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Martin SC-13E Special Road Series

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Do you want to play leads all the way up the neck? Play longer? Play louder? Now you can with this super-comfortable, easy-to-play acoustic-electric from Martin. The SC-13E, with its patented Sure Align® neck system, gives you full access to all frets so you can comfortably reach those high notes. It’s also equipped with a new, low-profile velocity neck barrel that ergonomically accommodates your hand as you move up the neck, giving you the comfort and playability of an electric. This special edition SC-13E features a spruce gloss top and ziricote fine veneer gloss finished back and sides. The design motif features an aperture rosette inlay with ebony headplate, fingerboard, and bridge. It also features nickel open gear keyhole tuners with skeleton key knobs. This model is available with or without a burst top.


Body Size: S-13 Fret Cutaway

Construction: Sure Align Linear Dovetail Neck Joint

Bracing Pattern: Tone Tension X Brace

Brace Shape: Treble Side Scalloped X with Non-Scalloped Tone Bars

Top Material: Spruce

Back Material: Ziricote Fine Veneer

Side Material: Ziricote Fine Veneer

Electronics Options: LR Baggs Element

Finish Top: Gloss

Back and Side Finish: Gloss

Scale Length: 25.4

Fingerboard Width at Nut: 1 ¾”

Neck Shape: Low Profile Velocity

Neck Taper: High-Performance Taper

Electronics: Yes


Top Color: Spruce

Binding: White

Top Inlay Material: Black with Multi-Stripe

Top Detail: None

Pickguard: Tortoise Pattern

Pickguard Inlay: None

Rosette: Aperture Design with Multi-Stripe

Bridge Style: Sloped Modern Belly – Drop in Saddle

Bridge String Spacing: 2 5/32”

Bridge Material: Ebony

Bridge Pin Material: White Plastic

Bridge Pin Dots: Black Plastic

Saddle: Compensated White Tusq

Saddle Radius: 16”


Brace Material: Spruce

Brace Size: 5/16” with ¼” Tone Bars

Back Purfling/Strip: None

Heelcap: None

Endpiece: None

Endpiece Inlay: None

Back and Sides Color: None

Back Detail: None

Back Inlay Material: None

Side Detail: None

Side Inlay Material: None


Neck Material: Select Hardwood

Finish Neck: Satin

Neck Color: None

Number of Frets Total: 20

Neck Joins Body At: 13th Fret

Side Dots: White

Fingerboard Material: Ebony

Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2 1/8”

Fingerboard Inlay Style: SC-13 Special Style

Fingerboard Inlay Material: Ziricote Dot with Plastic Ivory Pattern Border

Fingerboard Binding Material: None


Headstock Shape: Solid With Square Taper

Headplate Material: Ebony

Headplate Logo Style: Silver Script Overlay

Headplate Binding Material: None

Tuning Machines: Ratio Nickel Open Gear

Knob: Butterbean

Nut Material: White Corian

Headplate Detail: None


Case: Soft Gig Bag

Label: Paper Label

Pleked: Yes