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  • This spectacular upgrade — done by Martin — takes the Brazilian rosewood back and sides from a 1959 D-28 and adds a new sunburst premium grade Adirondack spruce top and a 14-fret T-bar reinforced mahogany neck. Exquisite appointments include flame maple binding, gold engraved Waverly tuners, and abalone herringbone top purfling (including soundhole, base of fingerboard, plus backstrip) with additional abalone purfling all around. This truly unique instrument is in excellent+ condition.
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  • 2008 upgrade — by Martin — of a Brazilian rosewood D-28
  • Original 1959 back and sides (SN 170331 on neck block) 
  • New sunburst premium grade Adirondack spruce top and 14-fret T-bar reinforced mahogany neck
  • Flame maple binding
  • Abalone herringbone top purfling (including soundhole, base of fingerboard, plus backstrip) with additional abalone purfling all around
  • 20-fret ebony fingerboard with special snowflake and slotted diamond inlays
  • Gold engraved Waverly tuners
  • Inlaid pickguard
  • Ebony bridge with abalone snowflakes and long saddle
  • 1-23/32" nut
  • 25.4" scale
  • Martin 545EC hardshell case
  • Consignment
  • EC+

Martin D-28 to D-45 Custom Conversion

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SKU: 10U-196113

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$26,500 USD
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$26,500 USD
This spectacular upgrade — done by Martin — takes the Brazilian rosewood back and sides from a 1959 D-28 and adds a new sunburst premium grade Adirondack spruce top and a 14-fret T-bar reinforced mahogany neck. Exquisite appointments include flame maple binding, gold engraved Waverly tuners, and abalone herringbone top purfling (including soundhole, base of fingerboard, plus backstrip) with additional abalone purfling all around. This truly unique instrument is in excellent+ condition.
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  • 2008 upgrade — by Martin — of a Brazilian rosewood D-28
  • Original 1959 back and sides (SN 170331 on neck block) 
  • New sunburst premium grade Adirondack spruce top and 14-fret T-bar reinforced mahogany neck
  • Flame maple binding
  • Abalone herringbone top purfling (including soundhole, base of fingerboard, plus backstrip) with additional abalone purfling all around
  • 20-fret ebony fingerboard with special snowflake and slotted diamond inlays
  • Gold engraved Waverly tuners
  • Inlaid pickguard
  • Ebony bridge with abalone snowflakes and long saddle
  • 1-23/32" nut
  • 25.4" scale
  • Martin 545EC hardshell case
  • Consignment
  • EC+