Martin Martin D-28 Authentic 1937 Guitar <p>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\" neck width. This addition to the Authentic series is a recreation of the original 1937 model offered with Madagascar rosewood back and sides. Martin’s new Vintage Tone System (VTS) is employed for the top and braces.</p><p>The new Martin 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.</p><h2>Specifications Overview</h2><p>BODY SIZE: D-14 Fret<br />FINISH TOP: Vintage Gloss<br />CONSTRUCTION: Dovetail Neck Joint - Hide Glue Construction<br />BACK &amp; SIDE FINISH: Vintage Gloss<br />BRACING PATTERN: Authentic 1937 Forward-Shifted X-Brace<br />SCALE LENGTH: 25.4\"<br />BRACE SHAPE: Scalloped<br />FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT NUT: 1 3/4\'\'<br />TOP MATERIAL: Adirondack Spruce with VTS<br />NECK SHAPE: Authentic 1937<br />BACK MATERIAL: Madagascar Rosewood<br />NECK TAPER: Standard Taper<br />SIDE MATERIAL: Madagascar Rosewood</p><h2>Full Specifications</h2><p>TOP<br />TOP COLOR: Clear<br />BRIDGE STYLE: Authentic Belly - Glue in Long Saddle<br />BINDING: Grained Ivoroid<br />BRIDGE SRING SPACING: 2 5/16\'\'<br />TOP INLAY MATERIAL: Bold Herringbone<br />BRIDGE MATERIAL: Ebony<br />TOP DETAIL: None<br />BRIDGE PIN MATERIAL: Faux Ivory<br />PICKGUARD: Tortoise Pattern<br />BRIDGE PIN DOTS: Black Plastic<br />PICKGUARD INLAY: None<br />SADDLE: Bone<br />ROSETTE: Multi-Stripe<br />SADDLE RADIUS: 16\"</p><p>BODY<br />BRACE MATERIAL: Adirondack Spruce with VTS<br />BACK &amp; SIDES COLOR: None<br />BRACE SIZE: 5/16\"<br />BACK DETAIL: None<br />BACK PURFLING/STRIP: Zig-Zag Authentic<br />BACK INLAY MATERIAL: Multi-Stripe<br />HEELCAP: Grained Ivoroid<br />SIDE DETAIL: None<br />ENDPIECE: Grained Ivoroid<br />SIDE INLAY MATERIAL: None<br />ENDPIECE INLAY: Multi-Stripe</p><p>NECK<br />NECK MATERIAL: Genuine Mahogany<br />FINGERBOARD MATERIAL: Ebony<br />FINISH NECK: Vintage Gloss<br />FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT 12TH FRET: 2 1/4\'\'<br />NECK COLOR: Dark Mahogany<br />FINGERBOARD INLAY STYLE: 1937 Diamonds and Squares Long Pattern<br />NUMBER OF FRETS TOTAL: 20<br />FINGERBOARD INLAY MATERIAL: Abalone<br />NECK JOINS BODY AT:14th Fret<br />FINGERBOARD BINDING MATERIAL: None<br />SIDE DOTS: Grained Ivoroid</p><p>HEADSTOCK<br />HEADSTOCK SHAPE: Solid with 1937 Taper and Diamond<br />TUNING MACHINES: Nickel Open Gear<br />HEADPLATE MATERIAL: Madagascar Rosewood<br />KNOB: Butterbean<br />HEADPLATE LOGO STYLE: Script Golden Era Overlay<br />NUT MATERIAL: Bone<br />HEADPLATE BINDING MATERIAL: None</p><p>MISC<br />CASE: Ply Hardshell<br />LEFT HANDED AVAILABILITY: Yes<br />LABEL: None<br />PLEKED: No</p> 0 stars, based on 0 reviews 0 5
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Martin D-28 Authentic 1937 Guitar

$8599.00$7,499.00
Martin D-28 Authentic 1937 Guitar
Martin D-28 Authentic 1937 Guitar
Martin D-28 Authentic 1937 Guitar
Martin D-28 Authentic 1937 Guitar
Martin D-28 Authentic 1937 Guitar
Martin D-28 Authentic 1937 Guitar
Martin D-28 Authentic 1937 Guitar
Martin D-28 Authentic 1937 Guitar
Martin D-28 Authentic 1937 Guitar
Martin D-28 Authentic 1937 Guitar

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Martin D-28 Authentic 1937 Guitar

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Model Number: D-28AU
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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″ neck width. This addition to the Authentic series is a recreation of the original 1937 model offered with Madagascar rosewood back and sides. Martin’s new Vintage Tone System (VTS) is employed for the top and braces.

