The D1A from Collings Guitars is as exceptional-sounding an example of a mahogany dreadnought as you'll find anywhere in the guitarosphere. Bell-like clarity and punch, with an extremely warm and focused low end. Prized by flatpickers around the country--and the world--there isn't a finer all-purpose guitar in the shop. Features the standard 1 & 11/16" nut width. Priced with TKL hard case from Collings!

Guitar pictured is in stock. Video sample reflects a previous guitar with the same specs.


  • Select Adirondack spruce top
  • Mahogany back & sides
  • Tortoise-style top/back body binding
  • Black/white wood purfling with 1-style walnut backstrip
  • Pre-war scalloped bracing
  • Tortoise-style celluloid pickguard
  • High gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish
  • Mahogany neck
  • Square headstock with no volute
  • 15 degree headstock angle
  • Ebony peghead overlay with inlaid 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
  • Modified V neck profile with 2 3/16" string spacing
  • 14"-26" Compound fingerboard radius
  • 1 11/16" bone nut and drop-in saddle
  • 25 1/2" Scale length
  • Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire
  • Mother of pearl dot fingerboard inlays
  • Fully adjustable truss rod
  • Ebony bridge pins and end pin
  • Nickel Waverly tuners with 16:1 ratio
  • Serial No. 29831

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