Category Archive: Collings Acoustics

SOLD – (USED) (2005) Collings CW, AAA grade Brazilian RW, Adirondack top – $8,750 – SOLD

(USED) Few things in a guitar player’s life provide as much joy, or require less explanation, than owning a Brazilian Rosewood Collings CW model. If you like the sound of a flatpick applied to strings tied to a box made of the Twin Peaks of Guitar construction (AAA grade Brazilian Rosewood and Adirondack spruce) then you’ll like this guitar. 1

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(NEW) Collings CJ-35sb Sunburst – $4,860

(JUST ARRIVED) Collings CJ-35sb, one of the newest and extremely popular new jumbos from our friends in Austin, TX. Sitka spruce top, mahogany back and sides, light build, special CJ-35 “non-scalloped” Adirondack spruce bracing and tone bar with small vintage-style maple bridge plate and *abbreviated* tongue brace, and vintage-appropriate 24.9″ short scale. Light weight WENGE straight bridge and fretboard. Comes set up and strung

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(NEW) Collings CJ-35 Natural, Sitka Spruce top – $4,320

(NEW) Collings CJ35, quickly becoming a shop favorite – the newest and extremely popular jumbos from our friends in Austin, TX. Sitka spruce top, mahogany back and sides, light build, CJ-35 “non-scalloped” Adirondack spruce bracing with small vintage-style maple bridge plate, Wenge freeboard and bridge and *abbreviated* tongue brace, short scale. Light as a feather, gorgeous, strong-voiced, feisty, snappy, balanced, loud and real woody, 1 and 3/4″ nut width.  Check

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(NEW) Collings OM1E, Engelmann Top – $4,025

(NEW) We’ve taken to saying that the OM1, Collings’ most “basic”, “simple”, “plain” guitar also happens to be the ONLY guitar that most players could ever need. We say that because there are few guitars that match the balance, clarity and overall brilliance of the beloved Orchestra Model, and like everything he does, Collings has taken it to the next

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SOLD – Collings 2015 NAMM Show – Hog Top tenor! – Tenor1 Mh – SOLD

(Just Arrived – shipped from the 2015 NAMM Show) We think we can sum of the appeal of this fine instrument in just six words: Collings NAMM Show Hog Top tenor…. But for those who need more, here is the description from Collings: The Tenor 1 features our own variation of the traditional “0” body dimension that provides exceptional projection, warmth,

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(NEW) Collings D1A (Standard) Adirondack top, 1 and 11/16″ nut width – $4,545

(NEW) 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, they bring a new tonal clarity to the depth and warmth usually associated with such a large, deep-bodied guitar. Although its bass response makes the dreadnought ideal for vocal accompaniment, Collings versions are also

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SOLD – (NEW) Collings D1A-VN Mahogany Dread, Vintage Now Neck, Adirondack Top, NTB – SOLD

(NEW) 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, they bring a new tonal clarity to the depth and warmth usually associated with such a large, deep-bodied guitar. Although its bass response makes the dreadnought ideal for vocal accompaniment, Collings versions are also

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(NEW) Collings D3 MRA, Madagascar Rosewood, Adirondack Spruce, Adi Braces, – $7,310

(NEW) And what do we have here? Collings’ top of the line D3 dreadnought, this one with the rare and precious (Premium grade) MadRose (Madagascar Rosewood) back and sides, stellar Adirondack spruce top (with Adirondack braces) and 1 and 3/4″ nut width. Collings has just recently been able to procure some premium MadRose sets, after a long hiatus during which we could

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(USED) (1998) Collings D2HBaaA – Brazilian RW, AO1 process! Adirondack – $6,950

 (USED) An exceptionally powerful Collings D2H with deeply colorful figured Brazilian rosewood. This Brazilian was rated “AA” back in 1998. Ah, remember the carefree days of 1998?  Pre- Y2K? Pre-crash.  Back when all we cared about were guitars and Monica Lewinsky? This guitar – serial # 3972 – left Austin in June of 1998 and has been around the world and has

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(USED) (2005) Collings OM2HBaaA, Brazilian Rosewood, Adirondack Spruce, w/Fishman Matrix Pickup – $6,850

 (USED) A fine Collings OM2H with figured Brazilian rosewood and Adirondack spruce. This Brazilian was rated “AA” back in 2005. This guitar – serial # 11066 – is a feisty and “gig-ready” Collings OM2HBaaA! It has a Fishman Matrix Infinity (active) pickup installed. It also has a strap button installed. We can ship thew guitar with the Fishman pickup, or install a K&K Pure Mini pickup

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(NEW) Collings OM2 Cutaway, Sitka, Rosewood – $4,385

(NEW) Here is another elegant and delightful Orchestra Model from the folks at Collings. Classic Sitka spruce and East Indian rosewood, and featuring a cutaway for access to the upper registers. We said “Hold the herringbone!” on this instrument, to give it a sleeker look. 1 3/4″ bone nut and the saddle has 2 3/16″ string spacing. Ebony fingerboard and

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(NEW) Collings SJ, Sitka and Mahogany, 1 3/4″ Nut – $4,565

(NEW) The mighty Small Jumbo, one of our favorite offerings from Collings. The SJ really doesn’t get its due as one of the strongest all-purpose guitars out there… with its 16″ lower bout it has low end rumble to spare and volume to challenge any dreadnought, all while retaining a balanced, punchy sound thanks to the tight-waisted design. We’ve done

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(NEW) Collings C-10, Western Shade-top Sitka with Rope purfling! – $4,095

(NEW)  Another day, another reason to talk about how much we like Collings guitars…. We’ve sold this basic configuration many times. Here is a cowboy-worthy guitar that does everything well and leaves you with a smile on your face. C-10, Mahogany back and sides, Sitka top, WESTERN SHADE-BURST with ROPE PURFLING!! 1 and 11/16″ nut width C-10 guitar with nickel Schaller tuners, 2

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(NEW) Collings C-10 Blackface, Spanish Mountain Cedar with Engelmann Spruce, Rope Purfling – $5,130

(NEW)  Another day, another reason to talk about how much we like Collings guitars…. When I first imagined this guitar – a few days before I called the custom order into Collings, I thought about a cool little cowboy guitar with rope purling and black face. I thought about some nicely figured Mountain Cedar and how sweet this guitar would sound

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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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