Category Archive: O’s

(USED, MINT) Collings 02HG 12-String, German Spruce, Rosewood – $4,475

(USED, MINT)  The Collings 12-string guitar. That’s right. 12 strings. As you can imagine, it is the BEST playing 12-string we have ever laid fingers on. We knew something was special when the first of these guitars arrived (after 3 days in a UPS truck – after traveling 1470 miles from Austin to Pittsburgh) tuned to concert pitch and PERFECTLY

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(USED, MINT) Collings 01 14-Fret, All Mahogany – SOLD

(USED, MINT) There are few things in life as enjoyable as these very sophisticated small Collings guitars. While one might expect these guitars to sound “small”, we find that everyone is surprised by their volume and their immense practicality as a “travel” instrument, as a couch instrument, a recording instrument and in many cases – a full replacement for a

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(USED) Collings 01SB, Sitka, Mahogany, Sunburst, LR Baggs Lyric – $3,150

(USED) This 01 came to us on trade, and it’s exactly the way we like to see a used Collings: just a few dings and pick marks to show that, yes, this guitar was well loved and well played.  Not to worry, the instrument has no structural issues whatsoever, no cracks, and only the smallest bit of fret wear. Spec-wise,

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(NEW) Collings 02H 12-Fret, Sitka, East Indian Rosewood – SOLD

(NEW) Collings guitars have a reputation for being, well, perfect. It’s a standard that Bill Collings has spent decades enforcing, and every time a box arrives from Austin, TX, we know exactly what to expect. Indeed, there is nothing about the look or sound of this 02H 12-fretter that isn’t absolutely perfect. It’s a very popular model for us, one

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(NEW) Collings 02H 12-Fret, Sunburst, Sitka Top, Rosewood – $4,750

(NEW) Before you ask, yes, this one is as good as it looks! The smallest 12-fret instrument in the Collings line is the 0 12-fret, and it’s a relatively new addition to their already deep flat-top guitar offering. After over 25,000 acoustic guitars, we believe that this man and his talented employees know exactly what they’re doing. This body shape

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(NEW) Collings 01 12-Fret, All Mahogany, 1 3/4″ Nut, Rope Purfling – SOLD

(NEW) We like this. A lot. One of the newest and sweetest shapes in the Collings flat-top lineup is the 01 12-fret. This design has stood the test of time as an extremely comfortable parlor-sized instrument with a disarmingly big voice! Balance and bass response are easily achieved by the bridge placement and bracing layout of the 12-fret design. A

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(USED) Collings O1sb, Sunburst, 1 and 3/4″ nut, Clean, Clean, Clean – $3,250

(Pre-Owned) Every now and then, it is nice to be reminded that some of the best things in life are the simple things. A good guitar is one of those things. Sitka spruce, sunburst, and mahogany are a few of those things. If you’d like to be reminded of simple gifts, drive over and play what we lovingly refer to as

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(USED) (2005) Collings O3BaaaAsb – Brazilian, Sunburst – SOLD

(USED) For those looking for a very small, comfortable guitar with plenty of headroom, warmth, punch and clarity, and deluxe looks to match, we have it here in this very unusual and very special Collings 03. “Oh Three!” What we’ve got is a very clean (11 year old, exc. condition) 3-series Brazilian Rosewood O body Collings with dark sunburst, 42-style inlay on the fretboard,

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(NEW) Collings O2HHrA, Honduran Rosewood with Adirondack Top – $6,095

(NEW) For those looking for a very small, comfortable guitar with unlimited headroom, punch and clarity, look no further than this very unusual and very special Collings 02H. We’ve never experienced this combination of tonewoods on this body size, and it’s something of a revelation. The volume on this little box is quite surprising, rivaling an Orchestra Model… and the Honduran

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(NEW) Collings O1Mh “Hog top”, Adirondack braces, 1 and 3/4″ nut – $4,075

(NEW) There are few things in life as enjoyable as these very sophisticated small Collings guitars. While one might expect these guitars to sound “small”, we find that everyone is surprised by their volume and their immense practicality as a “travel” instrument, as a couch instrument, a recording instrument and in many cases – a full replacement for a large guitar

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(NEW) Collings O1HMh Custom Hog Top, Herringbone! Abalone! – $4,475

(NEW) There are few things in life as enjoyable as these very sophisticated small Collings guitars. While one might expect these guitars to sound “small”, we find that everyone is surprised by their volume and their immense practicality as a “travel” instrument, as a couch instrument, a recording instrument and in many cases – a full replacement for a large guitar

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(NEW) Collings O-42Gsb, Wenge & German spruce, Sunburst – Slot-head – Spectacular! – $7,965

(NEW) Another gorgeous 12-fret “O” Model, just arrived from Collings. If you follow this site closely, you know that we just love pairing the finest exotic German spruce with the dense and highly desirable rosewoods like Brazilian, Cocobolo, Madagascar and now… Wenge!  Since first hearing this relatively new back/side wood on a Collings dreadnought during our annual visit to Collings last year, we have been hooked. Wenge guitars

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(NEW) Collings O1E – 12-Fret Custom, JET BLACK! – $5,760

We’ve had several of these now… Think of it: small body, Engelmann top. Mushy little fingerstyle parlor guitar right?  An afternoon tea guitar for the polite class? Am I right?  Hell NO!  Let me say that again:  Hayell NO!  This little thing is hot as a two dollar pistol. It calls to mind Buddy Miller playing Rock riffs over Johnny Cash tunes. This thing

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(NEW) Collings O1-E 12 fret – $4,500

JUST ARRIVED (NEW) This little guitar will rip yer face off.   Think of it: small body, Engelmann top. Mushy little fingerstyle parlor guitar right?  An afternoon tea guitar for the polite class? Am I right?  Hell NO!  Let me say that again:  Hayell NO!  This little thing is hot as a three dollar pistol. It calls to mind Buddy Miller playing Rock riffs

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