Martin 000-28EC Eric Clapton Acoustic Guitar - Natural
The sides and back of this instrument are constructed from solid East Indian rosewood. The top is book-matched from select quartersawn Sitka spruce, and the rosette, as well as the perimeter of the sound-boards, are inlaid with finely patterned herringbone wood marquetry. The body is bound with grained ivoroid. A genuine ebony fingerboard features the pre-war Style 28 snowflake pattern in a blond pearl, and Eric Clapton's signature is inlaid in mother-of-pearl between the 19th and 20th frets. Each 00028BEC bears an interior label, individually numbered in sequence.Includes hard shell case.
- CONSTRUCTION: Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint
- BODY SIZE: 000-14 Fret
- TOP: Solid Sitka Spruce
- ROSETTE: Fine Herringbone
- TOP BRACING PATTERN: Standard X scalloped
- TOP BRACES: Solid Sitka spruce 5/16''
- BACK MATERIAL: Solid East Indian Rosewood
- BACK PURFLING: HD Zig Zag
- SIDE MATERIAL: Solid East Indian Rosewood
- ENDPIECE: Grained Ivoroid
- ENDPIECE INLAY: Black/White Boltaron
- BINDING: Grained Ivoroid
- SIDE INLAY: none
- BACK INLAY: B/W Boltaron
- NECK MATERIAL: Select hardwood
- NECK SHAPE: Modified VBoneWhite Corian
- HEADSTOCK: Solid/Diamond/SquareTapere
- HEADPLATE: Solid Indian Rosewood
- HEELCAP: Grained Ivoroid
- FINGERBOARD MATERIAL: Solid Black Ebony
- SCALE LENGTH: 24.9"
- # OF FRETS CLEAR: 14
- # OF FRETS TOTAL: 20
- FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT NUT: 1 3/4''
- FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT 12TH FRET: 2 1/4''
- FINGERBOARD POSITION INLAYS: Diamond & Squares- Long Pattern
- FINGERBOARD BINDING: none
- FINISH BACK & SIDES: Polished Gloss/ Dark Filler
- FINISH TOP: Polished Gloss/ Vintage Toner
- FINISH NECK: Polished Gloss
- BRIDGE MATERIAL: Solid Black Ebony
- BRIDGE STYLE: Belly
- BRIDGE STRING SPACING: 2 1/4''
- SADDLE: 16'' Radius/Compensated/Bone
- TUNING MACHINES: Nickel Open-Geared w/ Butterbean Knobs
- RECOMMENDED STRINGS: Martin MEC12 Light Phosphor Bronze
- BRIDGE & END PINS: White w/ Black Dots
- PICKGUARD: Tortoise Color/Beveled and Polished
- CASE: 533 Geib Style
- INTERIOR LABEL: Label Signed By C.F. Martin IV & Eric Clapton
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