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LTD 6-string Acoustic Guitar with Solid Adirondack Spruce Top, Solid Cocobolo Back/Sides, Hand-carved Mahogany Neck, and Hard Case - Natural
Item ID: CSD2812

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Celebrate the Legendary D-28 with This Limited Guitar!

The Martin CS-D28-12 Limited Edition acoustic guitar gives a Custom Shop treatment to a legendary instrument! Based on the iconic Martin D-28 dreadnought, the CS-D28-12 features a solid Adirondack spruce top and a solid cocobolo back and sides for rich tone and an elegant look. Other distinctive features include an ebony fretboard atop a hand-carved mahogany neck, a new Custom Shop Thin Finish, a fossilized ivory nut and saddles, and a special Custom Shop Geib-style hard case. Only 125 of these gorgeous guitars will be made for the entire world in 2012, so don't miss your chance to own the Martin CS-D28-12 Limited Edition acoustic guitar!

Martin CS-D28-12 Limited Edition Acoustic Guitar at a Glance:
  • Your chance to own a very special D-28
  • Birth of an iconic guitar design
  • Martin quality since 1833
Your chance to own a very special D-28

Since its introduction in 1930s, the Martin D-28 has remained the standard by which all large bodied, steel-string acoustic guitars are measured. While the standard D28 utilizes solid spruce and solid East Indian rosewood for the back and sides, the CS-D28-12 Limited Edition sports a premium solid Adirondack spruce top and rare Mexican cocobolo back and sides. Genuine ebony is used for the fingerboard and bridge. With its rich resonant warmth, the D28 is particularly well suited to bluegrass, country, and other musical styles requiring loud, powerful rhythm accompaniment.

Birth of an iconic guitar design

In the midst of the Great Depression, Martin managed to create two guitars that have remained incredibly popular to this day - in fact, the D-28 and the D-18 share what has become an iconic design. By introducing the dreadnought body shape into their lineup, Martin brought powerful bass and projection to guitarists - a real plus in an era before electric guitars entered the scene. The CS-D28-12 continues the Martin tradition, with premium tonewoods, components, and craftsmanship.

Martin quality since 1833

So, why does a Martin sound so good? Consider the fact that the company has been making quality instruments since 1833, and what we might consider "modern" acoustic guitars since early in the 20th century. What's more, the company's commitment to quality has never wavered, so whether you're investing in a brand-new D-28 or inheriting a family heirloom vintage Martin, you know you're getting the best. The CS-D28-12 Limited Edition acoustic guitar is an instrument that you'll want to keep for a lifetime, and you'll love Martin's uncompromising quality.

Martin CS-D28-12 Limited Edition Acoustic Guitar Features:
  • Limited Edition D28 dreadnought - only 125 will be available worldwide in 2012
  • Color: Natural
  • Solid Adirondack spruce top for amazingly vibrant tone that will only enhance with age
  • Rare Mexican cocobolo back and sides create a bold, forward tone that's perfect for being heard in a busy arrangement
  • Custom Shop Thin Finish, new for 2012, is 40% thinner than the standard Martin finish for enhanced resonance and sustain
  • Ebony 1930s-style Belly bridge gives a distinctive look
  • Custom Shop Geib-style hardshell case included
The Martin CS-D28-12 Limited Edition makes an impressive addition to a legendary line!

Tech Specs

Manufacturer Part Number 10CSD2812

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See also: Martin, Martin 6-string Acoustic Guitars