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Martin D-28 Authentic (1931)
Here to remind you why you fell in love with Martin in the first place, the new Authentics are constructed the old way - with hide glue, throughout, and historically-accurate detailing confirmed by using a CAT scan machine located at the Smithsonian Institute. Based on a 1931 D-28 in the Martin museum, this guitar features Madagascar rosewood back and sides, an Adirondack spruce top, and authentic 1931 D-28 appointments, right down to the neck barrel and heel.
CONSTRUCTION: Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint - Hide Glue Construction
BODY SIZE: D-12 Fret
TOP MATERIAL: Solid Adirondack Spruce
TOP BRACING PATTERN: Standard "X" Scalloped (Authentic Style) - Circa 1931
BACK/SIDE MATERIAL: Solid Madagascar Rosewood
NECK SHAPE: Authentic 1931 Barrel & Heel
NUT MATERIAL: Bone
SCALE LENGTH: 25.4"
FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT NUT: 1-7/8"
FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT 12TH FRET: 2-1/4"
BRIDGE STRING SPACING: 2-3/8"
SADDLE: 16" Radius/Bone
RECOMMENDED STRINGS: Martin SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Light (MSP7200)
BRIDGE & END PINS: Bone w/Black Dots
CASE: 540V Harptone