Collings C10-35 Jet Black Top Upgrade
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The pre-war era of American flattop guitar making has come to be known as "golden" for a reason. Lauded for its short but brilliant periods of construction innovation, the years from 1930-1942 were filled with new instrument runs that featured bracing, fret access and body dimension changes that would define the features and sounds of the modern acoustic guitar. Emerging out of our fascination with this era of guitar making history, Collings is proud to introduce the C10-35 As the newest addition to our acoustic line-up, the C10-35 brings a new voice to one of our favorite body sizes. This limited-production model features specially selected ultra-lightweight tonewoods, non-scalloped Adirondack bracing, a long cutthrough saddle, and other vintage-inspired features for an entirely
new C10 experience. Like its big brother, the popular CJ-35 model, the C10-35 produces dry punchy tone with a snarly attack and incredibly even response in a compact and comfortable package.
Top Sitka spruce
Back & Sides Honduran mahogany
Neck Honduran mahogany
Body Binding Ivoroid with no purfling
Fingerboard Binding None
Peghead Binding None
Bridge Wenge straight-style with 2 5/16" spacing
Fingerboard Wenge with MOP long dots
Bridge Pins/End Pin Ivoroid with no dot
Nut Bone, 1 3/4"
Saddle Bone, cutthrough
Neck Profile Vintage Now
Peghead Profile Haircut
Neck Joint Mortise & tenon hybrid
Truss Rod Fully adjustable
Frets Medium 18% nickel-silver
Peghead Veneer Ebony with Ivoroid Collings Logo
Tuners Nickel Waverly w/ Ivoroid buttons (16:1 ratio)
Backstrip 1-style (Walnut)
Rosette Simple ivoroid with b/w purfling
Scale Length 24 7/8"
Brace Material Adirondack spruce w/ abreviated tongue brace
Brace Pattern Pre-war non-scalloped X-brace (2 tone bars)
Fingerboard Radius 14" - 26" compound
Body Finish High gloss nitrocellulose lacquer
Neck Finish High gloss polyester resin
Strings D'Addario EJ-16 (.012"- .053)
Case Deluxe hardshell case by TKL
Neck Profile Diagram
*Actual measurements may vary slightly due to hand-sanding and finishing variables.
Body Length 19 1/4"
Body Depth 4 1/4"
Lower Bout Width 14 3/4"
Total Length 40"