The Protégé by Córdoba C100M is full size nylon string guitar with a spruce top, mahogany back and sides and satin finish. This guitar is perfect for a beginner who is just breaking into the nylon-string world. Like all Córdoba guitars, the C100M comes equipped with a lightweight adjustable truss rod for lifetime neck stability. Comes with a gig bag and digital clip-on tuner.


Key Features

MSRP - $220 USD

  • Family:
    • Traditional
  • Style:
    • Classical
  • Construction:
    • Layered
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  • C100M Front
  • C100M Back
  • C100M Detail 1
  • C100M Detail 2
Pickup TypeN / A
Waist Width241mm (9 1/2")
Electronics Vendor & ModelN / A
Headstock LogoN/A
Number of Strings6
Target Instrument Weight3 lbs 3 oz / 1.5 kg
Nut String Spacing41mm
Back Purfling Inlay Pattern & DimensionsN / A
Battery Pack Installation LocationN / A
Battery PackN / A
Middle PickupNone
Tuning Machines Vendor & ModelAlice AO-020B1
Tuning Machine Ratio14:1
Tuning Machine ButtonsPearl White
Neck JointDovetail
Frets to Body12
Back BindingBlack ABS
Does it contain shell?No
Side Purfling Inlay Pattern & DimensionsN / A
Top Purfling Pattern & DimensionsN / A
Item Number02693
Body TopSpruce
Top Bracing PatternFan
Soundhole Diameter84mm (3 1/3")
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)
FinishSatin Polyurethane
Bridge MaterialPau Ferro
Saddle MaterialComposite
Nut MaterialComposite
Tuning MachinesCordoba Gold with Pearl Buttons
Tap PlateN / A
ElectronicsN / 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 Depth Lower Bout100mm (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 C100M is 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.