Description

The Collings "Traditional" lineup's option list has been expanded to include a "vintage satin" finish (the same finish applied to their OM1 Julian Lage signature model). This 01-T features all-mahogany construction ~ and with the incorporation of the satin finish, it's easily the modern guitar scene's best offering for fans of the old style-17 instruments. The thin, matte finish texture adds to the old-world vibe of the instrument to be sure; but there's also an undeniable sonic difference as well. Overtones are tamed, low end responsiveness is noticeably better, and the note attack is drier and rounder. If you love the power and projection of a Collings, but you gravitate towards a mellower voice, you may find yourself crossing over to the world of satin soon (it also feels pretty wonderful on the back of the neck). Priced with TKL hard case from Collings.

Specs

  • Mahogany 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
  • Vintage Satin 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" Scale length
  • Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire
  • Mother of pearl dot fingerboard inlays
  • Fully adjustable truss rod
  • Tortoise bridge pins and end pin
  • Relic'd Waverly tuners with 16:1 ratio
  • Recommended string gauge - D'Addario EJ-16 (.012"-.053")
  • TKL hardshell case
  • Serial No. 30673

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