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Collings 290 – 1959 Faded Crimson – Charlie Christian/NAMM Instrument

Serial Number: 161351

If you’re looking for a true Rock ‘n Roll guitar, the Collings 290 is impeccable. It’s tonal versatility is so broad, thanks to hand-wound P90 pickup and Charlie Christian neck pickup by Jason Lollar. Named after the Texas – Highway 290, the Collings 290 is more than just a guitar, it’s an American Classic.

Other specifications include:

  • Select solid mahogany body and neck
  • High gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish
  • Unbound “Haircut” headstock
  • 15 degree headstock angle
  • Ebony peghead overlay with inlaid Collings logo
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Long mortise and tenon neck joint w/contoured heel
  • 22 Frets, neck joins the body at the 16th fret
  • Medium-Fat “C” neck shape
  • 12″ Fingerboard radius
  • 1 11/16″ Bone nut
  • 24 7/8″ Scale length
  • Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire
  • Grained ivoroid dot fingerboard inlays
  • Fully adjustable truss rod
  • Black pickup cover and black top hat knobs
  • Lollar soapbar P90 bridge pickup
  • Lollar Charlie Chrisian hex neck pickup
  • 1950’s style wiring scheme
  • CTS 500K pots and Xicon caps
  • Switchcraft toggle switch and output jack
  • Tonepros Nashville tune-o-matic bridge and tailpiece
  • Nickel Gotoh SG301 tuners w/ vintage-style buttons 1:18 ratio
  • Recommended string guage – D’Addario EXL-115 (.011″-.049″)
  • Body Length    17″
  • Body Depth    1 5/8″
  • Lower Bout Width    13 1/2″
  • Total Length    38 1/2″
  • Collings deluxe hardshell case by Ameritage 
  • 7 lbs 9 oz
  • #161351

 For more information on the Collings 290 NAMM Instrument, please contact us.

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$3,060.00

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