Collings D1  T Guitar Baked Sitka Spruce and Mahogany ID-10611
Collings D1  T Guitar Baked Sitka Spruce and Mahogany ID-10611
Collings D1  T Guitar Baked Sitka Spruce and Mahogany ID-10611
Collings D1  T Guitar Baked Sitka Spruce and Mahogany ID-10611
Collings D1  T Guitar Baked Sitka Spruce and Mahogany ID-10611
Collings D1  T Guitar Baked Sitka Spruce and Mahogany ID-10611
Collings D1  T Guitar Baked Sitka Spruce and Mahogany ID-10611
Collings D1  T Guitar Baked Sitka Spruce and Mahogany ID-10611
Collings D1  T Guitar Baked Sitka Spruce and Mahogany ID-10611

Collings D1 T Guitar Baked Sitka Spruce and Mahogany ID-10611

Collings D1 T Guitar Baked Sitka Spruce and Mahogany

The new Traditional or "T" Series of dreadnought and OM guitars reflect Bill Collings' return to his guitar making roots and offer a new tonal variation on the distinctive Collings sound. Prompted by the development of the depression-era inspired Waterloo guitars, Bill had an
idea for a new series of Collings guitars that would possess a strong fundamental tonal response characteristic of vintage guitars from the 1930s era.

Each T Series guitar is built using animal protein glue and a very thin all-nitrocellulose lacquer finish on the body, making them exceptionally dynamic and responsive. Bracing and tone woods are adjusted for weight and thickness to create a voicing characterized by warm rounded highs and a present low midrange, while retaining a quick attack and strong projection. The T Series models also feature a new Traditional neck profile based on our Vintage Now neck, but with a slightly more tapered carve and rolled fingerboard edges. Vintage-inspired appointments include gold mother of pearl inlays with maple/rosewood purflings for 1-style guitars and small brown herringbone purflings for 2H-style guitars.

The Traditional model features Specially selected premium tonewoods, "Traditional" voicing with pre-war style Sitka spruce bracing, Animal protein glue, Very thin all-nitrocellulose lacquer body finish w/ aging toner, Maple/rosewood purfling (1-style) or small brown herringbone (2H-style) w/ custom wood rosette Gold mother-of-pearl logo and fingerboard inlay, Custom vintage neck profile 1 3/4" bone nut w/ 2 5/16" bridge spacing, Cutthrough bone saddle, No tongue brace Tortoise (1-style) or Ivoroid w/ black dot (2H-style) bridge pins. Each Traditional model comes with a Collings original vintage-inspired case.

The square-shouldered 14-fret dreadnought is the most popular steel-string acoustic guitar body shape in the world. While Collings is certainly not the only company to build them, we bring a new tonal clarity to the depth and warmth usually associated with such a large, deep-bodied guitar. Each and every time we have a Collings D1 in the shop with a hand-rubbed varnish finish, it is time and time again one of our favorite guitars in the shop. This is a highly customized version featuring many of our favorite upgrades along with master grade Sitka Spruce and Mahogany, brought to life by the masterful builders at Collings!

This particular Traditional model features a custom baked Sitka Spruce Top. It has mahogany back and sides, Animal protein glue, Very thin all-nitrocellulose lacquer body finish w/ aging toner, w/ custom wood rosette Gold mother-of-pearl logo and fingerboard inlay, Custom neck profile 1 3/4" bone nut, cutthrough bone saddle, No tongue brace. Each Traditional model comes with a Collings original vintage-inspired case.

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Collings D1A

Specifications:

Shipping Weight: 20

Serial: 26544

Top Wood: Baked Sitka Spruce

Back Wood: Mahogany

Nut Width: 1 3/4"

Scale: 25 1/2"

Bracing: Sitka Bracing

Inlays: Gold mother of pearl diamond and square fingerboard inlays

Rosette: Wood

Neck Wood: Mahogany

Fretboard: Ebony

Nut Material: Bone

Saddle Material: Cutthrough Saddle

Saddle Spacing: 2 1/4"

Bridge: Tortoise

Bridge Pins: Tortoise

Tuners: Nickel Waverly tuners

Purfling: Wood purfling

Body Binding: Tortoise-style binding

Fretboard Binding: Tortoise with Purfling

Headstock Binding: Tortoise with Purfling

Pickguard: Tortoise Style

Backstrip: 3-Style Backstrip

Headstock Shape: Square headstock with no volute 15 degree headstock angle

Headstock Overlay: Ebony

Headstock Inlay: Collings Logo

Frets To Body: 14

Neck Profile: Modified V neck profile

Body Depth: 4 7/8"

Lower Bout Width: 15 5/8"

Body Length: 20"

Total Length: 40 1/4"

Pickup(s): Optional

Case: Hardshell Case Included

Misc. 1: Aging Toner on entire guitar

Misc. 2: No Tongue Brace

Misc. 3: Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire

Misc. 4: Fully adjustable truss rod

Misc. 5: Mortise and tenon hybrid neck joint

Misc. 6: Very thin all-nitrocellulose lacquer body finish w/ aging toner