This pretty C.F. Martin 00-28VS is one loud and subtle sounding guitar. Build from fine materials and flawless workmanship the sound of this small bodied guitar is always a surprise and a joy to play.
A Martin 00-28VS Marquis guitars gives guitarists the opportunity to experience the sound and feel of Martin’s most sought after vintage instruments without breaking the bank. Simply playing this sweet tone machine will benefit your playing in ways you could never imagine. This guitar has a standard short scale neck (632.5 mm nut to saddle), a 47.6 mm nut width and a 58.75 mm string spacing at the bridge. She has a herringbone top border, three concentric rings around the soundhole; a rectangular ebony bridge with twin pyramids, and crème color bridge pins with black dots with a matching end pin. She also has grained ivoroid side binding, crème and ebony back purfling and a zipper wooden backstrip. Her heel cap and end graft are grained ivoroid and there is a diamond carved behind the nut.
Tuners are Martin branded Waverly’s with brass spiders and nickel-plated shafts and butterbean buttons. Twelve frets to the body joint and 20 frets total and… there are side dot position markers. This guitar brings you warmth, clarity and embracing sense of tonal fulfillment, in an easy-to-hold, delightful to own 362 mm wide package that commands love and respect. She is the guitar of choice among traditionalists seeking the harmonious combination of big sound and great beauty. Check out Stevie Coyle from the Acoustic Guitar Magazine review and play this little gem HERE.