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Martin CEO-8 Sitka Spruce Special Edition - Teardrop Sunburst

Item ID: CEO8

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Product Details

Martin's largest acoustic body size, the Grand Jumbo, is combined with solid sycamore back, sides and neck, and a Sitka spruce top with VTS. Enhanced appointments include a black Corian headplate with "The Martin" inlaid in solid mother-of-pearl, a faux red tortoise pickguard with a Purple Martin motif, and unique "backslash" design mother-of-pearl fingerboard inlays. Comes equipped with D-TAR Wave-length Multi-Source electronics and bears an interior label individually numbered in sequence and personally signed by C. F. Martin IV.

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.


Body Top: Sitka Spruce with VTS
Body Back/Sides Sycamore
Neck Material: Sycamore
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Body Shape: Grand J-14 Fret
Fingerboard Radius: 16"
Neck Profile: Modified Low Oval w/ High Performance Taper
Scale Length: 25.4"
Bracing: Non Scalloped X with Progressively Scalloped Tone Bars
Nut: 1 3/4" Bone
Electronics: D-TAR Wave-Length Multi-Source
Case: Ply Hardshell
Martin’s Vintage Tone System