The New Collings "Traditional" appointment package reflects a desire to get back to the great building techniques of the 1930's. The first thing you notice when picking up this OM1A Traditional is how light it is -- shockingly so, compared to your average Collings OM. It's effortlessly responsive, with a huge and loose-feeling low end (again, a noticeable departure from a standard OM with an Adirondack top). This guitar fills a room with sound, and possesses more than enough power for any dreadnought player looking for that elusive, satisfying small bodied guitar to dethrone their main guitar. Priced with TKL hard case.


  • Select Red 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 and cutthrough 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")
  • TKL hardshell case
  • Serial No. 30369

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