Collings OM1 Torrefied Sitka Traditional

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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 OM1 Traditional is the lightness of construction 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). This guitar has turned all our heads over the last week, and has downright shocked the few customers who've played it thinking a plain old Mahogany/Sitka OM couldn't be powerful enough for them. Priced with new, handmade Collings vintage-style hard case!

Interested? We may have another on the way.
  • Torrefied 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 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")
  • Collings handmade Traditional hardshell case
  • Serial No. 27672

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Exclusions: Certain products are excluded from our free shipping offer due to manufacturer restrictions. Also, oversized items or large amplifiers weighing more than 75 lbs may incur extra shipping charges.

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**There are instances where the approval period does not apply. If you've played the instrument in our store and we then ship it to you, there is no approval period. If the item is a Sale Item (special discounted price, an item listed on our Specials Page), there is no approval period. There are no returns accepted on electronics (amps, pickups, pedals, etc.) unless the product is received in damaged or defective condition.

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