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Thin, light, and exquisite, the City Limits Jazz commands attention. Built with a fully hollow Honduran mahogany body, carved European spruce top, and modern stylings, this sleek thin-bodied archtop is made for jazz.

Standard Features Include:

  • Fully carved european spruce top
  • Fully hollow mahogany body
  • Aged white ABS top/back/neck/peghead/pickguard binding
  • Black/white purflings
  • Aged white bound S-Holes
  • High gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish
  • Mahogany neck
  • Deluxe flared "Haircut" bound headstock
  • 15 degree headstock angle
  • Ebony peghead overlay with parallelogram inlay
  • Ebony fingerboard
  • Archtop mortise and tenon neck joint
  • 22 Frets, neck joins the body at the 16th fret
  • Medium-Fat "C" neck shape
  • 12" Fingerboard radius
  • 1 11/16" Bone nut
  • 25 1/2" Scale length
  • Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire
  • Mother of pearl parallelogram inlays
  • Fully adustable truss rod
  • Volume/tone thumbwheels mounted to floating ebony pickguard
  • Lollar floating "Johnny Smith" mini humbucker
  • Modern wiring scheme
  • CTS 500K pots and Xicon caps
  • Custom floating ebony bridge and tailpiece
  • Nickel Gotoh tuners with black buttons and 1:18 ratio
  • Recommended string gauge - D'Addario (.012"-.053" wound G-string)
  • Collings deluxe hardshell case by Ameritage

Finish Options:

  • Tobacco Sunburst
  • Amber Sunburst
  • Blonde

parallelogram inlays

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Mitch Watkins - Collings City Limits Jazz

Guitarist/producer Mitch Watkins plays a Collings City Limits Jazz. The audio used for this video comes from a mic'd '63 Fender Vibrolux amp blended with the signal from an Audio Technica 4033 condenser microphone placed in front of the guitar.

Mitch Watkins - Collings City Limits Jazz (Part 2)

Guitarist/producer Mitch Watkins plays Victor Young's "Stella by Starlight" on a Collings City Limits Jazz. The audio used for this video comes from a mic'd '63 Fender Vibrolux amp blended with the signal from an Audio Technica 4033 condenser microphone placed in front of the guitar.

Dimensions

  • Body Length: 19 1/2"
  • Body Depth at Side: 1 5/8"
  • Lower Bout Width: 15"
  • Total Length: 40 3/4"
  • Scale Length: 25 1/2"
  • Standard Nut Width: 1 11/16"

Strings

  • Factory Strings: D' Addario (.012"-.053" (wound G-string))
  • Recommended Gauges:
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