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C9



ABOUT

One of the original models in Cordoba’s 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 guitar’s 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.
 
Aesthetic touches like the mother-of-pearl weave rosette inspired by a 1920’s Domingo Esteso guitar add a touch of vintage elegance to this best-seller. Other premium features include an rosewood fingerboard, rosewood bridge, high gloss finish, and Savarez Cristal Corum strings. The C9 includes Cordoba’s lightweight polyfoam case. 



OPTIONS

Available with solid Indian rosewood back and sides (C10).
Available in 7/8 size (C9 Parlor).
Available with slimmer neck profile and thinner nut width (C9 Crossover).

TopSolid European spruce or Canadian cedar
Back & SidesSolid mahogany
Binding/BridgeIndian rosewood binding / Indian rosewood bridge
Purfling/Inlay6 ply colored wood top purfling, 3 ply maple and ebony back and side purfling
RosetteMother-of-Pearl and ebony "Esteso" weave
FinishHigh Gloss PU
Neck/FingerboardMahogany neck / Rosewood fingerboard / Traditional (Classical) Style Neck
Truss RodTwo-way adjustable, 4mm
Scale Length650mm (25.6")
Nut Width52mm (2.04")
String Spacing at Saddle59mm
Fret Marker InlaysMother-of-Pearl at 5, 7, 9
Nut/SaddleBone
Number of Frets12 to body, 19 total
Bracing/BuildSpanish fan bracing
Body Width & Length290mm (11.4") at upper bout, 370mm (14.6") at lower bout
Overall Length39"
Body Depth95mm (3.7") at upper bout, 97mm (3.8") at lower bout
Tuning MachinesCordoba Premium Gold Tuning Machines
Strings Savarez Cristal Corum High Tension 500CJ
ElectronicsNA
Tap Plate/Pick GuardNA
CaseCordoba Polyfoam Case
Specs are subject to change.

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