Description

We can never recommend Collings' Traditional series guitars highly enough, especially when one comes in at a steal of a price! The Collings "Traditional" appointment package reflects a desire to get back to the great building techniques of the 1930's. With the OM1, they've turned good old Mahogany and Sitka into a very responsive guitar, with a warm, loose-feeling low end and delightful volume and punch. If you're an OM picker looking for that perfect do-it-all guitar, come check this one out. Aside from a couple of very minor dings in the finish and some wear on the pickguard, this pre-owned guitar is in great condition. Priced with its original handmade Collings vintage-style hard case.

Video features a previously sold model.

Specs

  • Select Sitka spruce top
  • Mahogany back & sides
  • Animal protein glue
  • Custom maple and rosewood strip rosette
  • Tortoise-style top/back body binding
  • Maple and rosewood purlfing with 1-style walnut backstrip
  • Custom Traditional Series pre-war scalloped bracing
  • No tongue brace
  • Tortoise-style celluloid pickguard
  • Extra thin high gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish
  • Mahogany neck
  • Square headstock with no volute
  • 15 degree headstock angle
  • Ebony peghead overlay with inlaid gold pearl Collings logo
  • Ebony fingerboard with ebony belly-style bridge
  • Mortise and tenon hybrid neck joint
  • 20 Frets, neck joins the body at the 14th fret
  • Traditional neck profile with 2 5/16" string spacing
  • 14"-26" Compound fingerboard radius
  • 1 3/4" bone nut 
  • Bone Drop-In Saddle
  • 25 1/2" Scale length
  • Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire
  • Mother of pearl dot fingerboard inlays
  • Fully adjustable truss rod
  • Tortoise bridge pins and end pin
  • Nickel Waverly tuners with 16:1 ratio
  • Recommended string gauge - D'Addario EJ-16 (.012"-.053")
  • Collings handmade Traditional hardshell case
  • Serial No. 28626

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