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Collings MT Mandolin Engelmann Spruce and Maple A Style with Custom Black Gloss Top ID-8762


Collings MT Mandolin Engelmann Spruce and Maple A Style with Custom Black Gloss Top

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 custom Black Gloss top is a wonderful fully carved Engelmann spruce with 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.

The MT is our 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 our higher end models. With a fully carved Englemann spruce top and maple back and sides, the MT is undoubtedly one of the best values out there in a professional quality A-style mandolin.

To complete the package, this custom MT also features custom ivoroid bindings and Nickel tuners with ivoroid buttons.

Hardshell case is included

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Collings MT


Shipping Weight: 20

Serial: A3096

Top Wood: Engelmann Spruce

Back Wood: Maple

Nut Width: 1 1/8"

Scale: 13 7/8"

Bracing: Tone bar bracing

Inlays: Dot fingerboard inlays

Neck Wood: Maple

Fretboard: 22 fret ebony fretboard

Nut Material: Bone

Bridge: Collings adjustable ebony bridge

Tuners: Nickel Tuners with Ivoroid Buttons

Body Binding: Ivoroid

Headstock Overlay: Ebony peghead overlay

Headstock Inlay: Collings Logo

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. 3: Adjustable truss rod

Misc. 4: Custom Gloss Top