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Martin HD-28VS Acoustic Guitar - Near Mint  From Martin

Slotted headstock, 12-fret dreadnaught


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This is a very well cared for HD-28VS from 2007. The 12 fret Dread from Martin is known as the "banjo killer". The sound is massive! The setup is really good with nice medium to low action. No buzzes anywhere. There are no scratches, dings, or repairs to speak of. A great way to get into one of these guitars at a discount!

Martin HD-28 VS Acoustic Guitar Video Demo in Recording Studio (Spruce/Rosewood)

This is a very well cared for HD-28VS from 2007, recorded beautifully with a pair of the new Telefunken AR51s through an Earthworks 1024 Mic preamp at Sound Pure Recording Studios. This 12-fret Dread from Martin is known as the "banjo killer" due to its gigantic sound. Its got s solid spruce top with Solid Indian Rosewood Backs and Sides. The setup is really good with nice medium to low action. No buzzes anywhere. There are no scratches, dings, or repairs to speak of. A great way to get into one of these guitars at a discount! All the gear in the video is available for purchase from Sound Pure, call and speak to one of our recording-gear experts, or guitar-professionals today, toll free at 888-528-9703

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.


  • Serial Number 1203140
  • Scalloped "X" bracing
  • Solid spruce top
  • East Indian solid rosewood back and sides
  • 25.4" scale
  • Solid mahogany neck
  • Ebony fingerboard with diamonds and squares inlays
  • Ebony bridge
  • Zigzag back inlay
  • Beveled tortoise pickguard
  • Micarta/Corian saddle/nut
  • Vintage sidemount tuners
  • Includes original hardshell case