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2004 Collings MT Mandolin A-Style Engelmann Spruce and Maple
The MT is Collings' entry-level satin finish A-model with simplified appointments. But don't let the "entry-level" part fool you- its built with the same quality construction as their higher end models. This particular mandolin features a wonderful fully carved Engelmann spruce top and maple back and sides, the Collings MT is undoubtedly one of the best values out there in a professional quality A-style mandolin.
This 2004 MT has aged nicely, exhibiting a wide-open, warm, lush tone. Engelmann Spruce is known and loved for it's warmth and easy playability. Engelmann is very versatile and doesn't take quite as heavy of pick attack to drive it.
The finish is Satin nitrocellulose lacquer, giving the mandolin a vintage appearance while also producing a more open, responsive and woody tone.
This mandolin shows a ding on the top, pictured in the detail photographs. There are also 2 small dings on the very tip of the headstock. The original tailpiece has been professionally replaced with a brand new tailpiece from Collings, due to some oxidation on the original. Original Collings case included.
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