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Martin Authentic Series 1937 D-28 VTS Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Natural

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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 in. neck width. The Authentic Series 19... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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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, Adirondack red spruce soundboard and a 1-3/4 in. neck width. The Authentic Series 1937 D-28 VTS Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar is a recreation of the original 1937 model offered with Madagascar rosewood back and sides.

Other appointments include an Authentic 1937 Barrel & Heel neck, 28 Style Zig-Zag back purfling, diamonds and squares long pattern 1937 fingerboard inlays, Delmar tortoise color, and, most importantly, hide glue construction. Martin's new Vintage Tone System (VTS) is employed for the top and braces.

Martin's Vintage Tone System (VTS) uses a unique recipe that is based on the historic torrefaction system. The VTS acts much like a time machine in which Martin can target certain time periods and age the top/braces to that era. This focused method allows Martin's craftsmen and women to recreate not only the pleasing visual aesthetics of a vintage guitar, but also reproduce the special tones previously reserved for vintage instruments.

Features
  • Body
  • Body type: D-14 Fret
  • Cutaway: Non-cutaway
  • Top wood: VTS Solid Adirondack Red Spruce
  • Back & sides: Madagascar Rosewood
  • Bracing pattern: Standard "X" Scalloped (Authentic STyle) -Circa 1937 - Forward Shifted
  • Body finish: Vintage Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Neck
  • Neck shape: Not specified
  • Nut width: 1.69" (43mm)
  • Fingerboard: Solid black ebony
  • Neck wood: Solid genuine mahogany
  • Scale length: 25.4"
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Neck finish: Vintage Gloss
  • Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp: No
  • Brand: Not applicable
  • Configuration: Not applicable
  • Preamp EQ: Not applicable
  • Feedback filter: Not applicable
  • Tuner: Not applicable
  • Other
  • Headstock overlay: Solid Madagascar Rosewood
  • Tuning machines: Waverly Nickel with Butterbean Knobs
  • Bridge: Solid Black Ebony
  • Saddle & nut: Bone/Long Bone
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: None
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Accessories: Info not available
  • Country of origin: United States
Warranty
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One year warranty on Martin Backpackers, Little Martins and Ukuleles. Limited lifetime on other Martin guitars.


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MartinAuthentic Series 1937 D-28 VTS Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar
 
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5.0

One awesome guitar!

By wannabe

from Ville Platte, LA

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Pros

  • Consistent
  • Excellent construction and attention to detail!
  • Rich Sound
  • Stays In Tune

Cons

  • hefty price, but worth it

Best Uses

  • Jamming
  • Practicing
  • Recording

Comments about Martin Authentic Series 1937 D-28 VTS Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar:

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