At Martin Guitars handcrafted instruments built with superior tonewoods and innovative designs represent the high standard for which they are revered. Standard series guitars feature Sitka Spruce tops with Mahogany or Rosewood backs and sides, giving them a massive bottom end with articulate highs and balanced mids. Martin Standard Series guitars continue the tradition of vintage styling and elegant craftsmanship that have made playing a Martin an amazing experience.
The left handed OM-28 Standard Series Acoustic Guitar was designed for Jazz clubs and Blues haunts, with a versatile sound that is great whether you are strumming chords, playing fingerstyle or soloing. Featuring a Solid Sitka Spruce top with East Indian Rosewood back and sides, the lefty OM-28 delivers plenty of bass with articulation and clarity and a balanced tone with clear, sparkling highs perfect for a wide array of musical styles.
While the Martin lefty OM-28 has the vintage look and sound of a quintessential Martin OM, in terms of feel and playability, this lefty Martin OM-28 is very modern. Featuring a select hardwood neck with a 20-fret ebony fretboard, Martin’s modified low oval neck profile, with a high performance taper, and classic dovetail neck joint, this new Standard Series OM-28 was designed for performance and player comfort whether you are strumming chords, playing leads, or playing fingerstyle.
Premium hardware appointments like an ebony bridge, compensated bone saddle and nut, and nickel open gear tuners with butterbean knobs, ensure excellent tuning stability and accurate intonation. The OM-28 is available in Ambertone and 1935 Sunburst Finish for an additional $200.
There is no doubt that Martin’s original OM models have been among the most influential acoustic guitar styles in modern music history. From its modern neck profile with bold herringbone inlays, to its compensated bone nut and saddle, the latest lefty Martin OM-28 lives up to the spirit of the original and more with vintage looks and sound and completely modern feel. The latest Martin OM-28 is like taking a step back to the golden age of guitar history while also enjoying many of the latest guitar innovations at the same time.