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Martin OM-28 Acoustic Guitar, Vintage 1929 for sale at om28.com
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Martin OM-28 Acoustic Guitar, Vintage 1929
  • Pyramid Bridge OM - Extremely Rare
  • Ninth OM Made
  • Eric's Personal Guitar for Decades
  • The Best Neck Shape
  • This Guitar Is Not Stored On Our Premises! Call for appointment

Product Description

The ninth OM made, was entered into the records as a 000-28. Martin must have changed the designation to OM soon after, deciding that they needed a new designation for the 14-fret bodies to differentiate them from their standard 12-fret models. Extremely rare and iimportant instrument, and an amazing player to boot!. I purchased it around 1980, had Dana Bourgeois set it up?neck reset, cleating the three top cracks, replacing the bridge and bridgeplate, new frets?I sold it then, regretted it, and ten years later when it came available again, I jumped at the chace to buy it back, for five times the price. Features: * Pyramid bridge * Small teardrop pickguard * The ultimate neck shape ?* Sounds "like an Orchestra" * Replaced bridge by Dana Bourgeois, around 25-30 years ago

Product Specifications

STRING SPACING 1 3/4" x 2 3/8"
SCALE 25 3/8"
SIZE 15" x 4"
TOP Adirondack Spruce
BACK & SIDES Brazilian Rosewood
PURFLING Herringbone
BRIDGE Ebony Pyramid
FINISH Natural
TUNERS Waverly or Orig. Grover Banjo Tuners
WEIGHT 3 lb, 8.2 oz
CASE Orig. Hard Shell

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