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The D-28 Marquis 12-fret is a Martin Custom Shop model (3 were made in 2009) and is basically a short-scale version of the regular production Vintage Series D-28VS but with an Adirondack spruce top. Like the rest of the Vintage Series, the Marquis series is not a true reissue of a pre-War model (the 12-fret D-28 in this case), but is inspired by it right down to the CF Martin stamp on the back of the headstock. 

MARTIN D-28 Marquis 12-fret (2009)

 Body:  Hollow; solid 2-piece Adirondack spruce top, solid 2-piece Indian rosewood back, and solid Indian rosewood sides; double bound top and back

 Finish:  Natural, nitrocellulose lacquer

 Neck:  1-piece mahogany, set-in; rosewood headstock overlay with Martin decal logo (front) and Martin stamp (back)

 Fingerboard:  Ebony, mother-of-pearl dot markers

 Number of Frets:  19

 Pickguard:  Tortoise, plastic

 Bridge:  Ebony with fossilized ivory saddle

 Nut:  Bone

 Tuners:  Waverly, open, chrome

 Pickups:  None

 Controls:  None

 Scale Length:  25  inches

 Neck Width at Nut:  1 3/4 inches

 Body Width at Lower Bout:  15 5/8 inches

 Body Depth:  4 7/8 inches

 Weight:  4.4 lbs








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