Martin OM-ECHF Navy Blues Eric Clapton Limited
The OM-ECHF Navy Blues is the third in a series of collaborations with Eric Clapton and Hiroshi Fujiwara. This OM edition incorporates the longer 25.4" scale for added string tension and tonal projection. The neck and body are lacquered and polished with a striking dark navy coloration combined with East Indian rosewood back and sides and a European spruce soundboard.
Construction: Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint
Body Size: 000-14 Fret
Top: European Spruce
Rosette: Two Ring - Small MOP Squares Set in Black Corian
Top Bracing Pattern: Standard ''X'' Scalloped
Top Braces: Solid Sitka Spruce 1/4''
Back Material: Solid East Indian Rosewood
Back Purfling: Fine Herringbone w/ Style 18 Black Fiber Strips
Side Material: Solid East Indian Rosewood
Endpiece: Grained Ivoroid
Endpiece Inlay: Black/White/Black Boltaron
Binding: Grained Ivoroid
Top Inlay Style: Fine Herringbone
Back and Side Inlay: Black/White/Black Boltaron
Neck Material: Solid Genuine Mahogany
Neck Shape: Modified V
Nut Material: Bone
Headstock: Solid/Diamond/Square Taper with solid black Ebony headplate
Heelcap: Grained Ivoroid w/ Black/White/Black Inlay
Fingerboard Material: Solid Black Ebony
Scale Length: 25.4''
Number Of Frets Clear: 14
Number Of Frets Total: 20
Fingerboard Width At Nut: 1-3/4''
Fingerboard Width At 12th Fret: 2-1/4''
Fingerboard Position Inlays: Style 45 Snowflake - Select Abalone
Fingerboard Binding: Grained Ivoroid
Finish: Polished Gloss - Dark Navy Blue
Bridge Material: Solid Black Ebony
Bridge Style: Belly
Bridge String Spacing: 2-1/4''
Saddle: 16'' Radius/Compensated/Bone
Tuning Machines: Chrome Enclosed w/ Small Buttons
Recommended Strings: Martin Clapton's Choice Phosphor Bronze Light Gauge (MEC12)
Bridge & End Pins: Black w/ Abalone Pearl Dots
Case: 533E Geib Style
Interior Label: Blue label numbered and signed by CFM IV, Eric Clapton, Hiroshi Fujiwara & Dick Boak
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