"Every day we try to make a better guitar, every day. You're trying to reach for more, trying to do better, not trying to do the same. A lot of companies are trying to do the same, and that's okay - that's their deal. We're trying to stretch that. Our goal is a little more." - Bill Collings

We've long regarded the Collings I-35 as one of, if not the best, semi-hollow bodied guitar on the market. Simply put, everything about them is just..right. Perfect weight, perfect neck carve, flawless build quality, playability, and tones. 

Strummed acoustically they have a gorgeous, dry/papery midrange which is perfect for late night strumming when plugging in isn't an option. Plugged in, the Throbak SLE101+ humbuckers deliver classic ES-335 tones. Similar to a Les Paul, but more complex and open sounding. Depending on your technique and rig, you can pull Fender-like twang, classic Gibson overdriven tones, or warm, smokey Jazz tones out of these guitars. Semi-hollows have earned their reputation for being extremely versatile for a reason (looking at you, Larry Carlton!). 


Jazz to rock, you can truly cover it all...and look damned good doing it with this aged Pelham Blue stunner! Priced with hardshell case. 

**Video clip is for tonal reference only and is not this actual guitar


  • Select maple top with mahogany body and neck
  • Inset maple center block
  • Black pickguard
  • Grained ivoroid top/back/neck/headstock binding
  • Slim contour F-holes
  • Aged nitrocellulose lacquer finish, full-body 
  • Unbound "Haircut" headstock
  • 15 degree headstock angle
  • Ebony peghead overlay with inlaid Collings logo
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Long mortise and tenon neck joint w/contoured heel
  • 22 frets, neck joins the body at the 19th fret
  • Medium-Fat "C" neck shape
  • 12" Fingerboard radius
  • 1 11/16" Bone nut
  • 24 7/8" Scale Length
  • Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire
  • Parallelogram fingerboard inlays
  • Fully adjustable truss rod
  • Black pickup rings and top hat knobs
  • Throbak SLE101+ pickups 
  • 1950's Style wiring scheme
  • CTS 500K pots and Xicon caps
  • Switchcraft toggle switch and output jack
  • Tonepros AVR-II bridge and tailpiece
  • Nickel Gotoh SG301 tuners w/ vintage-style buttons 1:18 ratio
  • Serial No.I35LC181118
  • 7lbs 3oz

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