The C1 is a high quality full size nylon string guitar designed to provide aspiring young musicians with a comfortable first guitar that’s easy to learn on and play. Offered in full or 3/4 sizes, the C1 features a spruce top with mahogany back and sides, a wood-inlaid mosaic rosette, and a high gloss polyurethane finish. Like all Córdoba instruments, the C1 features premium Savarez strings and an adjustable truss rod for lifetime neck stability. Comes with a standard Córdoba gig bag.


Key Features

MSRP - $287 USD

  • Family:
    • Traditional
  • Style:
    • Classical
  • Construction:
    • Layered
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  • C1 Front
  • C1 Back
  • C1 Headstock
  • C1 Detail 1
Headstock LogoCordoba Arches Logo - Pearloid
Pickup TypeN / A
Frets to Body12
Fret Dimensions2.0mm (W) x 1.1mm (H)
Neck JointDovetail
Nut String Spacing42mm
Back Purfling Inlay Pattern & DimensionsN / A
Tuning Machines Vendor & ModelAlice AO-020B1
Back BindingBlack ABS
Tuning Machine Ratio14:1
Side Purfling Inlay Pattern & DimensionsN / A
Tuning Machine ButtonsPearl White
Top Purfling Pattern & DimensionsN / A
Electronics Vendor & ModelN / A
Middle PickupN / A
Battery PackN / A
Soundboard Thickness2.4mm
Battery Pack Installation LocationN / A
Waist Width241mm (9 1/2")
Target Instrument Weight3 lbs 3 oz / 1.5 kg
Number of Strings6
Does it contain shell?No
Shipper Carton Dimensions103 x 46 x 14 (cm)
Master Carton Dimensions104 x 60 x 15 (cm)
Item NumberGUCLCOR02675
Body TopSpruce
Top Bracing PatternFan
Soundhole Diameter84mm (3.3")
Top BindingBlack ABS
Side Purfling InlayN / A
Back and Sides WoodMahogany
Back Purfling InlayN / A
Neck MaterialMahogany
Scale Length650mm (25.6")
Neck ShapeC Shape
Nut Width52mm (2")
Neck Thickness 1st Fret21mm
Neck Thickness 9th Fret23mm
Truss RodDual Action
Truss Rod Wrench4mm Allen Key
Fingerboard MaterialPau Ferro
Fingerboard InlaysN / A
Frets Total19
ColorNatural (NAT)
FinishGloss Polyurethane
Bridge MaterialPau Ferro
Saddle MaterialComposite
Nut MaterialComposite
Tuning MachinesCordoba Gold with Pearl Buttons
Tap PlateN / A
ElectronicsN / A
ControlsN / A
StringsSavarez Cristal Corum High Tension 500CJ
Included CaseCordoba Standard Gig Bag - Full Size Classical
Upper Bout Width286mm (11 1/4")
Lower Bout Width371mm (14 5/8")
Body Depth Upper Bout95mm (3 3/4")
Body Length489mm (19 1/4")
Overall Length997mm (39 1/4")
Country of OriginChina

Due to ongoing product development efforts, specifications are subject to change without notice.

Protégé by Córdoba

The C1 is a part of the Protégé by Córdoba line, a series designed to provide aspiring young musicians with comfortable first instruments that are easy to learn on and play.