Martin 000-28 Natural 1955

6-String Acoustic Guitar with Ebony Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Martin 000-28 Natural 1955

Vintage

Description & Specs

The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please visit our Lincoln Avenue showroom or call to speak to one of our Used and Vintage experts.
Finish Details: The guitar has been fully over-sprayed.
Body Material: Brazilian Rosewood Body
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Neck Profile: medium, soft "V"
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st- .84" 12rth- .98"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: One piece mahogany neck with unbound ebony board.
Hardware: All of the hardware has been replaced. Repro Nickel Kluson tuners have been installed.
Modifications/Repairs: -The neck has been reset and the guitar has been refretted. -The back of the body has been removed and reinstalled. There is a small mahogany graft added under the head block from this repair. -There are numerous repaired cracks in the top and back of the body. All of these cracks have been reinforced with small rosewood and spruce cleats. -There are two crescent shaped wood grafts added to the side of the lower bout. There is one on each side of the lower bout. There is also a small graft on the back of the body, treble side edge of the lower bout (see pictures). -The bridge has been replaced. -A new bone nut and saddle have been installed. -The bridge pins are not original. -Repro Nickel Kluson tuners have been installed.
Case Details: Hard shell case.
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has considerable play wear and repair. The finish is glossy with light dents and scratches throughout. There are repaired cracks throughout the top and back of the body.
Serial Number: 146435
Tech Notes: -The guitar plays well with low action. The frets are narrow and tall with minimal play wear. -The serial number dates to 1955.
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