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  • Custom version of Martin's stunning D-45 with an Authentic Thickness (thin-sanded) Adirondack spruce top, and Golden Era Bracing for enhanced tone and responsiveness.  As with the standard D-45, the braces are scalloped and the X-brace is forward shifted.  Features a 1935 Sunburst top finish and ebony peghead veneer for extra-good looks!

    In honor of our 50th Anniversary, there is a special stamp on the back of the peghead and an inside label signed by C.F. Martin IV and Elderly owners Stan and Lily Werbin.

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Model:    D45SB-E50 Elderly Anniversary
Body Size:    D 14-Fret
Construction:    Dovetail Neck Joint
Back and Sides:    East Indian Rosewood
Top:    Adirondack Spruce, Authentic Thickness
Bracing:    Adirondack Spruce, Golden Era, Scalloped 5/16”, Forward Shifted X Brace
Binding, Heelcap, Endpiece:    Antique White
Rosette:    Style 45
Top,Back, & Side Inlay Material:    Style 45 Abalone
Pickguard:    Faux Tortoise
Neck:    Modified Low Oval
Scale Length:    25.4"
Fingerboard Width At Nut:    1 3/4"
Neck Taper:    High Performance Taper
Fingerboard Material:    Ebony, Bound
Fingerboard Inlay Style:    Style 45 Hexagons
Fingerboard Inlay Material:    Abalone
Neck Joins Body At:    14th Fret
Headstock Shape:    Solid with Square Taper, Elderly Instruments Stamp on Back
Tuning Machines:    Gold Open Gear, Butterbean Buttons
Headplate:    East Indian Rosewood, Bound, CFM Block Inlay, Abalone
Nut Material:    Bone
Bridge:    Ebony, Modern Belly - Drop in Saddle
Saddle:    Compensated Bone
Bridge String Spacing:    2 5/32"
Bridge Pin Material:    White with Abalone Dots
Finish:    Gloss, 1935 Sunburst Top, Satin Neck
Case:    5-Ply Hardshell
Label:    Elderly Instruments 50th Anniversary
 

Martin Custom 45-Style Dreadnought & Case, Sunburst Top - Elderly 50th Anniversary Model

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SKU: D45SB-E50

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$10,699 USD
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$10,699 USD

Custom version of Martin's stunning D-45 with an Authentic Thickness (thin-sanded) Adirondack spruce top, and Golden Era Bracing for enhanced tone and responsiveness.  As with the standard D-45, the braces are scalloped and the X-brace is forward shifted.  Features a 1935 Sunburst top finish and ebony peghead veneer for extra-good looks!

In honor of our 50th Anniversary, there is a special stamp on the back of the peghead and an inside label signed by C.F. Martin IV and Elderly owners Stan and Lily Werbin.

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More Details

Model:    D45SB-E50 Elderly Anniversary
Body Size:    D 14-Fret
Construction:    Dovetail Neck Joint
Back and Sides:    East Indian Rosewood
Top:    Adirondack Spruce, Authentic Thickness
Bracing:    Adirondack Spruce, Golden Era, Scalloped 5/16”, Forward Shifted X Brace
Binding, Heelcap, Endpiece:    Antique White
Rosette:    Style 45
Top,Back, & Side Inlay Material:    Style 45 Abalone
Pickguard:    Faux Tortoise
Neck:    Modified Low Oval
Scale Length:    25.4"
Fingerboard Width At Nut:    1 3/4"
Neck Taper:    High Performance Taper
Fingerboard Material:    Ebony, Bound
Fingerboard Inlay Style:    Style 45 Hexagons
Fingerboard Inlay Material:    Abalone
Neck Joins Body At:    14th Fret
Headstock Shape:    Solid with Square Taper, Elderly Instruments Stamp on Back
Tuning Machines:    Gold Open Gear, Butterbean Buttons
Headplate:    East Indian Rosewood, Bound, CFM Block Inlay, Abalone
Nut Material:    Bone
Bridge:    Ebony, Modern Belly - Drop in Saddle
Saddle:    Compensated Bone
Bridge String Spacing:    2 5/32"
Bridge Pin Material:    White with Abalone Dots
Finish:    Gloss, 1935 Sunburst Top, Satin Neck
Case:    5-Ply Hardshell
Label:    Elderly Instruments 50th Anniversary