Martin - Dreadnought


Named after THE LARGEST BATTLESHIP OF THE TIME, the Dreadnought Guitar by C.F. Martin evolved in the early 1930s and quickly became one of the most popular instruments worldwide. John Deichman was the Martin Guitar shop foreman and an avid guitar player who worked to design this 'boat' of an acoustic guitar. Together with Harry Hunt and Frank Henry Martin, Deichman worked to develop the first 12-fret design of the highly popular Martin Dreadnought Guitar.

Full sound and deep, rich fundamental bass tones and volume are hallmarks of the dreadnought. This is the traditional Martin sound and the benchmark of acoustic tone across generations.

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Total Length 40 1/2"
Body Length 20"
Body Width 15 5/8"
Body Depth 4 7/8"