What could possibly top the excitment of opening a Collings guitar case for the first time? How about opening the case find an aged lacquer, gold top City Limits starting back at you? Wow. The fine folks at Collings have outdone themselves yet again. This example has been subtly and tastefully aged in a way that makes it instantly feel like a 50 year old classic. 8.03 lbs; incredible resonance and volume when played acoustically; round, fat, articulate tones when plugged in (both overdriven and clean)...and you did notice the clear covers on the back, right? The perfect Les Paul-style guitar? Quite possibly. Priced with hardshell case.
Premium figured maple top over mahogany body and neck
Grained ivoroid top binding
Aged nitrocellulose lacquer finish
Unbound "Haircut" headstock
15 degree headstock angle
Ebony or rosewood peghead overlay with inlaid Collings logo
Long mortise and tenon neck joint w/contoured heel
22 Frets, neck joins the body at the 16th fret
Medium-Fat "C" neck shape
12" Fingerboard radius
1 11/16" Bone nut
24 7/8" Scale length
Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire
Mother of pearl dot fingerboard inlays
Fully adjustable truss rod
Black or cream pickup rings and black or amber top hat knobs
Throbak ER-MXV pickups
1950's style wiring scheme
CTS 500K pots and Jupiter Yellow Vintage Tone capacitors
Switchcraft toggle switch and output jack
Tonepros AVR-II bridge and tailpiece
Nickel Gotoh SG301 tuners w/ vintage-style buttons 1:18 ratio
Recommended string gauge - D'Addario EXL-115 (.011"-.049")
Collings deluxe hardshell case by Ameritage
Weight: 8.03 lbs
Serial No. CL15948
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