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Collings MT2-V Birdseye Maple & Italian w/ Speed Neck

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With Collings case!

Killer sounding MT2-V fresh out of finish and into the shop. Collings varnish variants take much longer than their Nitrocellulose counterparts, but the result is definitely worth the wait. The combination of Italian spruce and Birdseye maple make this one sing in the upper register without being harsh. With a strong chop and tons of reverb, this one has enough power to keep up with band while still maintaining it's sensitive side. The speed neck is smooth and adds some added comfort while moving up the neck, which is useful because this one begs to be played up high. This is probably one of the last mandolins paired with the Collings made vintage style case.



SPECS
Select Italian spruce top
Premium Birdseye maple back, sides and neck
Parallel tone bar bracing
F-soundholes
Custom Pickguard
Grained ivoroid top/back/neck & peghead binding
Full gloss varnish finish
Bound "Haircut" headstock
13 Degree headstock angle
Ebony peghead overlay w/Collings logo and flourish inlay
Ebony fingerboard
Mortise and tenon neck joint
22-frets, neck joins the body at the 15th fret
V shaped neck profile with 1 9/16" string spacing
5 1/2"-11 5/8" Compound fingerboard radius
1 1/8" Bone nut
13 7/8" Scale length
Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire
Mother of pearl dot fingerboard inlays
Fully adjustable truss rod
Custom adjustable floating ebony bridge
Collings original hand-engraved one-piece nickel or gold tailpiece
Nickel or gold Waverly tuners with black or pearl buttons
Recommended string gauge - D'Addario J-74 (.011"-.040")
Serial No. A4065

$7,400.00