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Years of Production: 1996 - 2009

Product Specs

  • DM
  • Natural
  • 1997
Made In
  • United States
Back Material
  • Mahogany
Body Shape
  • Dreadnought
Fretboard Material
  • Pau Ferro
Neck Material
  • Mahogany
Number of Strings
  • 6 String
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Sides Material
  • Mahogany
Top Material
  • Spruce
Reviews for the Martin DM Natural 1997
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  • Martin DM 1997

    Verified Purchase

    This guitar is sweetness personified. Though used with a slight scar or two, the guitar has aged well and is very easy to play. It has remarkable sustain, it is very easy to play. It is a good fit to my other four Martins, all of which have their unique voices. I am happy to have this. Actually this is a 1996 model. First year of production.

  • I own a Martin DM

    I say to people to this day , if I didn't buy this guitar I probably wouldn't have kept playing guitar. When I didn't know how to play guitar this guitar sounded so good it inspired me to keep playing. Everyone who plays this guitar says the same thing. Wow! What is this thing? It'…


    Verified Purchase

    I bought a 12 string DM, I was amazed at the sound. So I bought this six String. Its the same, great sound. I have a 35 guitar collection. Gibson, Martins,Guilds Yairi's. All high-end. I bought both of these to go out and play with for parties etc. They are both worth the money I paid for them ! The…