Best Classical Guitars With 2.047" (52mm) Nut Width in 2024

Here are the top Classical style guitars with 2.047" (52mm) nut width.

After comparing the 2000+ guitars in our database, these are the best scoring ones with these characteristics. You can use our filters to the left to narrow down these results, or click on "Compare" to get a deep comparison between them. Our automated scoring system takes into account the ratings from ours users who own the guitar, and dozens of parameters to determine the build quality, playability, pickups quality, value for money, and more.

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1. Yamaha NCX5

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Playability 73
Sound 86
Build quality 82
Value for money 75
Overall Score 80

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  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (15 votes)
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  • From Yamaha's 2020 NX series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.6"'' scale
  • Flat Fretboard Radius
  • Solid European Spruce top
  • Solid Walnut back
  • Solid Walnut sides
  • African Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Atmosfeel (Undersaddle Pickup + Contact Sensor + Mic) (Preamp/Active)
  • Ebony + Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Gold w/ Black Shaft (35G1800-BB) tuners
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  • From Yamaha's 2020 NX series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.6"'' scale
  • Flat Fretboard Radius
  • Solid European Spruce top
  • Solid Walnut back
  • Solid Walnut sides
  • African Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Atmosfeel (Undersaddle Pickup + Contact Sensor + Mic) (Preamp/Active)
  • Ebony + Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Gold w/ Black Shaft (35G1800-BB) tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Yamaha NCX5
  • Made in Japan
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Electronics
  • Bone Saddle
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Solid Side Wood
  • Solid Back Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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2. Washburn C64SCE

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Playability 70
Sound 81
Build quality 70
Value for money 84
Overall Score 74

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  • Neck profile shape: C (1 vote)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (1 vote)
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  • From Washburn's 2023 Classical series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.591"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Engineered Wood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman Classica II (Preamp/Active)
  • Alternative bridge
  • Acoustic Washburn Classical Set neck
  • 19 Medium frets
  • Classical Gold tuners
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  • From Washburn's 2023 Classical series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.591"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Engineered Wood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman Classica II (Preamp/Active)
  • Alternative bridge
  • Acoustic Washburn Classical Set neck
  • 19 Medium frets
  • Classical Gold tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Washburn C64SCE
  • Expensive Wood
  • NuBone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Electronics
  • NuBone Saddle
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • Laminated Side Wood
  • Laminated Back Wood
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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3. Alvarez CF6CE

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Playability 70
Sound 81
Build quality 72
Value for money 79
Overall Score 74
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  • From Alvarez's 2022 Cadiz series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.984"'' scale
  • Flat Fretboard Radius
  • Solid AA Sitka Spruce top
  • Cypress back
  • Cypress sides
  • Mahogany Ebony Mahogany neck
  • Indian Laurel/Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up (Preamp/Active)
  • Bi-Level Indian Laurel/Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
  • 19 Medium frets
  • Chrome with Ebony Style Buttons tuners
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  • From Alvarez's 2022 Cadiz series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.984"'' scale
  • Flat Fretboard Radius
  • Solid AA Sitka Spruce top
  • Cypress back
  • Cypress sides
  • Mahogany Ebony Mahogany neck
  • Indian Laurel/Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up (Preamp/Active)
  • Bi-Level Indian Laurel/Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
  • 19 Medium frets
  • Chrome with Ebony Style Buttons tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Alvarez CF6CE
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Electronics
  • Bone Saddle
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • Laminated Side Wood
  • Laminated Back Wood
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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4. Cort AC160CF

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Playability 70
Sound 79
Build quality 70
Value for money 83
Overall Score 73
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  • From Cort's 2020 Classic series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.6"'' scale
  • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
  • Spruce top
  • Macassar Ebony back
  • Macassar Ebony sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Merbau fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman Presys II (Preamp/Active)
  • Merbau bridge
  • Acoustic Cort Set neck
  • 19 Medium frets
  • Classical Style tuners
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  • From Cort's 2020 Classic series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.6"'' scale
  • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
  • Spruce top
  • Macassar Ebony back
  • Macassar Ebony sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Merbau fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman Presys II (Preamp/Active)
  • Merbau bridge
  • Acoustic Cort Set neck
  • 19 Medium frets
  • Classical Style tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Cort AC160CF
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Electronics
  • Bone Saddle
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • Laminated Top Wood
  • Laminated Side Wood
  • Laminated Back Wood
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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    5. Harley Benton CG-300CE NT

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    Playability 78
    Sound 76
    Build quality 60
    Value for money 91
    Overall Score 71
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    • From Harley Benton's 2018 Standard series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 14.016"'' scale
    • 15.827" Fretboard Radius
    • Spruce top
    • Agathis back
    • Agathis sides
    • Agathis neck
    • Roseacer fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Built-in system (Preamp/Active)
    • Roseacer bridge
    • Acoustic Modern C Set neck
    • 19 Medium frets
    • Classical Machine heads tuners
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    • 1 Prices - New from €89 >
    • From Harley Benton's 2018 Standard series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 14.016"'' scale
    • 15.827" Fretboard Radius
    • Spruce top
    • Agathis back
    • Agathis sides
    • Agathis neck
    • Roseacer fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Built-in system (Preamp/Active)
    • Roseacer bridge
    • Acoustic Modern C Set neck
    • 19 Medium frets
    • Classical Machine heads tuners
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    Harley Benton CG-300CE NT
    • Electronics
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in China
    • No Expensive Woods
    • No High-Quality Nut
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • Low-Quality Material Saddle
    • Laminated Top Wood
    • Laminated Side Wood
    • Laminated Back Wood
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    6. Yamaha GC42C

