MARTIN HD-28 SITKA SPRUCE INDIAN ROSEWOOD (SOLD)


The HD-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.

The name came from the Dreadnought class of battleships that had caught the public's attention then. At the time, they were the largest and most formidable of its kind and as the new guitar design was deemed to be as loud as a canon, the name seemed a natural fit.

This guitar has been well kept by its previous owner and is as good as new. It is priced to move and will certainly delight any player looking for the classic Martin tone that is well identified amongst musicians today. It also comes with an award winning LR Baggs anthem pickup for a stageworth tone.

Martin HD-28 dreadnought guitar. ​​

White binding and herringbone purfling over a sitka spruce top with Indian rosewood back and sides.

Dot inlays etched into a black ebony fingerboard.

Black and white decorative rosette and LR Baggs anthem electronics.

Modified low oval mahogany neck.

​​Indian rosewood back and sides framed in white binding with decorative backstrip.

Classic Martin headstock with raised gold foil logo. Chrome grover tuners provides for improved tuning stability and precision.

Front view of Martin HD-28 acoustic guitar.

Back view of Martin HD-28 acoustic guitar.

Full Specifications

Sitka Spruce Top

Rosewood Back and Sides

Rosette: Style 28

Back Purfling: HD Zig Zag

Endpiece: White Boltaron

Endpiece Inlay: Black/White Boltaron

Binding: White Boltaron

Top Inlay Style: Bold Herringbone

Back Inlay: Black/White

Neck: Solid Mahogany

Neck Shape: Low Profile

Nut: White Corian

Headstock: Solid/Diamond/Tapered

Headplate: Solid East Indian Rosewood/ Raised Gold Foil Logo

Heelcap: White Boltaron

Fingerboard: Solid Black Ebony

Scale Length: 25.4''

Number of Frets Clear: 14

Number of Frets Total: 20

Fingerboard Position Inlays: Style 28

Finish Back & Sides: Polished Gloss/ Dark Filler

Finish Top: Polished Gloss

Finish Neck: Satin/ Dark Mahogany Stain/ Dark Filler

Bridge: Solid Black Ebony

Bridge Syle: Belly

Saddle: 16'' Radius/Compensated/Bone

Tuning Machines: Schaller Chrome w/ Large Knobs

Bridge & End Pins: White w/ Black Dots

Pickguard: I-02 Tortoise Color

Electronics: LR Baggs Anthem

Hardshell Case included

Retail Price: SGD$2900

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