Martin 2014 Authentic 1937 D-28 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar  

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Perhaps the most revered vintage D-28s are the ones created in 1937 with forward-shifted hand-scalloped X-bracing, an Adirondack red spruce soundboard and a 1-3/4" neck width. This addition to the Aut... Read More

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Overview

Perhaps the most revered vintage D-28s are the ones created in 1937 with forward-shifted hand-scalloped X-bracing, an Adirondack red spruce soundboard and a 1-3/4" neck width. This addition to the Authentic series is a recreation of Martin's original 1937 model offered with a solid Adirondack spruce top, Madagascar rosewood back and sides, solid black ebony fingerboard with diamond and squares - long pattern 1937 inlays, 28 Style Zig Zag back purfling, an authentic 1937 barrel and heel neck shape, Waverly Nickel tuners with oval knobs, and a 1930s Style belly bridge with long saddle.

Features
  • Construction: Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint
  • Body Size: D-14 Fret
  • Top: Solid Adirondack Spruce
  • Rosette: Style 28
  • Top Bracing Pattern: Standard ''X'' Scalloped (Authentic Style), Circa 1937 Forward Shifted
  • Top Braces: Solid Adirondack Spruce 5/16''
  • Back Material: Solid Madagascar Rosewood
  • Back Purfling: 28 Style Zig-Zag (Authentic)
  • Side Material: Solid Madagascar Rosewood
  • Endpiece: Grained Ivoroid in a Narrow 1937 Shape
  • Endpiece Inlay: Black/White Boltaron
  • Binding: Grained Ivoroid
  • Top Inlay Style: Bold Herringbone
  • Side Inlay: none
  • Back Inlay: Black/White Boltaron
  • Neck Material: Solid Genuine Mahogany
  • Neck Shape: Authentic 1937 Barrel & Heel
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Headstock: Solid/Diaomond/1937 Taper
  • Headplate: Solid Madagascar Rosewood
  • Heelcap: Grained Ivoroid
  • 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: Diamonds & Squares - Long Pattern 1937
  • Fingerboard Binding: none
  • Finish Back & Sides: Polished Gloss with Aging Toner
  • Finish Top: Polished Gloss with Aging Toner
  • Finish Neck: Polished Gloss with Aging Toner
  • Bridge Material: Solid Black Ebony
  • Bridge Style: Authentic Style Belly with Long Saddle
  • Bridge String Spacing: 2-5/16''
  • Saddle: 16'' Radius/Long Bone
  • Tuning Machines: Waverly Nickel with Butterbean Knobs
  • Recommended Strings: Martin SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Medium Gauge (MSP7200)
  • Bridge & End Pins: Ivory Colored Poly with Black Dots
  • Pickguard: Delmar Tortoise Color
  • Case: 545V Harptone
  • Interior Label: none
Warranty
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