When you think of acoustic guitars, the typical model that first comes to mind is the dreadnought, the large-bodied steel-string design known well by players and non-players alike. Martin originated t... Click To Read More About This Product
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When you think of acoustic guitars, the typical model that first comes to mind is the dreadnought, the large-bodied steel-string design known well by players and non-players alike. Martin originated the dreadnought design in the early part of the last century, and still today the Martin D-28 represents the archetypical acoustic guitar, and is the standard by which acoustic guitars are judged. It has been a favorite of players from Hank Williams, Tony Rice and Lester Flatt to Joni Mitchell, Neil Young and Jimmy Page, and can be heard on countless classic recordings. Today, Martin still crafts each D-28 with the meticulous attention to quality and tone that set the standard for the world to follow. Massive bass response balanced with articulate highs makes this a benchmark acoustic guitar and a must-have for every serious guitarist.
The tone of the Martin D-28 Acoustic Guitar is what separates it from all other guitars. With its rich, resonant warmth and punchy volume, the Standard D-28 is particularly well-suited to music styles requiring loud, powerful rhythm accompaniment and single-note runs that cut through a mix. It has a solid Sitka spruce top with gloss finish, East Indian rosewood back and sides, and a genuine ebony fingerboard and bridge.
This special 2014 version features the Premium Upgrade II, aka the "Vintage Vibe" treatment, which includes an aging-toner top, grained ivoroid binding, 1930s-style bridge with long saddle, diamonds and squares Golden Era fingerboard inlay, "Nazareth" back-of-headstock stamp, authentic Martin logo decal with toner applique.
Solid Sitka spruce top with special aging toner finish
East Indian rosewood back and sides
Ebony fingerboard and bridge
Black and white rosette
Grained ivoroid binding
Neck width at nut 1-11/16"
25.4" scale length
1930s-style bridge with long saddle
Diamonds and squares Golden Era fingerboard inlay
"Nazareth" back-of-headstock stamp
Authentic Martin logo decal with toner applique
Includes Martin deluxe hardshell case