Collings City Limits, Acidwash Charcoal Burst - Pre-Owned

$5,500
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Collings never fails to breathe new life into classic designs.  With its solid Honduran Mahogany body, hand-selected premium Quilted Maple top, and a carefully hand-set mortise and tenon neck joint, this Collings City Limits Deluxe brings tonal complexity and sustain to the table in spades. 

Through rigorous hand sanding between coats, Collings achieves a nitrocellulose lacquer finish that measures between .005-.007” in thickness. Due to its thin lacquer, the Collings City Limits Dlx produces an excellent acoustic response, all while maintaining great protection. This City Limits Dlx is equipped with a pair of Throbak ER custom MXV humbuckers to capture its airy top end and balanced midrange; delivering a tight bass response, complex overtones, and full-bodied character. All within a sleekly contoured body, Collings had added comfort and style to an American classic.


  • Construction: Solid body
  • Body: Honduran mahogany
  • Top: Highly-figured premium quilted maple
  • Neck: Honduran mahogany
  • Binding: Non-grained ivoroid
  • Bridge: Kluson ABR-1 (nickel-plated zinc w/ retaining wire)
  • Tailpiece: Kluson Stop Tailpiece (nickel-plated zinc, steel studs)
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood w/ MOP long dots
  • Pickups: ThroBak ER MXV Humbuckers
  • Knobs: Cream top hat
  • Pickup rings: Cream
  • Nut width: 1-11/16"
  • Scale length: 24-7/8"
  • Weight: 8 lb 4 oz
  • Neck joint: Extra-long mortise & tenon
  • Tuners: Nickel Gotoh w/ Collings logo
  • Wiring: 50's Style
  • Fingerboard radius: 12"
  • Guitar finish: High gloss nitrocellulose lacquer, acid-wash charcoal sunburst
  • SN: CL13699

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Collings Electric Guitars

Bill Collings came from a family of engineers, who inspired his meticulous attention to detail and boundless curiosity. 

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