1960s Martin D-28 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar

Though not as rare or prized as pre-war Martin Dreadnoughts, D-28s from the '60s remain outstanding acoustic instruments. The folk music explosion of the early '60s brought a gradual increase in Martin production throughout the decade, but quality remained extremely stable. It wasn't until 1969 that Martin made the switch to East Indian Rosewood, so '64 D-28s still features Brazilian Rosewood for their back and sides. 

Years of Production: 1931 - present 

Specific to this Era: By 1964, the D-28 included Grover Rotomatic tuners, tortoiseshell celluloid pickguards (until 1966), and non-herringbone white binding.

Body Style: Dreadnought 

Wood Composition: Brazilian Rosewood back and sides, Sitka Spruce top, 1-piece mahogany neck

Notable Players: Paul McCartney, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, Hank Williams, Elvis Presley 


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