Martin 2002 OM-21 Sitka/IRW Acoustic #856873 - Used  From Martin

A fantastic pre-loved OM-21 with a Fishman pickup!  

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Condition: Used, Good - Several dings (pictured) and playwear/scratching

This Martin OM is ready to be played! This guitar has been played for quite a while at this point and has started to open up nicely and after some love from our luthier Rob this thing is a player's dream! If you are looking for a guitar that has the sweetness that your dread is missing this is worth trying out. The combination of Sitka/East Indian Rosewood leaves you with an om with a big wider sound than you'd expect with a lovely low end and warm mid range!

Manufacturer's Description from Martin

C.F. Martin & Co. ® has been creating the finest instruments in the world for 183 years.  It continues to innovate, introducing techniques and features that have become industry standards, including X-bracing, the 14-fret guitar and the “Dreadnought” size. One of the world’s leading acoustic instrument makers, Martin guitars are hand-made by skilled craftsmen and women, who use a combination of new design and techniques, along with those introduced by the company founder. 

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About Manufacturer

For well over a century and a half, The Martin Guitar Company has been continuously producing acoustic instruments that are acknowledged to be the finest in the world. The Martin Guitar Company has, through the years, managed to survive with each succeeding generation from C. F. Martin, Sr.?s Stauffer influenced creations of the 1830s to recent developments introduced by C. F. Martin IV. Continuous operation under family management is a feat bordering on the remarkable, reflecting six generations of dedication to the guitarmaker?s craft. In or out of the music industry, C. F. Martin has few rivals for sheer staying power. Throughout its colorful history, the company has adapted successfully to continual changes in product design, distribution systems, and manufacturing methods. In spite of the many changes, C. F. Martin has never veered away from its initial commitment to quality. The concern for producing the finest instruments possible in 1833 is especially evident today at Martin?s expanded facility in Nazareth, Pennsylvania. The story behind one of America?s most famous guitars began on January 31, 1796, in Markneukirchen, Germany, with the birth of Christian Frederick Martin, Sr. Born into a long line of cabinet makers, Christian Frederick took up the family craft at the early age of 15, when he left his hometown and traveled to Vienna to apprentice with Johann Stauffer, a renowned guitar maker.

Specifications

Model: OM-21

Year: 2002

Serial: 856873

Body Size: 000-14 Fret

Construction: Dovetail Neck Joint

Bracing Pattern: X-Brace

Brace Shape: Scalloped

Top Material: Sitka Spruce

Back Material: East Indian Rosewood

Side Material: East Indian Rosewood

Finish Top: Gloss

Back & Side Finish: Gloss

Scale Length: 25.4"

Fingerboard Width at Nut: 1 3/4"

Neck Shape: Modified Low Oval

Neck Taper: High-Performance Taper

Electronics: Fishman (under-saddle)

Top Color: Aging Toner

Binding: Brown Faux Tortoise

Top Inlay Material: None

Top Detail: None

Pickgaurd: Faux Tortoise

Pickgaurd Inlay: None

Rosette: Multi-Stripe

Bridge Style Modern Belly - Drop in Saddle

Bridge String Spacing: 2 5/32"

Bridge Material: Ebony

Bridge Pin Material: Black Plastic

Bridge Pin Dots: None

Saddle: Compensated Bone

Saddle Radius: 16"

Brace Material: Sitka Spruce

Brace Size: 1/4"

Back Purfling/Strip: Style 18

Heelcap: Brown Faux Tortoise

Endpiece: Brown Faux Tortoise

Endpiece Inlay: None

Back & Sides Color: None

Back Detail: None

Back Inlay Material: None

Side Detail: None

Side Inlay Material: None

Neck Material: Select Hardwood

Finish Neck: Satin

Neck Color: Dark Mahogany

Number of Frets: 20

Neck Joins Body at: 14th Fret

Side Dots: White

Fingerboard Material: Ebony

Fingerboard width at 12th Fret: 2 1/8"

Fingerboard Inlay Style: Style 28

Fingerboard Inlay Material: Mother of Pearl

Fingerboard Binding Material: None

Headstock Shape: Solid with Square Taper

Headplate Material: East Indian Rosewood

Headplate Logo Style: Script Old Style Overlay

Headplate Binding Material: None

Tuning Machines: Nickel Open Gear

Knob: Butterbean

Nut Material: Bone

Case: ABS Molded