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Martin D-28 (1934)

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Martin D-28 (1934)


A first-year example of a classic model, this 1934 Martin D-28 has seen extensive restoration. It has the original Brazilian rosewood back and sides with a replacement spruce top with herringbone top trim. The ebony fingerboard has been refretted. Other replacements include an ebony bridge, maple bridge plate, and period correct Grover open gear tuners. This is a very good sounding guitar that has more potential if some work is done (see Details section below). It is in very good+ condition but sold AS-IS. More details...

Availability: In stock,

sku: 10U-198835

$45,000.00
Important information if shipping this item outside of the USA (click) This item cannot be shipped to a EU country.

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Details

  • Replacement spruce top and herringbone trim with scalloped tone bars (other braces are not scalloped)
  • Top, bridge and bridgeplate replacement was done by Bill Gruggett (who was heavily involved with Mosrite and Hallmark guitars in the 1960s and later) in Bakersfield, CA in the 1970's
  • Original Brazilian rosewood back and sides
  • 14-fret mahogany neck (repaired heel crack, neck has been reset (fretboard cut at 14th fret)
  • 20-fret ebony fingerboard (refretted)
  • Pearl diamonds & squares inlays
  • Brazilian rosewood headstock overlay with Martin decal
  • Period correct Grover open gear tuners (although other tuners were on previously, evidenced by exposed holes)
  • Replacement ebony bridge has been thinned somewhat (newer maple bridge plate underneath is quite thick)
  • 1-3/4" nut width
  • 25.4" scale
  • Newer flat lid hardshell case
  • VGC+ with 1 repaired back crack and 2 repaired side cracks
  • Sold AS-IS (could benefit greatly from neck reset, new bridge and bridgeplate, fret level, new strings, setup, etc.)
  • This item cannot be shipped to any EU countries

Additional Information

Elderly warranty NONE
Manufacturer's warranty NONE
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