Collings MT Mandolin Engelmann Spruce and Figured Maple A Style with Sheraton Brown
Hand-crafted in Austin, TX, Collings mandolins are built with finest seasoned spruce and eastern maple. With equal emphasis placed on tone, "fit and finish" and playability, they achieve a new benchmark of quality in mandolins. The Collings MT Mandolin is a standard A-model with custom appointments. The Sheritan Brown top is a wonderful fully carved Engelmann spruce. Additionally, it features a figured Maple back and sides as well as a Satin Finish.
Engelmann is highly responsive without requiring a heavy pick attack. This tonewood is known for warm, lush, thick sounds with a smooth high end and punchy midrange. It doesn't need to be played hard to sound great, although it handles heavy playing quite well too.
To complete the package, this custom MT also features custom ivoroid body bindings, and Nickel tuners with ivoroid buttons. The ivoroid bindings make for a very classy look, complimenting the satin finish perfectly. These additional features really make the MT stand out, with a very classic and traditional appearance.
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Shipping Weight: 47
Top Wood: Engelmann Spruce
Back Wood: Figured Maple
Nut Width: 1 1/8"
Scale: 13 7/8"
Bracing: Tone bar bracing
Inlays: MOP Dot fingerboard inlays
Neck Wood: Maple
Fretboard: 22 fret ebony fretboard 5 1/2"-11 5/8" Compound fingerboard radius
Nut Material: Bone
Saddle Spacing: 1 9/16"
Bridge: Collings adjustable ebony bridge
Tuners: Nickel Tuners with Ivoroid Buttons
Body Binding: Ivoroid
Headstock Shape: Unbound "Haircut" headstock
Headstock Overlay: Ebony peghead overlay
Headstock Inlay: Collings Logo
Frets To Body: 15
Neck Profile: V shaped neck profile
Body Depth: 1 13/16"
Lower Bout Width: 9 15/16"
Body Length: 12 7/8"
Total Length: 27 7/16"
Case: Hardshell Case Included
Misc. 1: Collings original one-piece tailpiece
Misc. 2: Satin nitrocellulose lacquer finish
Misc. 3: Adjustable truss rod
Misc. 4: Custom Sheraton Brown
Misc. 5: Mortise and tenon neck joint
Misc. 6: Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire
Misc. 7: F-soundholes
Misc. 8: 13 Degree headstock angle