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Cordoba Protege C1 1/4

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$159.00

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Protégé by Córdoba, a line of high quality instruments created to provide aspiring young guitarists with a comfortable first guitar that’s easy to learn on and play. C1 1/4 designed for ages 4-6 years old, 3'3" - 3'9 tall
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The Cordoba C1 ¼ is a quarter size nylon string Spanish style guitar featuring a 480mm or 18.9” scale length.  It belongs to the Protégé by Cordoba line, a series of high quality instruments created to provide aspiring young guitarists with a comfortable first guitar that’s easy to learn on and play.  Offered in full, half, three-quarter, and one-quarter sizes, the Protégé by Cordoba models feature the classic combination spruce tops with mahogany back and sides, rosewood bridges, rosewood fingerboards, a Hauser-style wood-inlaid mosaic rosette, nickel tuning machines, premium Savarez® strings, and a high gloss polyurethane finish. All Protégé by Cordoba guitars also include a two-way truss rod and a Cordoba gig bag.

The C1 ¼ comes strung with high tension Savarez guitar strings, which are meant to be used in standard E tuning. Because the scale length of this guitar is so short, the tension will be somewhat low compared to a full sized guitar, but will still play well in standard tuning. The C1 ¼ can be tuned up as high as a minor third up to G standard tuning, which will increase the tension, but any tunings higher than this will require a low tension set of strings to reduce stress on the guitar. We recommend using our Guilele strings to tune up to A standard, but regular high tension nylon guitar strings will work for E tuning.

Top Spruce
Back & Sides Mahogany
Binding/Bridge ABS Binding / Rosewood bridge
Rosette Mosaic inlay
Finish High Gloss PU
Neck/Fingerboard Mahogany Neck / Rosewood Fingerboard Traditional (Classical) Style Neck
Truss Rod Yes (4mm)
Scale Length 480mm
Nut Width 45mm (1.75")
String Spacing at Saddle 55mm
Fret Marker Inlays 5, 7, 9
Nut/Saddle Composite
Number of Frets 12 to body, 19 total
Bracing/Build Fan Bracing
Body Width & Length 9" at upper bout // 11 5/8" at the lower bout // 15.25" body length // 31.75" overall length
Overall Length 31.75"
Body Depth 3" at upper and lower bout
Tuning Machines Gold tuners with Pearl buttons
Strings Savarez Cristal Corum in High Tension 500CJ
Electronics NA
Tap Plate/Pick Guard NA
Case Standard Cordoba gig bag
Specs are subject to change.

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