Martin 000-28 1938


Product Code: GF5649

$ 60,000.00
$ 60,000.00

An outstanding example of a prewar 000-28 displaying the craftsmanship, sound, and overall quality that make these guitars so sought after. This particular guitar offers one of the rare combinations of 1-3/4" nut and rear-shifted bracing, and is from the first batch of rear-braced 000-28s.

After eight decades, this '38 is in very nice overall condition. It has had a neck reset, re-fret, bridge re-glue ( possible replacement bridge), treble side rim touch-up, touch-up on top, 4 repaired back cracks, areas of heavy wear on back of neck and around soundhole/top. 


  • Model: 000-28
  • Year of Build: 1938
  • Top: Adirondack Spruce
  • Back and Sides:  Brazilian Rosewood 
  • Finish: Natural/ Nitro
  • Neck/Fingerboard: Honduran Mahogany/ Ebony
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12"
  • Brace Pattern: Rear X/ scalloped
  • Tuners: Grover
  • Bridge: Ebony 
  • Electronics: none
  • Scale Length: 25.4"
  • Nut Width: 1 3/4" , 1.77" 
  • Serial Number: 71654
  • Contains Brazilian Rosewood (Y/N): Y
  • Case: HC

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