Martin Left Handed HD-12-28 Standard Series Acoustic Guitar

C.F. Martin Guitars

Classic Martin Dreadnought in a 12-String Design Delivering an Exuberant Tone and Luxurious Feel

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 Martin HD-12-28 12-string Dreadnought acoustic guitar delivers an undeniably unique tone that has been a mainstay among music industry greats in both the folk and rock genres for decades. Featuring the classic tonewood combination of a solid Sitka spruce top and East Indian rosewood back and sides, the Martin HD-12-28 provides you with a sweet, bold, and balanced sound that has made it among the best sounding 12-string guitars that Martin has ever made.

Featuring a select hardwood neck with a 20-fret Ebony fingerboard with diamond and square fingerboard inlays, the lefty Martin HD-12-28 sports Martin’s high performance neck taper and a soft satin finish that gives this neck a modern feel and silky smooth playability.

With pairs of octave strings and drone notes positioned for optimal comfort and easy playability, the Martin HD-12-28 has a chimey and focused tone with sustain that will ring true for days. Featuring an ebony bridge with compensated bone nut and saddle, bold herringbone top inlay, and traditional zigzag purfling, the lefty HD-12-28 has all of the classic appointments that you would expect from an immaculately designed Martin 12-string dreadnought acoustic.


Specifications:

  • Body Size: D-14 Fret
  • Finish Top: Gloss
  • Construction: Dovetail Neck Joint
  • Back & Side Finish: Gloss
  • Bracing Pattern: X-Brace
  • Scale Length: 24.9"
  • Brace Shape: Non-Scalloped
  • Fingerboard Width At Nut: 1 13/16''
  • Top Material: Sitka Spruce
  • Neck Shape: Performing Artist
  • Back Material: East Indian Rosewood
  • Neck Taper: Wide High Performance Taper
  • Side Material: East Indian Rosewood
  • Electronics: Optional
  • Recommended Strings: Authentic Acoustic Lifespan® 2.0 Extra Light 12-String - 92/8 Phosphor Bronze MA500T
  • Top Color: Aging Toner
  • Bridge Style: Modern Belly- 12 String- Drop in Saddle
  • Binding: Antique White
  • Bridge String Spacing: 2 5/16''
  • Top Inlay Material: Bold Herringbone
  • Bridge Material: Ebony
  • Bridge Pin Material: White Plastic
  • Pickguard: Faux Tortoise
  • Bridge Pin Dots: Faux Tortoise
  • Saddle: Compensated Bone
  • Rosette: Multi-Stripe
  • Saddle Radius: 16"
  • Brace Material: Sitka Spruce
  • Brace Size: 5/16"
  • Back Purfling/Strip: Zig-Zag
  • Back Inlay Material: Multi-Stripe
  • Heel cap: Antique White
  • Endpiece: Antique White
  • Endpiece Inlay: Multi-Stripe
  • Neck Material: Select Hardwood
  • Fingerboard Material: Ebony
  • Finish Neck: Satin
  • Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2 1/4''
  • Neck Color: Dark Mahogany
  • Fingerboard Inlay Style: Diamonds and Squares Long Pattern
  • Number of Frets Total: 20, Neck Joins Body At 14th Fret
  • Fingerboard Inlay Material: Abalone
  • Fingerboard Binding Material: None
  • Side Dots: White
  • Headstock Shape: Solid with 12 String Taper and Diamond
  • Tuning Machines: Chrome Enclosed Gear
  • Headplate Material: East Indian Rosewood
  • Knob: Small
  • Headplate Logo Style: Script Old Style Overlay
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Headplate Binding Material: None
  • Case: Molded Hardshell Included
  • Left Handed Availability: Yes
  • Pleked: Yes

Classic 12-String Dreadnought With a Modern Feel and a Timeless Sound

A staple of folk guitarists since the 1960‘s, the lefty Martin HD-12-28 12-string acoustic guitar has all of the premium appointments you would expect from a martin Standard Series acoustic with modern features that give it a modern feel with easy playability. Featuring the classic tonewood combination of Sitka Spruce and East Indian Rosewood, the lefty Martin HD-12-28 delivers a sweet, bold, and balanced sound with rich and mellow overtones and amazing sustain. If you are looking for a guitar with that quintessential 12-string sound, the sound you hear in your head when you think 12-String, this is it!






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