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Martin D-28 Authentic 1937
All of our Martin D-28 Authentic (1937) guitars are brand new, factory-fresh, in unplayed condition, and come with a Martin hardshell case and Martin's Lifetime Warranty.
Here to remind you why you fell in love with Martin in the first place, the new Authentics are constructed the old way - with hide glue, throughout, and historically-accurate detailing confirmed by using a CAT scan machine located at the Smithsonian Institute. Perhaps the most revered vintage D-28s are the ones created in 1937 with forward shifted hand-scalloped X-bracing, Adirondack red spruce soundboard and a 1 3/4" neck width. This is without a doubt one of Martin's most powerful, fullest sounding dreadnaughts in current production. This addition to the Authentic series is a recreation of the original 1937 model offered with Madagascar rosewood back and sides. It's projective voice, sharp attack and wonderful bass response make this guitar a flatpicker's dream. They simply don't make them like this anymore.
Maury's Music thoroughly inspects every guitar before it ships. We can even set it up to your specs upon request! Simply choose between "Factory Setup" or "Custom Setup" when placing your order. Click here for more details.
Please note: Adding a guitar pickup or strap button to this model will disqualify it for our return policy... this means you will not be able to return this guitar after adding a pickup or strap button.
Upgrade prices below include installation; these fees are non-refundable.
CONSTRUCTION: Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint - Hide Glue Construction
BODY SIZE: D-14 Fret
TOP MATERIAL: Solid Adirondack Spruce
TOP BRACING PATTERN: Standard "X" Scalloped (Authentic Style) Circa 1937 - Forward Shifted
BACK/SIDE MATERIAL: Solid Madagascar Rosewood
NECK SHAPE: Authentic 1937 Barrel & Heel
NUT MATERIAL: Bone
SCALE LENGTH: 25.4"
FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT NUT: 1-3/4"
FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT 12TH FRET: 2-1/4"
BRIDGE STRING SPACING: 2-5/16"
SADDLE: 16" Radius/Long Bone
RECOMMENDED STRINGS: Martin SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Light (MSP7200)
BRIDGE & END PINS: Ivory Colored Poly w/Black Dots
CASE: 545V Harptone
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