WOW . This Martin 75th anniversary guitar is totally mind blowing .
Martin's D-28 75th Anniversary Edition acoustic guitar is proof that the art of fine luthiery is alive and kickin'.
The Martin D-28 75th Anniversary Edition Acoustic Guitar is a tribute to the original. It's a tip of the hat to the master luthiers who produced the first D-28 guitar in 1934. The 75th Anniversary Edition Guitar features a solid Adirondack spruce top for excellent resonance and response, and solid Madagascar rosewood back and sides to get that legendary balanced Martin tone. Forward-shifted, 5/16" solid Adirondack spruce scalloped "X" bracing ensures tonal clarity and enhances projection. The Martin D-28 75th Anniversary Guitar also boasts a modified V-shaped select hardwood neck set with a dovetail neck joint for enhanced stability.
Construction: Standard; Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint
Body Size: D-14 Fret
Top: Adirondack Spruce
Top Braces: Adirondack/Scalloped 5/16''/Golden Era
Pattern: Domle #3a
Bridge Plate: Maple
Top Binding: 6/32'' Grained Ivoroid
Top Inlay: Fine Herringbone- D Size
Rosette: Style 28
Add. Rosette Inlay: B/W Fiber; .041'' Grained Ivoroid
Pickguard: Delmar #3071 Self Adhesive Tortoise, Pattern 1b (D28 Style)
Back: Solid Madagascar Rosewood
Purfling: HD Zig-Zag
Back Binding: 6/32'' Grained Ivoroid
Back Inlay: .030'' B/W Fiber (Black Faces Binding)
Sides: Solid Madagascar Rosewood
Endpiece: Grained Ivoroid
Endpiece Inlay: .030'' B/W Fiber
Block: Solid Genuine Mahogany
Neck: Genuine Mahogany- 12/4
Neck Shape: Mod V
Headstock: Solid/6 String Long Diamond/Square Taper
Back/Head Stamp: C. F. Martin & Co. Nazareth, Pa
Truss Rod: 2-Way Adjustable 356mm
Heelcap: Grained Ivoroid
Nut: Fossilized Ivory- Pre-Shaped
On Angle/Flat: On Angle
Headplate: Solid Madagascar Rosewood
Headplate Decal: 75th Anniversary Edition Decal
Tuning Machines: Waverly Nickel 4060 with Butterbean Knobs (Drill 11/32'')
Fingerboard: Black Ebony
Actual Scale Length: 25.4"
Width At Nut: 1-3/4''
Width At 12 Fret: 2-1/4''
Fret Wire: G300
Fret Slot: .023''
Frets Clear: 14
Total Frets: 20
Pearl Inlay: Diamonds And Squares- Long Pattern Golden Era
Side Dots: Grained Ivoroid
Side Dot Position: One At 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th, Single At 12th, One At 15th And 17th Frets
Finish Body: Non-Catalyzed Gloss
Finish Top: Non-Catalyzed Gloss/Aging Toner
Finish Neck: Catalyzed Satin
Bridge: Black Ebony
Style: 1930 Style Belly- Long Saddle
String Spacing: 2-5/16''
Saddle: 16'' Radius/Fossilized Ivory
Bridge Pins: Fossilized Mammoth Or Walrus Ivory with Black Dots
End Pin: Fossilized Mammoth Or Walrus Ivory with Black Dot
Case: 545V75 Harptone with 75th Anniversary Edition Embroidery