined with East Indian rosewood back and sides – the back being inlaid with a peace sign. The East Indian rosewood headplate is adorned with John Lennon’s famous self-portrait illustration that rests beneath the Martin script logo. A beautiful mother-of-pearl, John Lennon themed design is inlaid 13 on the ebony fingerboard to complete this model.


LE-Cowboy-16 Limited Edition 12-Fret Auditorium Sitka Spruce Top with Vintage Tone System (VTS)* Quilted Mahogany Back/Sides www.martinguitar.com/new

NEW


00-18 Standard Series 14-Fret Grand Concert Sitka Spruce Top Genuine Mahogany Back/Sides www.martinguitar.com/new

NEW

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GPC-15ME 15 Series 14-Fret Grand Performance Cutaway Mahogany Top, Back & Sides Fishman® Matrix VT Enhance™ Electronics www.martinguitar.com/new

NEW


& ACOUSTIC AMPLIFICATION BY

OMC-28E

®

it’s whats

INSIDE that counts

• Acoustic Matrix® under-saddle pickup, the world’s best-selling under-saddle pickup (available on select models) • Aura® VT Enhance™ features Aura® Acoustic Imaging with one custom Image built into an internal active preamp (available on select models) • Discreet, soundhole-mounted controls: Volume and tone controls up top and a new Enhance blend control on the lower part of the soundhole • Battery box integrated into endpin jack for easy access Learn more at martinguitar.com/VTEnhance

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DRSG Road Series 14-Fret Full Gloss Dreadnought Sitka Spruce Top Siris Back & Sides FishmanÂŽ Sonitone Electronics www.martinguitar.com/new

NEW


EXCLUSIVE CUSTOM MARTIN GUITARS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE TAKE ADVANTAGE OF BUY ONE GET ONE MARTIN STRING SPECIALS

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X Series 14-Fret Cutaway Sitka Spruce Top Rosewood Pattern HPL Back & Sides Fishman® Sonitone Electronics www.martinguitar.com/new

NEW

DCX1RAE

GPCX1RAE


X Series 14-Fret Dreadnought Cutaway Sitka Spruce Top Mahogany Pattern HPL Back & Sides FishmanÂŽ Sonitone Electronics www.martinguitar.com/new

GPCX1AE

DCX1AE

NEW

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GPCX2AE Macassar X Series 14-Fret Grand Performance Cutaway Sapele Top Macassar Pattern HPL Back & Sides FishmanÂŽ Sonitone Electronics www.martinguitar.com/new

NEW


DCX1AE Macassar X Series 14-Fret Dreadnought Cutaway Sitka Spruce Top Macassar Pattern HPL Back & Sides FishmanÂŽ Sonitone Electronics www.martinguitar.com/new

NEW

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X Series 14-Fret Cutaway Jett Black HPL Top, Back & Sides Fishman® Sonitone Electronics www.martinguitar.com/new

NEW

DCXAE Black

GPCXAE Black

OMCXAE Black


 

AMAZING HOW ELLE KING

CAN ROCK SO HARD WITH SOFT, SILK-WRAPPED STRINGS.

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D Jr. 2E Sapele F Junior Series 14-Fret Dreadnought Sapele Top, Back & Sides

“I can’t put mine down.”

- Jason Isbell

D Jr. E F 2016 Two-time Grammy® Award Winner Junior Series 14-Fret Dreadnought Sitka Spruce Top, Sapele Back & Sides

NEW

D Jr. 2E Sapele

F Model available with or without Fishman® Sonitone electronics

D Jr. E


JASON ISBELL

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Something More Than Free AVAILABLE EVERYWHERE jasonisbell.com


DX2AE Macassar X Series 14-Fret Dreadnought Sapele Top Macassar Pattern HPL Back & Sides FishmanÂŽ Sonitone Electronics www.martinguitar.com/new

NEW


HIGH ENERGY MEETS ACOUSTIC MEETS STRINGS THAT SOUND GREAT

WHILE TAKING A

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NIGHTLY BEATING.

