Collings Acoustic Guitars - 1996 CW-28 Brazilian


This used Collings CW-28 Brazilian, serial# 2195, is, simply put, an absolute beaut! Made with Brazilian Rosewood back and sides and an Adirondack Spruce top, guitars like this don't come around often. The back and sides were selected from John Holman's personal collection and really showcase this guitar's brilliance. The back, specifically, is from set #8c, while the side is from set #14c. Really an astounding instrument in every capacity.

It has a 25 1/2" scale length, 1 23/32" nut width, and 2 1/4" string spacing. It has been extremely well taken care of and is in Excellent condition overall. The large soundhole, impeccable wood selection, and comfortable Mahogany neck will have you coming back for more - while its power and tone shines through. This CW-28 is also loaded with nice appointments, including a Leopard pickguard; grained Ivoroid binding throughout; Herringbone top trim; a matching 2-style backstrip; and a grained Ivoroid and wood nitrate rosette. A striking and remarkable guitar, this Collings CW-28 Brazilian was built in 1996 and includes its original hardshell case.

  • Dreadnought with grained Ivoroid binding
  • Adirondack Spruce top with Leopard pickguard, Herringbone trim, and grained Ivoroid and wood nitrate rosette
  • Brazilian Rosewood back and sides with 2-style backstrip
  • 25 1/2" scale length
  • Mahogany neck with slight V shape
  • Ebony fingerboard with grained Ivoroid binding and 21 frets
  • 1 23/32" nut width, Bone
  • Cutthrough Bone saddle with 2 1/4" string spacing
  • Belly-style Ebony bridge
  • Waverly tuners
  • Original hardshell case included
  • Serial# 2195

Collings 1996 CW Brazilian Dreadnought - front close
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