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Collings Acoustic Guitars - Cj35 - Custom Jet Black Top

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This Collings CJ-35 in a Jet Black Top delivers an exceptional, vintage inspired sound with absolutely stunning appointments. This model was inspired, in part, by our owner Jim's favorite vintage Gibson J-35, which he loaned to Bill Collings during the developmental stages. The result is a guitar with a warm, full sound with clear, pristine highs, rich bass, and incredible projection. The Sitka Spruce top and Mahogany back and sides are a perfect pairing and give this slope-shouldered dread remarkable sustain and resonance - just one reason why both fingerstyle players and strummers have found a home with the CJ.

This has a slightly shorter 24 7/8" scale, a Vintage-inspired neck profile, as well as 1 3/4" nut width and 2 5/16" string spacing, all of which make it a truly comfortable player. The impeccable build quality on this guitar is what you'd expect from Collings, but you have to really take a look at this in person to fully appreciate it. The Blacktop finish, haircut headstock, Tigerstripe pickguard and Ivoroid binding on this all come together so perfectly. This Collings CJ35 includes a Collings Original hardshell case and full setup to your specs from one of our luthiers.

Slope-Shouldered Dreadnought with high gloss nitrocellulose lacquer Black finish and Ivoroid binding
Pre-War Non-Scalloped Adirondack Spruce bracing with 3 tone bars
Select Sitka Spruce Black top with Tigerstripe celluloid pickguard and simple Ivoroid rosette
Mahogany back and sides with 1-style Walnut backstrip
24 7/8" scale length
Mahogany neck with Vintage-Inspired profile
Wenge fingerboard with 14" - 26" compound radius, 20 Medium 18% nickel-silver frets and Mother-of-Pearl dot inlays
1 3/4" nut width, Bone
Cutthrough Bone saddle with 2 5/16" string spacing
Straight-style Wenge bridge
Nickel Waverly tuners with Ivoroid buttons and 16:1 ratio
Collings Original Hardshell case included
Serial# 27711

$5,040.00

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