• Collings MT2 Cremona Sunburst Finish Giveaway

    Collings MT2 Cremona Sunburst Finish Giveaway

    Austin, Texas — Collings Guitars and Mandolins and the Mandolin Cafe are combining resources to give away a Collings MT2 Mandolin finished in their new Cremona sunburst finish on display at the 2018 NAMM Show in Anaheim, Calif.

    Included in the giveaway will be a Collings Traditional Handcrafted Case.

    The Collings MT2 given away will be Adirondack spruce top with Eastern flamed maple back, sides and neck, Ebony peghead veneer with mother of pearl Collings logo and flourish.

    The retail value of the mandolin with Collings' original vintage-style case is $4,400.

    The giveaway will be open to all visitors to the Mandolin Cafe from all international locations and will commence from a link on the Mandolin Cafe home page Feb. 28. One lucky winner will be selected at random and notified upon completion of the giveaway at 9:00 a.m. Central, March 10. No purchase is necessary to enter and business partners of the Mandolin Cafe and Collings are not eligible.

    Specifications - Collings MT2 Giveaway Mandolin

    • Top - Adirondack spruce
    • Back/Sides/Neck - Eastern flamed maple
    • Soundhole - F-holes
    • Body Binding - Ivoroid with b/w top and side purfling
    • Fingerboard Binding - Ivoroid with b/w side purfling
    • Peghead Binding - Ivoroid with b/w side purfling
    • Bracing - Tone bars
    • Bridge - Ebony w/ Adjustable Saddle
    • Fingerboard - Ebony w/ MOP dots
    • Nut - 1 1/8"
    • String Spacing - 1 9/16"
    • Neck Profile - Rounded V
    • Neck Joint - Dovetail
    • Frets - Medium 18% nickel-silver
    • Truss Rod - Fully Adjustable
    • Peghead Veneer - Ebony w/ MOP Collings logo and flourish
    • Tuners - Nickel Gotoh w/ ivoroid buttons
    • Scale Length - 13 7/8"
    • Fingerboard Radius - 5 1/2" - 11 5/8" compound
    • Body Finish - High gloss nitrocellulose lacquer
    • Pickguard - None
    • Tailpiece - Collings original tailpiece
    • Strings - D'Addario EJ74 (.011" - .040")
    • Case - Collings Traditional Handcrafted Case

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    Collings MT2 Cremona Sunburst Finish Giveaway

    Collings MT2 Cremona Sunburst Finish Giveaway

    * Mandolin shown here is the same model and finish but not the mandolin being given away as that one is currently in production.
    Comments 105 Comments
    1. Darren Bailey's Avatar
      Darren Bailey -
      Good to see it went into a pair of hands that can make it sound so good.
    1. Bob Clark's Avatar
      Bob Clark -
      Seeing that great video put a larger smile on my face than winning it myself would have done. I am so glad this talented young artist won it. I am sure we will be hearing more from Kyle.
    1. biologyprof's Avatar
      biologyprof -
      Big congratulations to you Kyle. You really show what that Collings can do. That’s a great unboxing video. Thanks for that. I wish you many years of happy picking with your new mandolin.
    1. Cheryl Watson's Avatar
      Cheryl Watson -
      That was great. Congrats Kyle, you deserve that mandolin!
    1. giannisgrass's Avatar
      giannisgrass -
      Bravo Kyle! Nice playing on Cuckoo's Nest.It reminds me Sam Bush solo on John Hartford's version of mid 70's with words on Flying Fish.