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Martin D-28 Marquis Led Zeppelin 40th Anniversary
General Specs
Body: Solid Adirondack spruce top, Solid East Indian rosewood sides & back, Grained ivoroid binding
Finish: Polished gloss/aging toner top, Polished gloss/dark filler body
Neck: Genuine mahogany neck, Modified V neck shape, Fossilized ivory nut (1-3/4" width)
Fingerboard: Solid black ebony fingerboard, Zoso sigil pearloid inlay on 5th fret, Robert Plant symbol pearloid inlay on 7th fret, John Bonham symbol pearloid inlay on 9th fret, John Paul Jones symbol pearloid inlay on 12th fret, 1968-2008 pearloid inlay on 20th fret
Frets: 20
Bridge: 1930s style belly - long saddle bridge, 16" radius/fossil ivory bridge saddle
Headstock: Solid/long diamond/tapered headstock shape, Solid Indian rosewood headplate, Grained ivoroid heelcap, Hermit pearloid inlay
Tuners: Nickel open gear tuners w/butterbean knobs
Pickguard: Tortoise color/beveled and polished pickguard
Website: http://www.martinguitar.com/ 
The ABC Trust is proud to auction off this one-off Martin D-28 Marquis inlayed with the Celebration of Led Zeppelin's 40th anniversary in mind by one of Martin's most talented inlay artist Tracy Cox in coordination with JR Warner, Paul Hammond, Dick Boak and Christopher Thomas.

This unique guitar was constructed be Martin Guitar company (Custom Shop) and commissioned by our Affiliate From the USA, JR Warner, who has commissioned and built guitars for Jimmy Page and Brian May for their own collections.

Crafted to evoke the same powerful tone and sonorous projection as a pre-WWII D-28, the Martin D-28 Marquis Acoustic Guitar differs only by using the much less scarce, and therefore more affordable, Indian rosewood instead of Brazilian rosewood.

Hammond and Warner left for London on Dec. 3, 2007, and presented the guitar to ABC Trust CEO Andrew Webb in Soho a few days later.

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Martin D-28 Marquis Led Zeppelin 40th Anniversary
 
Martin D-28 Marquis Led Zeppelin 40th Anniversary
 
Martin D-28 Marquis Led Zeppelin 40th Anniversary
 
Martin D-28 Marquis Led Zeppelin 40th Anniversary
 
Martin D-28 Marquis Led Zeppelin 40th Anniversary
 
Martin D-28 Marquis Led Zeppelin 40th Anniversary
 
Martin D-28 Marquis Led Zeppelin 40th Anniversary
 
Martin D-28 Marquis Led Zeppelin 40th Anniversary
 
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