NAMM 2023: Martin's CEO 10 – the first guitar designed by CEO Thomas Ripsam – headlines lavish limited-edition acoustic drop

Martin acoustic guitar
(Image credit: Martin)

NAMM 2023: Martin has maintained its fine early NAMM form by introducing six highly lavish, limited-edition acoustic guitars, chief among which is the first model to be designed by the brand’s CEO, Thomas Ripsam.

Titled the CEO 10, the ornate acoustic headlines what can only be described as one of the most luxurious acoustic guitar collections in recent memory, with the no-expenses-spared sextet delivering top-notch specs, meticulous aesthetics and, inevitably, some exclusive prices.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.