Martin Martin K-1 Major Kealakai (Custom) Guitar <p>Major Kealakai was a guitar, trombone, and flute player trained by the Royal Hawaiian Band and was inducted into the Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame in 1996. In 1916, Martin made the Major a unique custom guitar that was wider, deeper, and longer than a 000. Designed to be louder to help fill concert halls, this historic guitar was the precursor to the Dreadnought. Martin honors Major Kealakai with this limited edition 12-fret custom instrument. It features a vintage gloss finished sinker mahogany back and sides that are complemented with Madagascar rosewood binding and a vintage gloss finished Adirondack spruce VINTAGE TONE SYSTEM® (VTS) top. It also includes a dovetail neck joint, hide glue construction, an authentic 1931 neck shape and 1931 X-bracing, and a slotted headstock with Golden Age relic nickel side-mount tuners. This limited-edition gem comes with a quality hardshell case.</p> 0 stars, based on 0 reviews 0 5
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Martin K-1 Major Kealakai (Custom) Guitar

$7,999.00
Martin K-1 Major Kealakai (Custom) Guitar
Martin K-1 Major Kealakai (Custom) Guitar
Martin K-1 Major Kealakai (Custom) Guitar
Martin K-1 Major Kealakai (Custom) Guitar
Martin K-1 Major Kealakai (Custom) Guitar
Martin K-1 Major Kealakai (Custom) Guitar
Martin K-1 Major Kealakai (Custom) Guitar
Martin K-1 Major Kealakai (Custom) Guitar
Martin K-1 Major Kealakai (Custom) Guitar
Martin K-1 Major Kealakai (Custom) Guitar

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Martin K-1 Major Kealakai (Custom) Guitar

$7,999.00
Model Number: K-1-Major-Kealakai-Custom
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Manufacturer: Martin
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Major Kealakai was a guitar, trombone, and flute player trained by the Royal Hawaiian Band and was inducted into the Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame in 1996. In 1916, Martin made the Major a unique custom guitar that was wider, deeper, and longer than a 000. Designed to be louder to help fill concert halls, this historic guitar was the precursor to the Dreadnought. Martin honors Major Kealakai with this limited edition 12-fret custom instrument. It features a vintage gloss finished sinker mahogany back and sides that are complemented with Madagascar rosewood binding and a vintage gloss finished Adirondack spruce VINTAGE TONE SYSTEM® (VTS) top. It also includes a dovetail neck joint, hide glue construction, an authentic 1931 neck shape and 1931 X-bracing, and a slotted headstock with Golden Age relic nickel side-mount tuners. This limited-edition gem comes with a quality hardshell case.

OVERVIEW

  • BODY SIZE:K-12 Fret
  • FINISH TOP:Vintage Gloss
  • CONSTRUCTION:Dovetail Neck Joint – Hide Glue Construction
  • BACK AND SIDE FINISH:Vintage Gloss
  • BRACING PATTERN:Authentic 1931 X Brace
  • SCALE LENGTH:25.4″
  • BRACE SHAPE:Scalloped
  • FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT NUT:1 7/8″
  • TOP MATERIAL:Adirondack Spruce with VTS
  • NECK SHAPE:Authentic 1931
  • BACK MATERIAL:Sinker Mahogany
  • NECK TAPER:Standard Taper
  • SIDE MATERIAL:Sinker Mahogany
  • ELECTRONICS:None
  • ELECTRONICS OPTIONS:None

TOP

  • TOP COLOR:Clear
  • BRIDGE STYLE:Custom
  • BINDING:Madagascar Rosewood
  • BRIDGE STRING SPACING:2 5/16″
  • TOP INLAY MATERIAL:Multi-Stripe
  • BRIDGE MATERIAL:Ebony
  • TOP DETAIL:None
  • BRIDGE PIN MATERIAL:Ebony
  • PICKGUARD:None
  • BRIDGE PIN DOTS:Abalone
  • PICKGUARD INLAY:None
  • SADDLE:Compensated Bone
  • ROSETTE:Multi-Stripe
  • SADDLE RADIUS:16″

BODY

  • BRACE MATERIAL:Adirondack Spruce with VTS
  • BACK AND SIDES COLOR:Maple
  • BRACE SIZE:5/16″
  • BACK DETAIL:None
  • BACK PURFLING/STRIP:None
  • BACK INLAY MATERIAL:None
  • HEELCAP:None
  • SIDE DETAIL:None
  • ENDPIECE:Madagascar Rosewood
  • SIDE INLAY MATERIAL:None
  • ENDPIECE INLAY:None

NECK

  • NECK MATERIAL:Genuine Mahogany
  • FINGERBOARD MATERIAL:Ebony
  • FINISH NECK:Vintage Gloss
  • FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT 12TH FRET:2 5/16″
  • NECK COLOR:Maple
  • FINGERBOARD INLAY STYLE:18 Old Style Authentic 1931
  • FINGERBOARD INLAY MATERIAL:Abalone
  • NECK JOINS BODY AT:12th Fret
  • FINGERBOARD BINDING MATERIAL:None
  • SIDE DOTS:Grained Ivoroid

HEADSTOCK

  • HEADSTOCK SHAPE:Slotted with Round Slots, 1931 Taper and Diamond
  • TUNING MACHINES:Golden Age Relic Nickel Side Mount
  • HEADPLATE MATERIAL:Madagascar Rosewood
  • KNOB:Cream
  • HEADPLATE LOGO STYLE:Stamped on Back of Headstock
  • HEADPLATE BINDING MATERIAL:None

MISC

  • CASE:Ply Hardshell
  • LABEL:None