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Collings Acoustic Guitars - CJ35 SB

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This new Collings CJ35 SB acoustic guitar, serial# 22871,  delivers an exceptional pre-war '30s voicing and real presence due in part to the non-scalloped, three tone bar Adirondack braces. This guitar model was inspired, in part, by our owner Jim's favorite vintage Gibson J-35, 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 help 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 scale (24 7/8"), a spacious 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 to be expected from Collings - it's perfect - but really take a look at this. The burst finish, haircut headstock, Tigerstripe pickguard and ivoroid binding on this all come together so perfectly. This Collings CJ35 SB includes a deluxe Collings hardshell case and setup to your specs from one of our luthiers.

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Body Dread with pre-war non-scalloped bracing and three tone bars
Top Sitka Spruce with Sunburst finish and Tigerstripe celluloid pickguard
Back and Sides Mahogany with Ivoroid binding
Scale Length 24 7/8”
Neck Mahogany with Vintage-Inspired profile
Fingerboard African Rosewood with Mother-of-Pearl dot inlays and 14”-26” Compound radius
Frets 20 with neck joining at 14th fret
Nut 1 3/4”, bone
Saddle Bone cutthrough with 2 5/16” string spacing
Bridge Straight-style with Ivoroid pins and Ebony end pin
Tuners Nickel Waverly with Ivoroid buttons and 16:1 ratio
Case Hardshell Case included
Serial# 22871

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