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Collings CW Guitar Mh A with Adirondack Braces and No Tongue Brace Pre-Owned 2014 ID-10492


Collings CW Guitar Mh A with Adirondack Braces and No Tongue Brace Pre-Owned 2014

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The Collings Winfield is a reissue of the famous Collings Clarence White model. Clarence White lead the way in presenting the acoustic guitar as a lead instrument in bluegrass music. It features an enlarged soundhole, bringing more projection, improving the listening experience for both player and audience; and the absence of the tongue brace - which helps bring even more resonance and volume. This Collings CW also features a ebony bridge with 2 1/4 string spacing and a cut-through saddle.

Collings describes the Winfield on their website as: "a highly modified version of our standard dreadnought that features options commonly requested by flatpicking specialists. The combination of the stiff Adirondack spruce top with enlarged soundhole, supported by a top bracing pattern based on the earliest 14-fret dreadnoughts, make the Collings CW a bluegrass powerhouse. Everything about this model is designed to provide plenty of headroom and projection for aggressive playing, but not at the expense of good tone.

Full rich basses are complemented by clear, singing trebles with great clarity and sustain. The enlarged soundhole removes some of the "woofy" basses that so often plague larger instruments, especially in the recording process. The enlargement allows you to tailor the sound by placing a mic a bit closer to the soundhole with much less proximity effect, resulting in a more immediate and balanced sound, often heard on Tony Rice recordings. Chordal runs are clear and concise, individual notes are distinct, and single note solos are loud and defined. The removal of the tongue brace allows the top to resonate freely which makes this guitar a Bluegrass no brainer!

This Collings CW Guitar Mh A with Adirondack Braces and No Tongue Brace Pre-Owned 2014 is in Excellent + Condition with no wear to mention. We have attempted to capture this in the detailed photos posted below.

Hardshell case is Included

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Shipping Weight: 68

Serial: 23384

Top Wood: Adirondack

Back Wood: Mahogany

Nut Width: 1 23/32"

Scale: 25 1/2"

Bracing: Pre-war scalloped Adirondack braces w/no tongue brace

Inlays: None

Rosette: Black/White wood nitrate rosette

Neck Wood: Mahogany

Fretboard: Ebony

Nut Material: Bone

Saddle Material: Cutthrough Saddle

Saddle Spacing: 2 1/4"

Bridge: 2 1/4 CW Bridge

Bridge Pins: Ebony

Tuners: Nickel Waverly tuners with 16:1 ratio

Purfling: Black/white wood purfling

Body Binding: Tortoise

Fretboard Binding: Tortoise

Pickguard: Dalamation

Backstrip: 1-style walnut backstrip

Headstock Shape: Square headstock with volute 15 degree headstock angle

Headstock Overlay: Ebony

Headstock Inlay: M.O.P. Collings Logo

Frets To Body: 14

Neck Profile: Modified V neck

Body Depth: 4 7/8"

Lower Bout Width: 15 5/8"

Body Length: 20"

Total Length: 40 1/4"

Case: Hardshell Case Included

Misc. 1: No Tongue Brace