Description

"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

We rarely see used Eastside Jazz LC's so we're thrilled to have this one in the shop! 

The Eastside Jazz LC is the perfect archtop for players who tend to shy away from large-bodied archtops (L-5, ES-175, etc...) but want that classic vibe and tone. The thin 15" body definitely provides a far more comfortable playing experience not dissimilar from playing, say, a Gibson ES-125 and an ES-125 T. 

Played acoustically, the slim body accentuates the midrange and provides a snappy, lively feel - perfect for late night practicing. Plugged in, you'd never know you're playing a thin-bodied archtop - the Lollar Charlie Christian pickup delivers as round, full, and inspiring a tone as any old-school archtop we've played. 

Condition: Excellent, save for a small chip in the clear coat by the nut (bass side). 

There is a simplicity and elegance to Eastside Jazz LC that we find very attractive. Just a gorgeous playing, sounding, and looking guitar! Price includes hard case by Ameritage.

Specs

  • Select figured maple laminate body & mahogany neck
  • 15" fully hollow construction with parallel bracing
  • Aged white top/back binding
  • Graceful unbound S-Holes
  • High gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish
  • Unbound flared peghead
  • 15 degree headstock angle
  • Ebony peghead overlay with inlaid Collings logo
  • Rosewood or 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
  • 24 7/8" Scale length
  • Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire
  • Mother of pearl dot fingerboard inlays
  • Fully adjustable truss rod
  • Black phenolic pickup ring and black or amber top hat knobs
  • Single Lollar Charlie Christian pickup
  • Modern wiring scheme
  • CTS 500K pots and Jupiter Yellow Vintage Tone capacitors
  • Custom floating ebony bridge and tailpiece
  • Switchcraft output jack
  • Nickel Gotoh SG301 tuners w/ vintage-style buttons 1:18 ratio
  • Recommended string gauge - D'Addario (.012"-.052" wound G)
  • Serial No. ESJLC17050

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