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Collings C100 Steel String Guitar Natural Finish


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The Collings C100 is a full size steel string acoustic with ‘Parlor’ type dimensions, providing great representation throughout the sonic range.

Available in two versions, the Collings C100 series starts with the model seen here, pairing a Sitka Spruce top with Honduran Mahogany for the sides, back, body blocks and neck. The head plate, fingerboard and bridge are ebony. The Collings logo and position markers are Mother of Pearl. The C100 Deluxe, adds Indian Rosewood for the sides and back and includes binding around the fingerboard and head stock.   The tuners are open-gear Waverly models built in Bozeman, Montana, and that’s about it for hardware.  These models are strictly acoustic, with no electronics installed.

More From The Builder On The Collings C100:

“As the bigger, bolder cousin to our classic C10 model and the newest body shape in our acoustic line up, the C100 combines parlor-style proportions with the power and volume of a large-bodied instrument. With a nearly 16” lower bout and 4 ¾” body depth, the C100 offers no shortage of solid, low-end response, yet the narrow waist and non-scalloped bracing design provide exceptional balance and clarity typically found only in smaller-bodied instruments. Whether you’re a flatpicker, fingerstyle player, or something in between, the C100 offers impressive versatility and just might be the ideal companion for singer-songwriters looking to fill the room with sound while still leaving space for vocals to shine through. “

Collings C100 models are sold with the original Collings branded hard shell case by TKL.

Please Note!  Collings prices are shown in U.S. Dollars. 

Collings C100 Specifications:


  • Top Sitka spruce
  • Back & Sides Honduran mahogany
  • Neck Honduran mahogany
  • Body Binding Ivoroid with rope purfling
  • Fingerboard Binding None
  • Peghead Binding None
  • Bridge Ebony belly-style with 2 3/16″ spacing
  • Fingerboard Ebony with MOP long dots
  • Fingerboard Radius 14″ – 26″ compound
  • Bridge Pins/End Pin Ebony with MOP dot
  • Nut Bone, 1 11/16″
  • Saddle Bone, drop-in
  • Neck Profile C-shape
  • Peghead Profile Haircut
  • Neck Joint Mortise & tenon hybrid
  • Truss Rod Fully adjustable
  • Frets Medium 18% nickel-silver
  • Peghead Veneer Ebony with MOP Collings logo
  • Tuners Nickel Waverly (16:1 ratio)
  • Backstrip 1-style (Walnut)
  • Rosette Ivoroid with b/w purfling
  • Scale Length 25 1/2″
  • Brace Material Sitka spruce
  • Brace Pattern Pre-war non-scalloped X-brace
  • Body Finish High gloss nitrocellulose lacquer
  • Neck Finish High gloss polyester resin
  • Pickguard Tortoise
  • Strings D’Addario EJ-17 (.013″- .056″)
  • Case Deluxe hard-shell case by TKL


Price: $7,850.00 CAD
  • Model: C100
  • Year: Current
  • Finish Gloss Natural
  • Class: New
  • Serial Number: Varies as New
  • Country of Origin: USA
  • Condition: Brand New
  • Date Posted: 04/02/2021

  • Not Consignment

  • Including original Hard case
  • Instrument Weight: 4.18lbs 1.9kg
  • Scale Length: 25.5in 647.6mm
  • Nut Width: 1.694in 43.02mm
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