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Musikmesse 2016: Martin Guitar Unveil Macassar Series and New John Lennon Acoustic.

Martin GPCX2AE Macassar
Martin GPCX2AE Macassar
Fresh on the back of the limited-edition John Lennon 75th Anniversary acoustic guitar and the 17 and 15 series, Martin Guitar has officially announced a new John Lennon signature, three Macassar acoustics and a ukulele made from bamboo!

The new Lennon signature D-28 boasts a a solid Sitka spruce top with Indian rosewood back and sides. Unique details also include John's famous self-portrait on the headstock and a John Lennon-themed design on the fingerboard. The back is also inlaid with a peace sign.

The Macassar series comprises of three reasonably-priced acoustic guitars. The DCX1AE - with a solid Sitka spruce top and Macassar patterned high-pressure laminate back and sides and Fishman Sonitone electronics.

The DX2AE has a solid sapele top with the same Fishman electronics and back and sides as the DCX1AE.

The third in the range is the GPCX2AE, a grand performance cutaway-shape with a striking solid sapele top along with the same back and sides and electronics.

The new, unique-looking OX bamboo Ukulele has an interesting green finish with a striking bamboo pattern. This will also be available in blue or red with a rosewood fingerboard and fluorocarbon ukulele strings.

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By Michael Storey

Posted on 30 Mar 2016 15:04 to category : Instruments News

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