Description

"Simple perfection" is a term guitar reviewers have used to describe the Collings CJ35 and I couldn't agree more. Based, of course, on the 1930's era Gibson J-35, this Collings is a modern and exquisitely built version of the original short scale slope shoulder dreadnought. This gorgeous guitar has: a select Sitka Spruce top with a lovely gloss sunburst nitrocellulose finish; back and sides made of Mahogany and a Walnut backstrip; pre-war style, non-scalloped Adirondack bracing with three tone bars; a short 24-7/8" string scale for easy playability; a 14-frets clear Mahogany neck with a vintage-style neck carve with depth measurements of .845" at the first fret, 1.00" at the ninth fret and string spacing of 2-5/16"; an African Rosewood fretboard with 14-26" compound radius and 1-3/4" bone nut; and Waverly tuners with ivoroid buttons. This instrument is resonate, lively and loud. It is a Collings-built canon with a bit of vintage Gibson vibe and tone but with a build quality you will not find on any Gibson, old or new. The sound is clear, but with extra emphasis on the low and middle registers. The setup is superb, with 12th fret string heights of 7/64" on the low E side and 6/64" on the high E side. While built in 2013, this guitar is in near mint condition and could likely pass for new, frets included. It comes with it's original Collings/TKL case in similarly nice condition. Another incredible instrument from Collings Guitars. Highly recommended!

Year Condition Color Case
2013 Near Mint Sunburst Original Hard

$3,999

Capital Guitars
Charlie Hughes
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