The Collings MT2 Varnish has a huge, open sound, with remarkable depth and complexity (much like the effect we hear varnish producing in a mahogany dreadnought guitar). Their best figured Maple ~ paired with a Red Spruce top - produces an A-style mandolin to make the F models cower in a corner at a bluegrass jam. Lustrous dark sunburst finish enhances the extremely classy Collings aesthetic and gives the mandolin a decades-old look right out of the case. Please feel free to contact us for an in-hand description! Priced with hard case.


  • Select Adirondack spruce top
  • Premium figured maple back, sides and neck
  • Parallel tone bar bracing
  • F-soundholes
  • Grained ivoroid top/back/neck & peghead binding
  • Black/white purflings
  • Full gloss varnish finish
  • Bound "Haircut" headstock
  • 13 Degree headstock angle
  • Ebony peghead overlay w/Collings logo and flourish inlay
  • Ebony fingerboard
  • Mortise and tenon neck joint
  • 22-frets, neck joins the body at the 15th fret
  • V shaped neck profile with 1 9/16" string spacing
  • 5 1/2"-11 5/8" Compound fingerboard radius
  • 1 1/8" Bone nut
  • 13 7/8" Scale length
  • Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire
  • Mother of pearl dot fingerboard inlays
  • Fully adjustable truss rod
  • Custom adjustable floating ebony bridge
  • Collings original hand-engraved one-piece nickel or gold tailpiece
  • Nickel or gold tuners with black or pearl buttons
  • Recommended string gauge - D'Addario J-74 (.011"-.040")
  • Serial No. A4329

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