Fresh from a neck reset and refret here in Gryphon's Repair Dept. this one-owner D-28S probably plays better now than it has in the last quarter century. Finish is original throughout except for some thin lacquer touch-up to a couple of spots on the top, Gryphon also replaced the pickguard because the original had lifted and curled beyond the point of salvage. The interior bracing and bridgeplate are also original with no sign of repairs. You can see some pickwear to the top just beyond the outer edge of the pickguard, and there are a few small nicks and dings but no cracks. There is some fine-pattern lacquer crazing to the top, not much sign of it anywhere else. This guitar has seen very little use in recent years and could use a reawakening, but has a remarkably balanced tone with plenty of sparkle in the trebles to match that Brazilian rosewood bass. The case shown is the original, and while it's sturdy two of the latches aren't functional. Since these non-latching latches are not adjacent the case lid closes firmly.

stock no. 58359

ModelD-28S (Brazilian)
Back and sidesBrazilian rosewood
Frets to body12
Nut width1 13/16+
Scale length25.4"
Bridge materialebony
Fretboard Materialebony
Neck materialmahogany
Neck profileC/D
Total frets20
TunersOriginal Grover Thinline
CaseOrig. Hard
Serial No244677
BracingX pattern