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  • Instrument: Bass Guitars

  • Brand: Martin

  • Model: B-40

  • Finish: Natural

  • SKU: GF5657

  • Original Finish: Yes

  • Original Parts: Yes

  • Handedness: Right

  • Made In Year: 1997

  • Top Material: Spruce

  • Back and Side Material: Rosewood

  • Finish Type: Original

  • Neck/Fingerboard Material: Mahogany / Ebony

  • Fingerboard Radius: 17"

  • Brace Pattern: X

  • Tuners: Gotoh

  • Bridge: Original

  • Scale Length: 34 1/16"

  • Nut Width: 1.57"

  • String Spacing at Saddle: 2.19"

1997 Martin B-40 Acoustic Bass made in the USA at the Martin factory by an employee to be his personal instrument. All solid woods with light semi-gloss finish throughout. Solid Spruce top with fancier binding than a production model. Solid Rosewood back and sides. The solid Mahogany neck was already predrilled for tuners but he wanted to use different heads, so you can see some filler on the back but luckily the faceplate hadn't been put on yet so the front is clean. Ebony board and bridge. On the neck block where you would normally see the factory stamp, there is instead hand-written model, date, and builder's name. Very cool, and a true one of a kind. No splits, breaks, cracks, or repairs. Bass shows some play and age marks, but is in overall very good condition. Ships in a hard shell case with the factory tour memento the previous owner got on the day he purchased it from the builder.

Martin B-40 1997

$1,850

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    Description
    1997 Martin B-40 Acoustic Bass made in the USA at the Martin factory by an employee to be his personal instrument. All solid woods with light semi-gloss finish throughout. Solid Spruce top with fancier binding than a production model. Solid Rosewood back and sides. The solid Mahogany neck was already predrilled for tuners but he wanted to use different heads, so you can see some filler on the back but luckily the faceplate hadn't been put on yet so the front is clean. Ebony board and bridge. On the neck block where you would normally see the factory stamp, there is instead hand-written model, date, and builder's name. Very cool, and a true one of a kind. No splits, breaks, cracks, or repairs. Bass shows some play and age marks, but is in overall very good condition. Ships in a hard shell case with the factory tour memento the previous owner got on the day he purchased it from the builder.
    Spec
    • Instrument: Bass Guitars

    • Brand: Martin

    • Model: B-40

    • Finish: Natural

    • SKU: GF5657

    • Original Finish: Yes

    • Original Parts: Yes

    • Handedness: Right

    • Made In Year: 1997

    • Top Material: Spruce

    • Back and Side Material: Rosewood

    • Finish Type: Original

    • Neck/Fingerboard Material: Mahogany / Ebony

    • Fingerboard Radius: 17"

    • Brace Pattern: X

    • Tuners: Gotoh

    • Bridge: Original

    • Scale Length: 34 1/16"

    • Nut Width: 1.57"

    • String Spacing at Saddle: 2.19"

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