C. F. Martin & Co. will unveil three outstanding new models from their prestigious Performing Artist series at Musikmesse 2013, Hall 3.1 Stand F81, in Frankfurt April 10-13.

Nazareth, PA (April 9, 2013) -- C. F. Martin & Co. will unveil three outstanding new models from their prestigious Performing Artist series at Musikmesse 2013, Hall 3.1 Stand F81, in Frankfurt April 10-13. Highlights for the new models include tops, backs and sides that are all Jett Black HPL Textured finish, fingerboards and bridges made of black Richlite, and Performing Artist Neck profiles in black Stratabond. These models, which are upgraded from the original black X series, will be equipped with Fishman F1 Analog electronics and will retail for $1099.

OMCPA5 Black
This 000-14 Fret Cutaway model with black Corian nut features an OM-14 fret cutaway, Martin “X” bracing with solid Sitka spruce 5/16” top braces, a solid square taper headstock, a two ring rosette, and a Performing Artist belly style bridge. Tuning machines are chrome enclosed with small buttons, and the bridge and end pins are in black with white dots. The model also includes Fishman F1 Analog electronics and a foil label. Recommended strings for the model are Martin Studio Performance Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Light Gauge (MSP7100).

GPCPA5 Black
This model features black Corian nut, a mortise/tenon neck joint, a GPC-14 fret cutaway, Martin “X” bracing with solid Sitka spruce 5/16” top bracing, a solid square taper headstock, fingerboard position inlays with offset dots in white ABS, a two ring rosette and a Performing Artist belly style bridge. Tuning machines are chrome enclosed with small buttons, and the bridge and end pins are in black with white dots. The model also includes Fishman F1 Analog electronics and a foil label. Recommended strings for the model are Martin Studio Performance Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Light Gauge (MSP7100).

DCPA5 Black
This model features black Corian nut, a mortise/tenon neck joint, a D-14 fret cutaway, Martin “X” bracing with solid Sitka spruce 5/16” top braces, a solid square taper headstock, fingerboard position inlays with offset dots in white ABS, a two ring rosette and a Performing Artist belly style bridge. Tuning machines are chrome enclosed with small buttons, and the bridge and end pins are in black with white dots. The model also includes Fishman F1 Analog electronics and a foil label. Recommended strings for the model are Martin Studio Performance Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Light Gauge (MSP7100).

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