Martin 1-28 1898 - 1923

Martin 1-28 1898 - 1923

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As part of the Style 28 series of guitars, the Martin 1-28 used Rosewood for its back and sides. Like many early Martin guitars, the 1-28 is of more interest to collectors for historical purposes than as a functional instrument. 

Years of Production: 1880s - 1923

Body Style: Concert/Parlor 

Wood Composition: Brazilian Rosewood back and sides, Spruce top, Ebony fingerboard

Design Elements: Square bridge, three-ply back binding, slotted headstock, 12-frets (clear of body), slotted diamond inlays, half herringbone top edges

Product Specs

  • 1-28
  • Natural
  • 1898 - 1923
Made In
  • United States
Back Material
  • Rosewood
Body Shape
  • Parlor
Finish Style
  • Gloss
Fretboard Material
  • Ebony
Neck Material
  • Mahogany
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Sides Material
  • Rosewood
Top Material
  • Spruce

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