Pre Owned Collings 290 Walnut Finish Single Lollar Dog Ear P90 Collings Wrap around Bridge ID-6590
Pre Owned Collings 290 Walnut Finish Single Lollar Dog Ear P90
We are truly amazed by what this single pickup guitar has to offer! It is capable of producing a vast array of tones. Ranging from pristine clean tones rich with harmonic complexity to hard-hitting vintage rock tones with enough focused growl to cut through any mix. Dial back the volume and tone. You'll be surprised by the smooth, mellow tones that are available without ever getting muddy. The lollar pickup has a fat P-90 tone with a smooth treble response. This lends it to having more of a vintage sound, rather than a new pickup that sounds hard or harsh. Overall tone is brighter with less of a grind to the distortion quality. It's slower to overdrive an amp than a standard P-90 set. This instrument will put tone back in the hands of the player, not in the hands of effect pedals or multi-channel amps. This Pre Owned Collings 290 could be just what you've been missing.
We have commisioned this custom 290 from Collings with a single hand-wired P-90 from Jason Lollar and 2 controls, 1 volume and 1 tone, for the ultimate in simplicity. This guitar is a tribute to the early pre-'61 Melody Makers. The pickguard was custom designed to match this configuration. It looks no less than stunning against the rich grained mahogany. The walnut stain makes this guitar look like a dream. Thus allowing the natural beauty of the mahogany to be the showcase.
The Body is crafted from select piece of dense mahogany that has two well thought out ergonomic cuts on the back of the guitar. One is for the area where the guitar rests & conforms to your ribcage (in the waist of the body), and the other in the lower bout to accommodate resting on your knee when sitting down. The leg cutout makes practicing or doing a session easy as it conforms to your leg, and the other, makes standing and playing a gig a pleasure as the guitar fits comfortably against your body.
The Neck joint has been uniquely designed to join the body at an angle. Thus allowing easier access to the upper frets. The neck joins at the 17th fret on the bass side, & at the 19th fret on the treble side. The neck is also crafted from select Mahogany. Mahogany was typically used on the what today is considered investment grade instruments of the 50’s and 60’s. This dense mahogany offers more mass, more rigidity & continuity from neck through the body. It responds better than any guitar you have may have ever played. It's extremely well balanced in your hands.
This Collings 290 is in excellent condition. Sporting only a few minor buff marks and barely visible surface scratches on the pickguard. It has no fretwear. Original harshell case included with purchase.
- Shipping Weight: 68 lbs
- Serial: 11827
- Top Wood: Mahogany
- Back Wood: Mahogany
- Nut Width: 1 11/16"
- Scale: 24 7/8"
- Year: 2011
- Inlays: Dots
- Neck Wood: Mahogany
- Fretboard: Rosewood
- Nut Material: Bone
- Bridge: Collings Wrap-Around
- Tuners: Nickel w/Ivoroid Buttons
- Pickguard: Black
- Headstock Overlay: Ebony
- Headstock Inlay: Pearl Logo
- Body Depth: 1 5/8"
- Lower Bout Width: 17"
- Body Length: 17"
- Total Length: 38 1/2"
- Pickup(s): Single Dog-Ear Lollar P90
- Pickup Controls: 1 Volume and 1 Tone
- Case: Hardshell Case Included
- Walnut Finish