The new Martin 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.

Specifications Overview

BODY SIZE: D-14 Fret
FINISH TOP: Vintage Gloss
CONSTRUCTION: Dovetail Neck Joint – Hide Glue Construction
BACK & SIDE FINISH: Vintage Gloss
BRACING PATTERN: Authentic 1937 Forward-Shifted X-Brace
SCALE LENGTH: 25.4″
BRACE SHAPE: Scalloped
FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT NUT: 1 3/4”
TOP MATERIAL: Adirondack Spruce with VTS
NECK SHAPE: Authentic 1937
BACK MATERIAL: Madagascar Rosewood
NECK TAPER: Standard Taper
SIDE MATERIAL: Madagascar Rosewood

Full Specifications

TOP
TOP COLOR: Clear
BRIDGE STYLE: Authentic Belly – Glue in Long Saddle
BINDING: Grained Ivoroid
BRIDGE SRING SPACING: 2 5/16”
TOP INLAY MATERIAL: Bold Herringbone
BRIDGE MATERIAL: Ebony
TOP DETAIL: None
BRIDGE PIN MATERIAL: Faux Ivory
PICKGUARD: Tortoise Pattern
BRIDGE PIN DOTS: Black Plastic
PICKGUARD INLAY: None
SADDLE: Bone
ROSETTE: Multi-Stripe
SADDLE RADIUS: 16″

BODY
BRACE MATERIAL: Adirondack Spruce with VTS
BACK & SIDES COLOR: None
BRACE SIZE: 5/16″
BACK DETAIL: None
BACK PURFLING/STRIP: Zig-Zag Authentic
BACK INLAY MATERIAL: Multi-Stripe
HEELCAP: Grained Ivoroid
SIDE DETAIL: None
ENDPIECE: Grained Ivoroid
SIDE INLAY MATERIAL: None
ENDPIECE INLAY: Multi-Stripe

NECK
NECK MATERIAL: Genuine Mahogany
FINGERBOARD MATERIAL: Ebony
FINISH NECK: Vintage Gloss
FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT 12TH FRET: 2 1/4”
NECK COLOR: Dark Mahogany
FINGERBOARD INLAY STYLE: 1937 Diamonds and Squares Long Pattern
NUMBER OF FRETS TOTAL: 20
FINGERBOARD INLAY MATERIAL: Abalone
NECK JOINS BODY AT:14th Fret
FINGERBOARD BINDING MATERIAL: None
SIDE DOTS: Grained Ivoroid

HEADSTOCK
HEADSTOCK SHAPE: Solid with 1937 Taper and Diamond
TUNING MACHINES: Nickel Open Gear
HEADPLATE MATERIAL: Madagascar Rosewood
KNOB: Butterbean
HEADPLATE LOGO STYLE: Script Golden Era Overlay
NUT MATERIAL: Bone
HEADPLATE BINDING MATERIAL: None

MISC
CASE: Ply Hardshell
LEFT HANDED AVAILABILITY: Yes
LABEL: None
PLEKED: No

Specifications Overview

BODY SIZE: D-14 Fret
FINISH TOP: Vintage Gloss
CONSTRUCTION: Dovetail Neck Joint – Hide Glue Construction
BACK & SIDE FINISH: Vintage Gloss
BRACING PATTERN: Authentic 1937 Forward-Shifted X-Brace
SCALE LENGTH: 25.4″
BRACE SHAPE: Scalloped
FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT NUT: 1 3/4”
TOP MATERIAL: Adirondack Spruce with VTS
NECK SHAPE: Authentic 1937
BACK MATERIAL: Madagascar Rosewood
NECK TAPER: Standard Taper
SIDE MATERIAL: Madagascar Rosewood