Martin Guitars

1947 Martin D-28 Guitar (Serial Number 99606)

Serial number 99606 was stamped on April 3, 1947 and cleared final inspection on July 30 that year.

The tuners are Waverly 5038 machines with the distinctive "Yoda head" backing plates with rounded metal buttons. These machines were used by Martin from 1939 to 1942 and from 1946 to 1947.


Style 28 features:

Back and sides: Brazilian rosewood

Top: Sitka spruce

Purfling: White and black lines

Binding: Ivoroid

Back Stripe: Zig-zag purfling pattern

Other period features:

Non-scalloped X-bracing

Ebony fingerboard

Ebony belly bridge

Steel T-bar neck reinforcement

1-11/16" neck width at nut

Tortoiseshell celluloid pick guard

Dot fingerboard inlays

Decal on front of headstock

No C. F. Martin stamp on back of headstock

Style stamp

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