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CollingsCW Indian A

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Named after the well-loved Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, Kansas, the Collings Winfield is a highly modified version of our standard dreadnought that features options commonly requested by flatpicking specialists. The combination of the stiff Adirondack spruce top with enlarged soundhole, supported by a top bracing pattern based on the earliest 14-fret dreadnoughts, make the CW a bluegrass powerhouse. Everything about this model is designed to provide plenty of headroom and projection for aggressive playing, but not at the expense of good tone.

Standard Features Include:

  • Select Adirondack spruce top
  • East Indian rosewood back and sides
  • Large soundhole with grained ivoroid and wood nitrate rosette
  • Grained ivoroid top/back/neck binding
  • Herringbone trim with matching 2-style backstrip
  • Pre-war scalloped Adirondack braces w/no tongue brace
  • Dalmatian-style celluloid pickguard
  • High gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish
  • Mahogany neck
  • Square headstock with volute
  • 15 degree headstock angle
  • Ebony peghead overlay with inlaid Collings logo
  • Ebony fingerboard with ebony belly-style bridge
  • Mortise and tenon hybrid neck joint
  • 21 Frets, neck joins the body at the 14th fret
  • Modified V neck profile with 2 1/4" string spacing
  • 14"-26" Compound fingerboard radius
  • 1 23/32" Bone nut and cutthrough saddle
  • 25 1/2" Scale length
  • Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire
  • No fingerboard inlays
  • Fully adjustable truss rod
  • Ebony bridge pins and end pin
  • Nickel Waverly tuners with 16:1 ratio
  • Recommended string gauge - D'Addario EJ-17 (.013"-.056")
  • Collings deluxe hardshell case by TKL

Finish Options:

Bone Nut

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  • Body Length: 20"
  • Body Depth at Side: 4 7/8"
  • Lower Bout Width: 15 5/8"
  • Total Length: 40 1/4"
  • Scale Length: 25 1/2"
  • Standard Nut Width: 1 23/32"


  • Factory Strings: D'Addario EJ-17 (.013"-.056")
  • Recommended Gauges:
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