SJ Small Jumbo - Maple

Features:

  • Small Jumbo body with 14 fret neck joint and Haircut headstock
  • Select Sitka spruce top with pre-war scalloped Sitka X-bracing
  • Ebony bridge, bone saddle and Ivoriod b/w rosette
  • European flamed maple back/sides with triple Ivoroid binding
  • Flamed maple neck with ivoroid bound Ebony fretboard
  • MOP diamond & squares fretboard inlays
  • 25-1/2” scale length and 1-11/16” bone nut
  • Ivoroid bound headstock with MOP headstock inlay
  • Waverly butterbean gold open gear tuners

Description from www.collingsguitars.com

“The SJ is our version of what is commonly called a small Jumbo. Although the 16 inch lower bout is slightly wider than a dreadnought, and the sides almost as deep, the tight curve at the waist creates in a very different sound chamber. SJs, especially examples in maple, typically have a more pronounced midrange response when compared to a dreadnought, making them ideal candidates for a rounded cutaway. Players looking for the bass and overall volume of a large guitar, but with lots of treble clarity and midrange crunch, often find just what they need in the curvaceous SJ.”

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