CHUCK RAGAN

Till Midnight 25 chuckraganmusic.com


0X Uke Bamboo Ukuleles Soprano Ukulele Bamboo HPL Top, Back & Sides Available in Green, Blue or Red www.martinguitar.com/new

NEW


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000-42 Authentic 1939 Authentic Series 14-Fret Auditorium Adirondack Spruce Top with Vintage Tone System (VTS)* Madagascar Rosewood Back/Sides www.martinguitar.com/new


00-18 Authentic 1931 Authentic Series 12-Fret Grand Concert Adirondack Spruce Top with Vintage Tone System (VTS)* Genuine Mahogany Back/Sides www.martinguitar.com/new

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HD-35 CFM IV 60th Limited Edition 14-Fret Dreadnought European Spruce Top with Vintage Tone System (VTS)* Siris Back/Sides with East Indian Rosewood Wedge www.martinguitar.com/new


D-28 Louvin Brothers Custom Signature Edition 14-Fret Dreadnought Sitka Spruce Top East Indian Rosewood Back/Sides www.martinguitar.com/new

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BALLAD OF

THE DREADNOUGHT A MUSICAL ICON TURNS 100

(1916 - 2016)

WATCH NOW ON MARTINGUITAR.COM


D-222 100th Anniversary Limited Edition 12-Fret Dreadnought Sitka Spruce Top with Vintage Tone System (VTS)* Mahogany Back/Sides www.martinguitar.com/new

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Standard Series 14-Fret Cutaway Sitka Spruce Top East Indian Rosewood Back/Sides Aura® VT Enhance™ Electronics with Acoustic Imaging www.martinguitar.com/new

OMC-35E

GPC-35E

DC-35E


Standard Series 14-Fret Cutaway Sitka Spruce Top Genuine Mahogany Back/Sides Aura® VT Enhance™ Electronics with Acoustic Imaging www.martinguitar.com/new

D-18E

GPC-18E

OMC-18E

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Standard Series 14-Fret Cutaway Sitka Spruce Top East Indian Rosewood Back/Sides Aura® VT Enhance™ Electronics with Acoustic Imaging www.martinguitar.com/new

DC-28E

OMC-28E

GPC-28E


RELIABLE. DURABLE. CONSISTENTLY GREAT.

FUNNY HOW MUCH

DEL McCOURY AND HIS STRINGS HAVE IN COMMON.

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17 Series 14-Fret (00L-17 & 000-17) 12-Fret (00-17S) Sitka Spruce Top Mahogany Back/Sides www.martinguitar.com/new

00-17S Black Smoke

00L-17 Whiskey Sunset

000-17 Black Smoke

All models are available in either Black Smoke or Whiskey Sunset finish. All models are also available with FishmanŽ Matrix VT Enhance™ electonics for an additional $250.00.


15 Series 14-Fret Cutaway Mahogany Top Mahogany Back/Sides Matrix VT Enhance™ Electronics www.martinguitar.com/new

DC-15ME

OMC-15ME

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STRINGS PERFECT FOR PLAYERS FROM BEGINNERS TO

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* The new Martin Vintage Tone System (VTS) uses a unique recipe that is based on the historic torrefaction system. The VTS system acts much like a time machine in which Martin can target certain time periods and age the top/braces to that era. Learn more about Martin’s Vintage Tone System (VTS) at www.martinguitar.com/VTS. EFFECTIVE JUNE 2016 © 2016 C. F. Martin & Co., Inc. The warranty for any model covered by the Martin® Limited Lifetime Warranty is not transferable; any model covered by the Martin Limited Lifetime Warranty is warranted only to the original owner for his or her lifetime when purchased from an authorized Martin dealer in the United States and Canada. Factory-installed electronics on any model covered by the Martin Limited Lifetime Warranty are warranted for a period of one year from the date of original purchase. All rights reserved. Specifications and availability subject to change without notice. “Martin,” “SP” and “Lifespan” are trademarks used by C. F. Martin & Co., Inc. “Fishman” is a trademark of Fishman Transducers, Inc. Printed in the USA. 17MS113

TOMMY EMMANUEL

C. F. Martin & Co., Inc. | 510 Sycamore Street, Nazareth, PA 18064 USA | 610.759.2837 | martinguitar.com martinstrings.com/FlexcoreSP

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Limited Editions & New Models 2016