Here's a LEFT HANDED 2012 Martin D-28 Marquis acoustic electric guitar. The guitar is in good condition and has light/avg. The top, back and back are in decent condition with some small dings on the top, indents and some light scratches - scroll way down and you can see the detailed pictures. All original with no breaks or cracks in the wood - there's some clear coat micro whisker cracks in the lacquer around the bridge, barely visible - a small binding repair at the waist on the treble side, barely visible as well - see pics below.
She has an under saddle passive K & K Pure Mini should you desire to plug in. It plays beautifully and is set up to factory specs and has a beautiful acoustic tone. Here's the correct spec's - if I'm not mistaken. The Classic Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar! Martin is recognized as the king of acoustic guitar making, with more than 125 years in the business.And many discerning guitarists instantly name the D-28 as their all-time favorite Martin. The D-28 Marquis is the latest incarnation of this legendary acoustic dreadnought guitar. Martin D-28 Marquis Acoustic Guitar at a Glance. The all-time standard for acoustics! The direct descendant of classic D-28s.
Among the great instruments Martin makes, it's safe to say that none has enjoyed more popularity than their line of dreadnoughts, or D-size, guitars. Currently regarded as the "standard" acoustic guitar, dreadnoughts including the D-28 first became popular for backing up vocals, fiddles, and banjos in country and bluegrass music. The D-28's popularity steadily rose as more and more musicians heard it.
The direct descendant of classic D-28s The "Golden Era" of Martin is expertly represented in the D-28 Marquis with its solid spruce top and East Indian rosewood back and sides. The D-28 Marquis employs vintage specs and herringbone binding.
A special aging toner is applied to the top. The D-28 Marquis also features an interior label personally signed by Martin CEO Christian Frederick Martin IV.
Big sound, full bass The D-28 Marquis offers the deep bass response that's made Martin dreadnoughts so popular. Yet it also has a high-end presence that sings out even in heavy instrumentation. The D-28 Marquis is both loud and subtle, and has a quick response. Quality tonewoods used throughout A quality acoustic guitar is all about the wood, and the D-28 Marquis delivers no-compromise quality.
The top is of solid Adirondack spruce. Similar to high-elevation European alpine spruce, this wood was abundant in the 1930s and used on Martin guitars of that era.Its extraordinary tone, prized for its projection and tonal clarity, contributes significantly to the D-28 Marquis sound. The D-28's back and sides are made of solid East Indian rosewood, a classic Martin material. The D-28 Marquis back is further reinforced with Adirondack "Golden Era"-style braces.
A solid mahogany neck with solid black ebony fingerboard gives the D-28 Marquis awesome playing ease to match its awesome sound! Typically the action is set higher on a D-28 than on a D-18, 35, 42 or 45, owing to the instrument's bluegrass roots where the instrument performs with loud mandolins, banjos and Dobros. A heavier gauge string and tad higher action makes the guitar louder.
Well-played D-28s are often referred to as cannons. The D-28 Marquis is an American classic. Martin D-28 Marquis Acoustic Guitar Features.Color: Adirondack Spruce w/ aging toner. Body Type: Dreadnought D-14 fret. Finish: Top, back, sides - Polished gloss; neck - satin gloss. Top Wood: Solid Adirondack spruce. Back Wood: Solid East Indian rosewood w/ Adirondack Golden Era-style braces. Side Wood: Solid East Indian rosewood. Machine Heads: Gotoh nickel open geared w/ butterbean knobs. Of Frets: 20 (14 clear). Position Markers: Diamonds & Squares - long pattern.
Bridge: Solid black ebony, 1930s style belly - long pattern. Pickguard: I-03 tortoise color/beveled and polished.
Comes with the original looking Martin hardshell case as seen in the pics. We can declare a low value. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Guitars & Basses\Acoustic Electric Guitars". The seller is "bullseye-guitars" and is located in this country: US.
This item can be shipped worldwide.