Henderson OM-42 Sunburst, Brazilian Rosewood & Adirondack Spruce - Pre-Owned

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Whenever you encounter a builder who is as talented a player in his own right as Wayne Henderson, you always know you're going to be in for something special. A legendary luthier whose sought-after guitars have ended up in the hands of everyone from Doc Watson to Eric Clapton, his dreadnoughts in particular have made a splash among bluegrass guitarists. But Wayne himself is an accomplished fingerpicker, so it should come as no surprise that he can build a stellar OM.

This gorgeous Brazilian rosewood and Adirondack spruce OM is dressed to the nines in a lush sunburst, ivoroid binding, 42-style abalone and MOP appointments, and multi-color back strip. Brazilian rosewood is a great match for the focus and balance of the OM design. From bass to treble, there's a crispness on the initial attack of each note before it blooms with a sweet sustain. The Adirondack spruce top ensures plenty of dynamic headroom, giving you about as much volume and power as you can get without switching to a D-28. Condition couldn't be much cleaner, with only the lightest superficial marks in the finish giving away its pre-owned status.

  • Model: 14-fret OM
  • Top: Adirondack spruce
  • Back and sides: Brazilian rosewood
  • Neck: Mahogany with low oval profile
  • Fretboard: Ebony w/ MOP markers
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Binding: Ivoroid
  • Tuners: Gold Waverly
  • Purfling and rosette: Abalone
  • Peghead overlay: Brazilian rosewood w/ torch inlay
  • Scale length: 25-1/2"
  • Nut width: 1-3/4"
  • String spacing: 2-3/16"
  • Serial number: 743
  • Case: Martin hardshell

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