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Collings Guitars D1 Traditional Baked Sitka & Mahogany - 13837


Collings D1 T Guitar Baked Sitka Spruce and Mahogany

The Traditional or "T" Series of dreadnought and OM guitars reflect Collings' return to their 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 their Vintage Now neck, but with a slightly more tapered carve and rolled fingerboard edges.

This 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/ custom wood rosette, traditional neck profile, 1 11/16" bone nut, cutthrough bone saddle, & no tongue brace. The baked sitka combined with the mahogany back creates a punchy mid range strummer that is perfect for the studio, the stage, or any songwriting session.


  • Top Wood: Baked Sitka Spruce
  • Back Wood: Mahogany
  • Scale: 25 1/2"
  • Nut Width: 1 11/16"
  • Frets To Body: 14
  • No Tongue Brace
  • Fully adjustable truss rod
  • Aging Toner throughout the body
  • Very thin all-nitrocellulose lacquer body finish
  • Serial Number: 30451
  • Neck Wood: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Headstock Overlay: Ebony
  • Headstock Inlay: Collings Logo
  • Tuners: Nickel Waverly tuners
  • Inlays: Gold mother of pearl diamond and square fingerboard inlays
  • Rosette: Wood
  • Purfling: Wood purfling
  • Body Binding: Tortoise
  • Pickguard: Tortoise
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Saddle Material: Bone Drop in Saddle
  • Saddle Spacing: 2 3/16"
  • Bridge Pins: Tortoise
  • Neck Profile: Traditional Neck Shape
  • Pickup(s): Optional
  • Case: Collings TKL Hardcase
  • List price: $5,625.00