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    Playability 73
    Sound 84
    Build quality 82
    Value for money 65
    Overall Score 80

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: C (14 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (15 votes)
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    • 4 Prices - New from $4,299.99 >
    • From Yamaha's 2014 GC / GCX series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25.6"'' scale
    • Flat Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Western Redcedar top
    • Solid Madagascar Rosewood back
    • Solid Madagascar Rosewood sides
    • African Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • Indian Rosewood bridge
    • Acoustic C Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gold (YTM-81) tuners
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    • 4 Prices - New from $4,299.99 >
    • From Yamaha's 2014 GC / GCX series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25.6"'' scale
    • Flat Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Western Redcedar top
    • Solid Madagascar Rosewood back
    • Solid Madagascar Rosewood sides
    • African Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • Indian Rosewood bridge
    • Acoustic C Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gold (YTM-81) tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Yamaha GC42C
    • Made in Japan
    • Expensive Wood
    • Bone Nut
    • Bone Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Solid Side Wood
    • Solid Back Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • No Electronics
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    7. Yamaha GC42S

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    Playability 73
    Sound 84
    Build quality 82
    Value for money 65
    Overall Score 80

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: C (14 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (15 votes)
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    • 3 Prices - New from $4,299.99 >
    • From Yamaha's 2014 GC / GCX series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25.6"'' scale
    • Flat Fretboard Radius
    • Solid European Spruce or Solid Hokkaido Spruce top
    • Solid Madagascar Rosewood back
    • Solid Madagascar Rosewood sides
    • African Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • Indian Rosewood bridge
    • Acoustic C Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gold (YTM-81) tuners
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    • 3 Prices - New from $4,299.99 >
    • From Yamaha's 2014 GC / GCX series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25.6"'' scale
    • Flat Fretboard Radius
    • Solid European Spruce or Solid Hokkaido Spruce top
    • Solid Madagascar Rosewood back
    • Solid Madagascar Rosewood sides
    • African Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • Indian Rosewood bridge
    • Acoustic C Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gold (YTM-81) tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Yamaha GC42S
    • Made in Japan
    • Expensive Wood
    • Bone Nut
    • Bone Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Solid Side Wood
    • Solid Back Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • No Electronics
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    8. Yamaha GC32C

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    Playability 73
    Sound 84
    Build quality 79
    Value for money 74
    Overall Score 79

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: C (14 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (15 votes)
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    • 3 Prices - New from $1,899.99 >
    • From Yamaha's 2014 GC / GCX series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25.6"'' scale
    • Flat Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Western Redcedar top
    • Solid Rosewood back
    • Solid Rosewood sides
    • African Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • Indian Rosewood bridge
    • Acoustic C Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gold (YTM-81) tuners
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    Show all Specs
    • 3 Prices - New from $1,899.99 >
    • From Yamaha's 2014 GC / GCX series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25.6"'' scale
    • Flat Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Western Redcedar top
    • Solid Rosewood back
    • Solid Rosewood sides
    • African Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • Indian Rosewood bridge
    • Acoustic C Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gold (YTM-81) tuners
    • See all specs and compare >
    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Yamaha GC32C
    • Made in Japan
    • Expensive Wood
    • Bone Nut
    • Bone Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Solid Side Wood
    • Solid Back Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • No Electronics
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    9. Yamaha GC32S

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    Playability 73
    Sound 84
    Build quality 79
    Value for money 74
    Overall Score 79

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: C (14 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (15 votes)
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    • 2 Prices - New from $1,899.99 >
    • From Yamaha's 2014 GC / GCX series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25.6"'' scale
    • Flat Fretboard Radius
    • Solid European Spruce top
    • Solid Rosewood back
    • Solid Rosewood sides
    • African Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • Indian Rosewood bridge
    • Acoustic C Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gold (YTM-81) tuners
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    Show all Specs
    • 2 Prices - New from $1,899.99 >
    • From Yamaha's 2014 GC / GCX series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25.6"'' scale
    • Flat Fretboard Radius
    • Solid European Spruce top
    • Solid Rosewood back
    • Solid Rosewood sides
    • African Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • Indian Rosewood bridge
    • Acoustic C Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gold (YTM-81) tuners
    • See all specs and compare >
    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Yamaha GC32S
    • Made in Japan
    • Expensive Wood
    • Bone Nut
    • Bone Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Solid Side Wood
    • Solid Back Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • No Electronics
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    10. Yamaha NCX3C

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    Playability 73
    Sound 84
    Build quality 70
    Value for money 76
    Overall Score 76

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: C (14 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (15 votes)
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    • 6 Prices - New from $1,049.99 >
    • From Yamaha's 2020 NX series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.6"'' scale
    • Flat Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Western Redcedar top
    • Solid Walnut back
    • Solid Walnut sides
    • African Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Atmosfeel (Undersaddle Pickup + Contact Sensor + Mic) (Preamp/Active)
    • Ebony + Walnut bridge
    • Acoustic C Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gold w/ Matte Black Shaft (RM1388NB-B06) tuners
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    • 6 Prices - New from $1,049.99 >
    • From Yamaha's 2020 NX series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.6"'' scale
    • Flat Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Western Redcedar top
    • Solid Walnut back
    • Solid Walnut sides
    • African Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Atmosfeel (Undersaddle Pickup + Contact Sensor + Mic) (Preamp/Active)
    • Ebony + Walnut bridge
    • Acoustic C Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gold w/ Matte Black Shaft (RM1388NB-B06) tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Yamaha NCX3C
    • Expensive Wood
    • Electronics
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Solid Side Wood
    • Solid Back Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in China
    • No High-Quality Nut
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • Low-Quality Material Saddle
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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