Martin Vintage 1971 D-28 Natural Acoustic #275073 - Used  From Martin

Vintage 1971, one owner Martin D-28 with papers

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Condition: Used, Very Good

This guitar has had an earlier neck reset and refret by a Martin authorized repair shop before coming to us. The original nut was shimmed up and the saddle slot was relocated to correct intonation. The bridge plate has also been reinforced with a small ebony plate to counteract wear. Aesthetically this guitar is also in great shape with only a few dings on the top that you can see in the photos.

Manufacturer's Description from Martin

The D-28 is the Dreadnought by which all others are judged. Constructed of solid East Indian rosewood back and sides, Sitka spruce top and mahogany neck, this instrument has been a favorite of artists from Hank Williams Sr. to Jimmy Page. Massive bass response balanced with articulate highs makes this a benchmark acoustic guitar and a must-have for every guitarist. Perfect for the intermediate and advanced player.

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About Manufacturer

For well over a century and a half, The Martin Guitar Company has been continuously producing acoustic instruments that are acknowledged to be the finest in the world. The Martin Guitar Company has, through the years, managed to survive with each succeeding generation from C. F. Martin, Sr.?s Stauffer influenced creations of the 1830s to recent developments introduced by C. F. Martin IV. Continuous operation under family management is a feat bordering on the remarkable, reflecting six generations of dedication to the guitarmaker?s craft. In or out of the music industry, C. F. Martin has few rivals for sheer staying power. Throughout its colorful history, the company has adapted successfully to continual changes in product design, distribution systems, and manufacturing methods. In spite of the many changes, C. F. Martin has never veered away from its initial commitment to quality. The concern for producing the finest instruments possible in 1833 is especially evident today at Martin?s expanded facility in Nazareth, Pennsylvania. The story behind one of America?s most famous guitars began on January 31, 1796, in Markneukirchen, Germany, with the birth of Christian Frederick Martin, Sr. Born into a long line of cabinet makers, Christian Frederick took up the family craft at the early age of 15, when he left his hometown and traveled to Vienna to apprentice with Johann Stauffer, a renowned guitar maker.

Specifications

Serial Number: 275073

Year: 1971

Model: D-28

Top Wood: Sitka Spruce

Back and Sides Wood: Indian Rosewood

Neck Wood: Mahogany

Nut Width: 1 11/16"

Fretboard: Ebony

Scale Length: 25.5"

Neck Shape: C

Bridge: Ebony

Tuners: Grover

Pickguard: Black

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