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
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 Left-Handed Acoustic Guitar is designed after an original 1937 model, but 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 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. Includes hardshell case.
Body type: D-14 Fret
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: Left handed
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
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
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