Martin 000-28EC Eric Clapton Left-handed - Natural

6-string Acoustic Guitar with Quartersawn Sitka Spruce Top, East Indian Rosewood Back and Sides, and Ebony Fingerboard - Natural Polished Gloss
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$3,759.00
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Martin 000-28EC Eric Clapton Left-handed - Natural
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Eric Clapton's Iconic MTV Unplugged Guitar

Based on Eric Clapton's iconic MTV Unplugged guitar, this Martin 000-28 signature model acoustic is both visually stunning and tonally balanced. Built from solid East Indian rosewood topped with quartersawn Sitka spruce, this acoustic guitar imbues your playing with deep resonance, along with rich, complex low ends and bright, robust mids and highs. This remarkable instrument's genuine ebony fingerboard features a pre-war Style 28 snowflake pattern in ablone pearl, and Eric Clapton's signature is inlaid in mother-of-pearl between the 19th and 20th frets. The guitarists at Sweetwater appreciate this guitar's easy-to-play modified V neck shape, which brings the vintage V neck up to modern standards. For tone and playability, you can't beat this Martin 000-28 Eric Clapton Signature Model acoustic guitar!

Martin 000-28 Eric Clapton Signature Model Acoustic Guitar at a Glance:
  • Carefully-selected tonewood combination for phenomenal tone
  • Generous appointments make for a stunning appearance
  • Modified V neck feels incredible
Carefully-selected tonewood combination for phenomenal tone

This Martin 000-28 Eric Clapton Signature Model acoustic guitar is built from highly-prized tonewoods. Full of rich, complex low ends and strongs mids and highs, you'll love the deeply resonant tone of this 000-28's solid East Indian rosewood back and sides. On top of that, this 000-28's top is bookmatched with quartersawn Sitka spruce, adding a bright, robust sound to an already exquisite tone. You'll find that the well-balanced tone of this 000-28 works well for all playing styles.

Generous appointments make for a stunning appearance

Inlaid with finely-pattered herringbone wood marquetry on its rosette and around the perimeter of its soundboards, this Martin 000-28 Eric Clapton Signature Model is a visually stunning acoustic guitar. On top of that, this guitar's body is bound with grained ivoroid and its genuine ebony fingerboard features a pre-war Style 28 snowflake pattern in ablone pearl. Finally, Eric Clapton's signature is inlaid in mother-of-pearl between the 19th and 20th frets. This acoustic guitar is a real attention-getter!

Modified V neck feels incredible

Bringing the vintage V neck up to modern standards, the modified V neck on this Martin 000-28 Eric Clapton Signature Model acoustic guitar is a joy to play. In fact, you may eventually reach a pivotal moment when this becomes your favorite neck! A lot of players have commented on how the slight V shape of these necks gives you a vintage feel, but without the sharp V that can impede hand positions that place your thumb in the middle of the neck.

Martin 000-28 Eric Clapton Signature Model Acoustic Guitar Features:
  • Based on Eric Clapton's iconic MTV Unplugged acoustic
  • East Indian rosewood topped with Sitka spruce delivers phenomenal tone
  • Modified V neck with ebony fingerboard provides comfortable playability
  • Style 28 snowflake pattern fingerboard inlays in ablone pearl for an eye-catching appearance
  • Eric Clapton's signature is inlaid in mother-of-pearl between the 19th and 20th frets
  • Nickel open-geared tuners with butterbean knobs keep you in tune
Designed by a guitar legend, you'll love this Martin 000-28 Eric Clapton Signature Model acoustic guitar!

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Tech Specs

String Type Steel
Number of Strings 6
Body Shape 000-14 Fret
Body Style No Cutaway
Left-/Right-handed Left-handed
Color Natural
Finish Nitrocellulose
Top Wood Sitka Spruce
Back & Sides Wood East Indian Rosewood
Body Bracing Standard X, 5/16" Solid Sitka Spruce
Binding Grained Ivoroid
Neck Wood Select Hardwood
Neck Shape Modified V
Fingerboard Material Ebony
Fingerboard Inlay Abalone Pearl Pre-war Style 28 Snowflake Pattern
Number of Frets 20 (total), 14 (clear)
Scale Length 24.9"
Tuning Machines Nickel Open-Geared w/ Butterbean Knobs
Bridge Material Solid Black Ebony
Nut/Saddle Material Bone/16" Radius Compensated Bone
Nut Width 1.75"
Body Length 19.375"
Body Width 15"
Body Depth 4.125"
Overall Length 39.81"
Strings Martin SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Light Gauge
Case Included Hardshell
Manufacturer Part Number 10OOO28ECL

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