Brand new Collings D1A "Traditional" in the shop, this time with a slightly narrower 1 11/16" nut width! This is a supremely lightweight, huge sounding mahogany dreadnought. The best thing about it, aside from its perfect setup and growly voice, is the bell-like high end. Collings has long been known for its singing treble register, but this guitar has the best elements of a woody, resonant old D-18 high up the fretboard. If you've been waiting for a special Collings D1A, you'll want to pounce on this one. Priced with TKL hardshell case.


  • Select Adirondack spruce top
  • Mahogany back and sides
  • Animal protein glue
  • Custom wood nitrate strip rosette
  • 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 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 3/16" string spacing
  • 14"-26" Compound fingerboard radius
  • 1 11/16" bone nut and cutthrough saddle
  • Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire
  • Gold mother of pearl dot fingerboard inlays
  • Fully adjustable truss rod
  • 25 1/2" Scale length
  • Tortoise bridge pins and end pin 
  • Nickel Waverly tuners with 16:1 ratio
  • Recommended string gauge - D'Addario EJ-17 (.013"-.056")
  • Serial No. 30183

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