Collings City Limits Jazz Blonde w/ Broken Glass Inlays

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"Every day we try to make a better guitar, every day. You're trying to reach for more, trying to do better, not trying to do the same. A lot of companies are trying to do the same, and that's okay - that's their deal. We're trying to stretch that. Our goal is a little more." - Bill Collings

Just in from Collings Guitars -- a rare CL Jazz in Blonde finish! The CL Jazz is the most complex-sounding thin-bodied archtop we know, with plenty of punch and volume for acoustic playing, and a velvety smooth sound when amplified. The Blonde finish lets this guitar's gorgeous European Spruce top shine through; and you won't find a finer gig-ready jazz guitar anywhere in the world. Priced with Ameritage hard case!

Pictured guitar is in stock. Video sample reflects a previously-sold CL Jazz with identical specs and a different finish.

Interested? We may have another on the way.
  • Fully carved european spruce top
  • Fully hollow mahogany body
  • Aged white ABS top/back/neck/peghead/pickguard binding
  • Black/white purflings
  • Aged white bound S-Holes
  • High gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish
  • Mahogany neck
  • Deluxe flared "Haircut" bound headstock
  • 15 degree headstock angle
  • Ebony peghead overlay with parallelogram inlay
  • Ebony fingerboard
  • Archtop mortise and tenon neck joint
  • 22 Frets, neck joins the body at the 16th fret
  • Medium-Fat "C" neck shape
  • 12" Fingerboard radius
  • 1 11/16" Bone nut
  • 25 1/2" Scale length
  • Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire
  • Mother of pearl parallelogram inlays
  • Fully adustable truss rod
  • Volume/tone thumbwheels mounted to floating ebony pickguard
  • Lollar floating "Johnny Smith" mini humbucker
  • Modern wiring scheme
  • CTS 500K pots and Jupiter Yellow Vintage Tone capacitors
  • Custom floating ebony bridge and tailpiece
  • Nickel Gotoh tuners with black buttons and 1:18 ratio
  • Recommended string gauge - D'Addario (.012"-.053" wound G-string)
  • Serial No. CLJ17154

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