Vintage 1974 Martin D-35 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar


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What makes this guitar special: A great playing D-35 with a warm, rich voice that sounds simply wonderful. Classic good looks & honest play wear give it that attractive vintage charm. Professionally set up & ready to play upon arrival.

Cosmetic Condition: Good honest play wear, just the way we like 'em - various nicks, chips, dents & dings; scratches, weather checking & some finish wear. Overall the guitar has a great look to it with a gorgeous patina.

Neck: Mahogany neck with nicely aged cream binding & black side-dots. Ebony fingerboard with mother of pearl dot inlays. Frets are in great shape & show some light wear, but have plenty of life in them. Grover Rotomatic tuners are in perfect working condition. 1 11/16" nut width; 25 1/2" scale length. Neck is straight & truss rod works fine.

Body: Solid spruce top with 6-ply binding. Ebony bridge with cream end pins. Black pickguard & multi-ring rosette. Solid Indian rosewood sides & 3-piece back with 3-ply binding. Guitar weighs 4 lbs 10.5 oz.

Case: Vintage hardshell case included.

Why We Love Martin

Every Martin Guitar is a piece of music history. Inventors of the dreadnought guitar style, the Martin Guitar Company has built a legacy developing the world’s most coveted acoustic instruments for over 180 years. When you buy a Martin, you are buying an heirloom. That’s why we at Cream City Music love this iconic brand.