Martin Custom Shop Expert D-28 Authentic 1937 Stage 1 Aging
The all-new Custom Shop D-28 1937 rewards players with the sonic superiority of Martin’s Authentic Series and the everyday practicality of a workhorse guitar. Regarded as the cornerstone of performance, Martin’s highly prized 1937 models set the benchmark for generations of instruments that followed. This guitar sports time-tested features like Authentic bracing, hide glue and cloth strip construction, and an adjustable truss rod which gives enthusiasts the day-in, day-out reliability of an instrument that travels well AND responds to seasonal adjustments as it matures. With the all-new Custom Shop D-28 1937 the stars have aligned again.
Visually, this Model takes advantage of our proprietary Vintage Low Gloss process with a selection of craft-quality finishes. It is available in a natural or vintage Ambertone burst finish AND your preference of our proprietary low-gloss or the new Stage 1 lightly aged finish. Lacking the heavy wear and tear of an instrument that’s seen considerable use, the Stage 1 finish with light cracking and crazing is inspired by those rare vintage instruments that were simply kept in the case and tucked away for decades. Our Stage 1 finish bears the marks of time but not the battle scars common on many vintage re-creations.
SKU: 10CE-03 Backsides: East Indian Rosewood Binding: Antique White Body Shape: Dreadnought Brace material: Adirondack Spruce Bracing: Authentic 1937 Forward Shifted X Brace, Scalloped Case: Deluxe Authentic hardshell Fingerboard: Ebony Fingerboard inlay: Diamond & Square Long Abalone Finish: Stage 1 Aged Vintage Gloss Handed: Right Instrument type: Acoustic Guitars Neck Finish: Vintage Gloss Neck material: Genuine Mahogany Neck Shape: Authentic 1937 Number strings: 6 Nut: Bone NutWidth: 1 3/4" Orientation: Right Pick Guard: Vintage Tortoise Rosette: Style 28 Multi-Stripe Saddle: Bone, 2 5/16" spacing Scale Length: 25.4" Series: Authentic Series String type: Steel Top wood: Adirondack Spruce Truss rod: Adjustable Tuners: Waverly Nickel Open Back