Cordoba C9 CD/MH Acoustic Nylon String Classical Guitar w/ Gigbag
Cordoba C9 CD/MH Acoustic Nylon String Classical Guitar
One of the original models in Cordobas Luthier series, the Cordoba C9 is built with the choice of a solid Canadian cedar top or solid European spruce top with solid mahogany back and sides. The C9 features a fan bracing pattern, which gives the center of the soundboard more surface area to vibrate and respond to the tension of the strings. A more responsive soundboard makes the guitar louder, and provides better tone. The C9 is the perfect choice for the serious classical guitarist, or for any player looking to upgrade to a concert-level instrument at an affordable price.
Like every guitar in the Luthier series, the C9 is built with Spanish heel construction, where the top of the guitar is attached to the neck, the sides are added next, and the guitars body is sealed by the installation of the back. This construction feature allows the entire instrument to vibrate as one unified piece. The C9 has the neck shape and flat fingerboard characteristic of traditional classical guitars, and includes the added benefit of a two-way truss rod built into the neck. Cordoba recently expanded upon the C9, offering two new options that appeal to guitarists from all backgrounds: the C9 Parlor, which has a 7/8 size body shape and 50mm nut width, and the C9 Crossover, which is a full size guitar with a slim neck profile, radiused fingerboard, and 48mm nut width.
Top: Solid Canadian ceder
Back & Sides: Solid mahogany
Binding/Bridge: Indian rosewood binding / Indian rosewood bridge
Purfling/Inlay: 6 ply colored wood top purfling, 3 ply maple and ebony back and side purfling
Rosette: Mother-of-Pearl and ebony "Esteso" weave
Finish: High Gloss PU
Neck/Fingerboard: Mahogany neck / Rosewood fingerboard
Truss Rod: Two-way adjustable, 4mm
Scale Length: 650mm (25.6")
Nut Width: 52mm (2.04")
String Spacing at Saddle: 59mm
Fret Marker Inlays: Mother-of-Pearl at 5, 7, 9
Number of Frets: 12 to body, 19 total
Bracing/Build: Spanish fan bracing
Body Width & Length: 290mm (11.4") at upper bout, 370mm (14.6") at lower bout
Overall Length: 39"
Body Depth: 95mm (3.7") at upper bout, 97mm (3.8") at lower bout
Tuning Machines: Cordoba Premium Gold Tuning Machines
Original Retail Price (msrp) - $1,050.00
This is a refurbished instrument. These guitars are sent directly from the manufacturer to the authorized refurbishing center where they are fully inspected and cleared by a certified technician. The guitars are sent there for many reasons, including: Cosmetic flaws, Minor repairs & Discontinued models.
Most of the Instruments that we sell have no flaws. For any that do, we will describe the flaw or repair in the listing and include a photo if it is visible. Some item specifics may vary from stock description above. "The actual guitar for sale is shown in the photographs"
All of our guitars come with a new standard factory setup, but may require a small amount of fine tuning to fit the players personal taste. In order to prevent false warranty claims, the guitar is given a new serial number and the back of the headstock is lightly stamped "used" or "2nd" by the authorized refurbishing center. These guitars are the next best thing to buying new!
The guitar had a minor bridge repair (re-glue) by an Authorized Licenced Technician. It is hardly noticeable and does not affect the guitars tone, play-ability or structural integrity in any way. It also had a minor finish flaw on the neck along the fret board repaired and it is also nearly non detectable. Otherwise, it is in like new mint condition. Save Big!Two free months of unlimited live group lessons from Takelessons online virtual Classroom ($40 value) Included with every instrument!