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Martin HD-28 Standard Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Amber Burst

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1500000244839   POS #:114807753
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Martin's HD-28 Standard Dreadnought acoustic guitar epitomizes the sound of an acoustic guitar. Famous for its legendary full-bodied tone and volume, the Martin HD-28 has been the industry standard since 1931.Martin’s "Golden Era" of dreadnought guitars is prized for their rich tone, color, and expressiveness. One main reason is the bracing pattern...  Click To Read More About This Product

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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
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Overview

Martin's HD-28 Standard Dreadnought acoustic guitar epitomizes the sound of an acoustic guitar. Famous for its legendary full-bodied tone and volume, the Martin HD-28 has been the industry standard since 1931.

Martin’s "Golden Era" of dreadnought guitars is prized for their rich tone, color, and expressiveness. One main reason is the bracing pattern. Manufactured from 1931 to 1939, Martin dreadnoughts, such as the D-18 and the D-28, had a forwarded-shifted, scalloped X-bracing pattern. This “Golden Era” bracing pattern gave the Martin dreadnought guitars a very unique and identifiable tone. Highly prized for the clarity on the high end, and punchy, defined bass, musicians and collectors soon realized that these instruments were unique and highly collectible. No other acoustic guitar had the Martin tone, and as a result, everyone wanted one. 

Vintage Tone Meets Modern Playability
Today, you can get that vintage tone of the 1930s combined with the playability of a modern guitar in the HD-28 Standard Dreadnought, with its vintage forward-shifted scalloped X-bracing pattern. For improved playability, the neck has been changed to feature a modified low oval neck, with a Performing Artist taper and 1-3/4” nut. The wider string spacing and comfortable neck profile allow a player to move up and down the neck with ease. And unlike the more traditional acoustic guitars of the past, this HD-28 Standard Dreadnought acoustic guitar will have that vintage tone, with a feel that will be similar to that of an electric guitar.

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Features

  • Antique white binding
  • Vintage Golden Era bracing pattern
  • Diamonds and Squares fingerboard inlay pattern
  • Choose Amber Burst, Sunburst or Aged Toner top
Specifications
Body
  • Body type: Dreadnought
  • Cutaway: No
  • Top wood: Sitka Spruce Top
  • Back & sides: East Indian Rosewood
  • Bracing pattern: 5/16 Forward-Shifted, Scalloped X Bracing
  • Body finish: All Gloss Nitrocellulose
Neck
  • Neck shape: Modified Low Oval, with Performing Artist Neck Taper
  • Nut width: 1 3/4"
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Neck wood: Solid Mahogany
  • Scale length: 25.4"
  • Number of frets: 14 clear of the body, 20 total
  • Neck finish: Satin
Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp: No
Other
  • Headstock overlay: East Indian Rosewood Headplate
  • Tuning machines: Nickel, Open-geared
  • Bridge: Ebony w/ Drop in Bone Saddle
  • Saddle & nut: Bone
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Special features: 
  • Case: Hardshell
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: US
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One year warranty on Martin Backpackers, Little Martins and Ukuleles. Limited lifetime on other Martin guitars.


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