In production since the early '30s, the D-28 remains an absolutely benchmark acoustic guitar. The Martin D-28 has gone through a number of changes over the decades, but most modern D-28s remain very similar in design to their predecessors. This rare production option on the D-28 is labeled D-28 Marquis for the Modified V neck carve and herringbone binding. The body is comprised of a solid Adirondack Spruce top and solid East Indian Rosewood back and sides. The internals are unique to this guitar with forward shifted X- bracing, scalloped 5/16'' Golden Era solid Adirondack spruce top braces, and Sitka Spruce Golden Era back braces. The Mahogany neck and Ebony fingerboard join the body at the 14th fret with abalone diamonds and square inlays adorning the fretboard. The 1-3/4" bone nut, long bone saddle, and Ebony bridge assure maximum resonance and overtones from this beautiful instrument. Other authentic build qualities include mahogany blocks/dovetail neck joint construction, neck dart, zipper back marquetry, ivoroid binding, Waverly butterbean tuners, and old-style wood fiber rosette. Original Martin hardshell case included.
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