In honor of the original Ditson Dreadnought
Martin’s D-222 is a terrifically torrefied, modern mahogany magnificence
D-222 specs include: Standard 12-fret body size; all solid wood construction throughout, including traditional Big Leaf mahogany back and sides; Sitka spruce top with M2 level of Martin’s Vintage Tone System, scalloped 5/16″ bracing; grained ivoroid binding on body and neck; Modified V neck profile with 1-3/4″ width at nut, 2-1/4″ at 12th fret; ebony fingerboard and straight pyramid bridge with 2-1/4″” string spacing; bone saddle and nut; vintage Ditson appointments for the fret markers and rosette, tortoise colored pickguard; slotted headstock with Indian rosewood faceplate; StewMac Golden Age tuners.
“A suntanned siren with soft, round shoulders, broad across the top, with wide hips, and a husky yet sultry voice both pleasing and powerful.”
Read the full review of this model with video HERE