MARTIN D-28 SITKA SPRUCE ROSEWOOD


The D-28 is one of the most popular and iconic Martin models produced today. Built with some of the finest sitka spruce top and rosewood back and sides, their timeless design and tone never goes out of fashion and will please even the most demanding player.

The dreadnought design had its origins in 1916, when guitars were beginning to gain in popularity as band instruments. Most guitars of the time were smaller, parlor-type instruments, but with the rise of the guitar as an integral part of a larger ensemble, the need arose for a design that provided a louder, more powerful tone. This new design featured a larger, deeper body that produced much more volume, especially in the bass register.

Martin D-28 dreadnought.

White binding and black and white purfling over a sitka spruce top with rosewood back and sides.

Dot inlays etched into a black ebony fingerboard.

Black and white decorative rosette.

Black ebony bridge slotted with a compensated white Tusq saddle.

Indian rosewood back and sides with white binding.

Modified low oval mahogany neck.

Classic Martin headstock with raised gold foil logo.

Chrome grover tuners for improved tuning stability and precision.

Martin hardcase with plush green interior.

Full Specifications

Body Shape : Dreadnought 14-Fret

Body Style : No Cutaway

Color : Natural

Finish : Polished Gloss (top, back, and sides), Satin (neck)

Top Wood : Solid Sitka Spruce

Back & Sides Wood : Solid East Indian Rosewood

Body Bracing : Standard X, 5/16" Solid Sitka Spruce

Binding : White

Neck Wood : Select Hardwood

Neck Shape : Low Profile

Fingerboard Material : Solid Black Ebony

Fingerboard Inlay : Style 28

Number of Frets : 20 (total), 14 (clear)

Scale Length : 25.4"

Tuning Machines : Chrome Enclosed with Large Buttons

Bridge Material : Solid Black Ebony

Nut/Saddle Material : Bone/16" Radius Compensated Bone

Nut Width : 1.6875"

Body Length : 20"

Body Width : 15.625"

Body Depth : 4.875"

Overall Length : 40.5"

Strings : Martin SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Medium Gauge

Case : Hardshell

Retail Price : SGD$3600

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