Product Code: 0351
1950 C.F. Martin D-28
CITES Article10 certified #551478/02
Superb 1950 Brazilian Rosewood D-28 with that wonderful black coloration to the rosewood and that played in feel and look that we all want. One of only 475 made this year, this incredible example has come from the daughter of the father of the grandfather, who was the original owner in California. The daughter packed this old girl off and what a treat to pull this out of the box from the West Country. All original and in exceptional condition, it has a sound that is controlled and defined yet sweet and beguiling with lovely swells, backtones and sustain. The Brazilian rosewood is so willing and the open grained top allows this guitar to vibrate every inch of it when played. Five years older than Joni Mitchell's, it is every bit of what we have come to love and know about these early post war Martin D-28's. Tapered bracing doesn't hurt either !!!! A few very tight minor rim cracks is all worth mentioning.....just a superb and extraordinary example of the model.