Martin Guitars

1937 Martin D-28, Serial Number 66724

Serial number 66724 was stamped on June 24, 1937 and cleared final inspection on October 7 that year.

This guitar has advanced X-bracing and a 1-3/4" wide neck.

The tuners are Grover G-98 pointed plate machines with unseamed butterbean buttons.

Style 28 features:

Back and sides: Brazilian rosewood

Top: Red spruce (Adirondack)

Purfling: Herringbone

Binding: White ivoroid

Backstripe: Zig-zag pattern

Other period features:

Scalloped advanced X-bracing

Neck 1-3/4" wide at nut

Ebony fingerboard

Ebony belly bridge

Steel T-bar neck reinforcement

Nickel silver T-frets

Style stamp

No "Made in USA" stamp on the back of the headstock

Photos courtesy of Steve Swan Guitars




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