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 leading, or playing fingerstyle. Premium hardware appointments like an all bone saddle and nut, along with nickel open gear tuners ensure excellent tuning stability and accurate intonation.
The left handed Martin OM-28E comes stage ready with a Fishman Aura VT Enhance preamp system, which delivers amazing plugged-in tone while maintaining a completely natural look and sound. Featuring an innovative low-profile soundhole mounted design, the Fishman Fishman Aura VT Enhance preamp system with onboard tuner allows you to enjoy a natural acoustic plugged-in tone, allowing the OM-28E‘s amazing sonic versatility to shine through.
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 Fishman electronics and modern neck profile with bold herringbone inlays, to its compensated bone nut and saddle, the lefty Martin OM-28E lives up to the spirit of Martin’s original Orchestra models with vintage looks and sound and completely modern feel. The latest lefty Martin OM-28 is like taking a step back in time to the golden age of guitar history without losing any of the latest innovations in guitar technology like an innovative preamp design and a thoroughly modern neck feel.