Martin Left Handed HD-28 Standard Series Acoustic Guitar- 1935 Sunburst
Iconic Dreadnought With the Timeless Sound that Launched Rock, Country, Bluegrass, and Folk
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-28 Standard Series acoustic guitar is a recreation of the classic herringbone D-28 released in 1946, the dreadnought that started it all. Today’s Martin HD-28 pairs Martin’s most comfortable neck shape with a host of vintage appointments. Featuring a bold herringbone inlay, a solid Sitka Spruce top w/ the 1935 Sunburst Gloss Finish and East Indian Rosewood back and sides, with scalloped forward-shifted X-bracing, the lefty Martin HD-28 dreadnought delivers rich tone and powerful bottom end that can fill a room with a single strum.
The neck construction combines the classic dovetail neck joint with Martin’s modern modified low oval neck profile and a high performance taper, making it the most comfortable neck profile in the Martin arsenal. The neck is made from select hardwoods with a silky smooth satin finish and an ebony fingerboard that is flat and easy to play. Whether you are strumming chords or picking leads, this lefty Martin HD-28 will give you the rich tone and silky playability you need to stand out from the mix.
High quality hardware appointments like an ebony bridge, bone nut and saddle and nickel open gear tuners round out the picture, giving this classic Martin Dreadnought the look and feel of a precision musical instrument with impeccable intonation and rock solid tuning stability.
BODY SIZE: D-14 Fret
FINISH TOP: Gloss 1935 Sunburst
CONSTRUCTION: Dovetail Neck Joint
BACK & SIDE FINISH: Gloss
BRACING PATTERN: Forward-Shifted X-Brace
SCALE LENGTH: 25.4"
BRACE SHAPE: Scalloped
FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT NUT: 1 3/4''
TOP MATERIAL: Sitka Spruce
BACK MATERIAL: East Indian Rosewood
SIDE MATERIAL: East Indian Rosewood
NECK SHAPE: Modified Low Oval
NECK TAPER: High-Performance Taper
TOP COLOR: Aging Toner
BRIDGE STYLE: Modern Belly - Drop in Saddle
BINDING: Antique White
BRIDGE STRING SPACING: 2 5/32"
TOP INLAY MATERIAL: Bold Herringbone
BRIDGE MATERIAL: Ebony
TOP DETAIL: None
BRIDGE PIN MATERIAL: White Plastic
PICKGUARD: Faux Tortoise
BRIDGE PIN DOTS: Faux Tortoise
SADDLE: Compensated Bone
SADDLE RADIUS: 16"
BRACE MATERIAL: Sitka Spruce
BACK & SIDES COLOR: None
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 1/8''
NECK COLOR: Dark Mahogany
FINGERBOARD INLAY STYLE: Diamonds and Squares Long Pattern
NUMBER OF FRETS TOTAL: 20
FINGERBOARD INLAY MATERIAL: Abalone
NECK JOINS BODY AT: 14th Fret
SIDE DOTS: White
HEADSTOCK SHAPE: Solid with Square Taper and Diamond
TUNING MACHINES: Nickel Open Gear
HEADPLATE MATERIAL: East Indian Rosewood
HEADPLATE LOGO STYLE: Script Old Style Overlay
NUT MATERIAL: Bone
CASE: Molded Hardshell
LEFT HANDED AVAILABILITY: Yes
Vintage Appointments and Classic Dreadnought Tone Paired With a Modern Feel -- Powerful, Iconic and Timeless!
Martin’s Golden Era dreadnought guitars are prized for their rich tone, color, and expressiveness, and this lefty Martin HD-28 features the same classic forward shifting scalloped X-bracing that gives Golden Era Martin dreadnoughts their impressive tone. The comfortable neck profile with high performance neck taper allows players to move freely all over the neck with ease and comfort. If you are looking for that classic Martin Dreadnought tone in a left handed model paired with the best in modern playability, this southpaw Martin HD-28 is the perfect Martin for you!
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