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Collings OM1 SB Select Sitka Spruce & Mahogany w/ Sunburst Finish Pre-Owned 2012 ID-13733

SKU-13733

Collings OM1 SB Select Sitka Spruce and Mahogany

The Collings OM1 is a classic Collings model and a shop favorite. OM stands for Orchestra Model, but 80 years after this body shape was first designed it has become the most popular 14-fret model with fingerstyle guitar soloists who choose to play on steel strings.

This OM1 packs a serious punch, with killer volume and presence - easily acting as a dreadnought alternative. The OM1 has a superb balance and clarity, each note stands out.

The Sitka top adds a tremendous amount of headroom, crisp trebles, and gut-punching mids. It takes to a flatpick beautifully, but sings with bare fingers as well. You know the feeling when you're holding that guitar? - this is that guitar.

This Collings OM1 features a couple custom appointments such as a 1 3/4" nut width which gives you plenty of room for complex chord shapes. The standard Tortoise-style binding on the body is complimented by the gorgeous custom Western Shaded top perfectly, providing a very classy finishing touch. Additionally, the removal of the tongue brace and the addition of Adirondack bracing makes this guitar that much more menacing.

Adirondack Bracing offers a more efficient transfer of string energy to the top, since Adirondack is much stiffer than the standard Sitka braces. This allows for a more responsive and powerful sound board.

This Pre-Owned Guitar is in Excellent Condition w/ light scratches on the top side of the upper bout.

Learn more about the history of Collings Guitars.

Collings OM

Specifications:

Serial: 20112

Top Wood: Select Sitka Spruce

Back Wood: Mahogany

Nut Width: 1 3/4"

Scale: 25 1/2"

Bracing: Adirondack Bracing

Inlays: Pearl Dot

Rosette: Black/White Wood Nitrate Strip

Neck Wood: Mahogany

Fretboard: Ebony

Nut Material: Bone

Saddle Material: Bone

Bridge: Ebony

Bridge Pins: Ebony

Tuners: Nickel Waverly

Body Binding: Tortoise-style

Pickguard: Tortoise

Headstock Overlay: Ebony

Headstock Inlay: Collings Logo

Frets To Body: 14

Neck Profile: Modified V Shape

Pickup(s): K&K Pure Mini

Case: Collings Black TKL Hardcase w/ Green Interior

Misc. 1: Custom Western Shaded Top

Misc. 2: High gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish