Based upon a pristine 1921 000-28K from the Martin Museum collection, this left-handed slotted-head 12-fret is a completely faithful recreation of the original, featuring a solid highly figured Hawaiian koa top, back and sides for a distinct woodgrain look, and the more traditional hide glue construction and a hand-shaped dovetail neck without a tr... Click To Read More About This Product
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Based upon a pristine 1921 000-28K from the Martin Museum collection, this left-handed slotted-head 12-fret is a completely faithful recreation of the original, featuring a solid highly figured Hawaiian koa top, back and sides for a distinct woodgrain look, and the more traditional hide glue construction and a hand-shaped dovetail neck without a truss rod for consistency and stability. Other appointments include 28 Style Zig Zag back purfling, a fine herringbone top inlay, authentic style pyramid bridge with long saddle, and Stew Mac Golden Age Bright Nickel 2515 Side Mount Tuning Machines with Ivoroid Knobs.
It is offered with Martin silk and steel strings and includes a 535V Harptone case.
Construction: Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint - Hide Glue
Body Size: 000-12 Fret
Top: Solid Highly Figured Koa
Rosette: Style 28 (Authentic 1921)
Top Bracing Pattern: Standard ''X'' Scalloped (Authentic Style) - Circa 1921
Top Braces: Solid Adirondack Spruce 1/4''
Back Material: Solid Highly Figured Koa
Back Purfling: 28 Style Zig Zag (Authentic)
Side Material: Solid Highly Figured Koa
Endpiece: Grained Ivoroid in a Narrow 1921 Shape
Endpiece Inlay: Black/Maple/Black Fiber
Binding: Grained Ivoroid
Top Inlay Style: Fine Herringbone (Authentic Style)
Side Inlay: none
Back Inlay: Black/Maple/Black Fiber
Neck Material: Solid Genuine Mahogany
Neck Shape: Authentic 1921 Barrel & Heel - No Truss Rod
Nut Material: Bone
Headstock: Slotted/Square Slots/Diamond/1921 Taper
Headplate: Solid Madagascar Rosewood
Heelcap: Grained Ivoroid
Fingerboard Material: Solid Black Ebony
Scale Length: 25.4''
Number Of Frets Clear: 12
Number Of Frets Total: 20
Fingerboard Width At Nut: 1-7/8''
Fingerboard Width At 12Th Fret: 2-5/16''
Fingerboard Position Inlays: Diamonds & Squares - Short Pattern Golden Era
Fingerboard Binding: none
Finish Back & Sides: Polished Gloss w/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 Pyramid with Long Saddle
Bridge String Spacing: 2-3/8''
Saddle: 16'' Radius/Long Bone
Tuning Machines: Stew Mac Golden Age Bright Nickel 2515 Side Mounts with Ivoroid Knobs
Recommended Strings: Martin SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Extra Light Gauge (MSP7000)
Bridge & End Pins: Ivory Colored Poly with Tortoise Colored Dots
Pickguard: Delmar Tortoise Color
Case: 535V Harptone
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