Category Archive: Collings Mandolins

(NEW) Collings MF, Gloss Top, Sunburst, Wide Nut – $4,950

(NEW) We sure like our Collings mandolins here at AMW, and we sell more than just about any other shop. We choose our own wood and we pat our own backs. We’ve sold hundreds of them now and we know what to expect. We expect great sound, perfect workmanship, great tuning stability, buttery-perfect fretwork and dead-on intonation. We expect it and we get it.

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(NEW) Collings MF5-Varnish, Custom, Fern Inlay, Waverly Tuners – $10,350

(NEW) We sell more than thirty Collings mandolins each year (48 in 2013!!) and we like to think we get a bit smarter with each instrument. This custom dark sunburst MF5 features a highly flamed and figured Sugar maple back and ADIRONDACK spruce top, with gold abalone FERN INLAY (!) standard (1 and 1/8″) nut, IVOROID bindings, GOLD Waverly tuners with pearl knobs, and gold Collings tailpiece. What the heck is it? Oh, just another off-the-charts fine,

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(NEW) Collings MF Deluxe, Merlot – $5,625

(NEW) We sell more than thirty Collings mandolins each year (48 in 2013!!) and we like to think we get a bit smarter with each instrument.  We choose our own wood and we pat our own backs. This gorgeous merlot MF Deluxe features a highly figured satin finish sugar maple back and a gloss finish ADIRONDACK spruce top, standard (1 and 1/8″) nut, IVOROID bindings and tuner knobs and ebony pick

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(USED) (2009) Collings MT2-V (Varnish) Mandolin, Wide Nut, Great Sound! – $3,750

(USED) Collings MT-2V VARNISH mandolin – This clean second-hand ADIRONDACK SPRUCE spruce topped MT-2 has the added appeal of the wide (1 and 3/16″) nut width and the tonal advantage of the thin varnish finish. Here is what Collings says about VARNISH: ***How does a varnish finish compare to a lacquer finish? Varnish is a softer and therefore more flexible finish material. While there are subtle tonal advantages

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(NEW) Collings MT2 Mandolin, Italian Spruce over Flame Sugar Maple, Wide Nut! – $3,757

JUST ARRIVED  – MORE GOOD WOOD!! We sell about forty Collings mandolins each year and we like to think we get a bit smarter with each instrument.  We pick our own wood, and we pat our own backs, and we’ve got a sharp eye for the good stuff… Here is a custom MT2 in Honey Amber with woods personally selected by us – with a figured back of

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SOLD -(NEW) Collings MF5-V mandolin, Italian Spruce over Birdseye Maple, Waverly tuners, James tailpiece – VARNISH – SOLD

(NEW) We sell more than thirty Collings mandolins each year (48 in 2013!!) and we like to think we get a bit smarter with each instrument. We travel to Austin and we select our own woods. We spied this SPECTACULAR block of Birdseye Maple on a recent visit, large enough to yield a one-piece back, and we could only imagine how gorgeous it would be

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(NEW) MT2-O Collings Oval Hole Mandolin, Creme Finish Adirondack Top over Burgundy Flame Maple – $3,960

(NEW) Wow!  Quite possibly the prettiest instrument in the shop right now – or ANY other shop!  We sell over forty Collings mandolins each year and we like to think we get a bit wiser with each instrument. We pick our own wood, and we pat our own backs, and we’ve got a sharp eye for the good stuff… This then is *another* fabulous custom MT2 – this one an OVAL hole

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(USED) Collings MT-L (left-handed) MT Mandolin, Gloss Top, Sunburst – $1,975

(USED) Looking out for the Lefties!  Collings MT mandolin – Another beautiful sunburst MT-L – with tortoise top binding and gloss top – this one for a LEFT HANDED PLAYER. Very nice Pro-quality “A” model mandolin, music to the eyes AND ears of your favorite southpaw… Collings MT-L Serial #2537  Excellent condition, with just a few light scratches and brush marks. It lmost passes for “new”. Buy this

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(NEW) Collings MT-2 mandola, Adirondack spruce, Cream-top, with ivoroid pick guard – $4,230

(NEW) Collings MT2 mandola. This one with the beautiful translucent cream colored top over Adirondack spruce and an incredibly fine burgundy finish flamed maple back and other classic appointments including ivoroid binding, ivoroid pick guard, nickel hardware (tailpiece and tuners), and that famous Collings fit, finish, and chest-rumbling voice.  It is simply magnificent! Serial # 3595 List Price: $4,700… AMW Price: $4,230

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(NEW) Collings Designed, Vintage-Style Mandolin Case – $765

(NEW) From the mind and workshop of Bill Collings, whose constant pursuit of quality infinitely amazes us! You’ve heard about these… the Collings case, designed and manufactured one at a time in the Collings shop. These vintage-inspired cases are lighter weight, more rigid and offer a better fit than their modern counterparts. Understated good looks, with only two latches (and

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(NEW) Collings MF-5, Blonde – $7,425

(NEW) We sell more than thirty Collings mandolins each year (48 in 2013!!) and we like to think we get a bit smarter with each instrument.  We choose our own wood and we pat our own backs. This blonde MF5 features a highly figured sugar maple back and ADIRONDACK spruce top, standard (1 and 1/8″) nut, IVOROID bindings, and gold hardware. It’s a thing of beauty, with just the right

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(NEW) Collings MT-2, Italian Spruce, Creme finish over burgundy – $3,622

JUST ARRIVED  – MORE GOOD WOOD!! We sell about forty Collings mandolins each year and we like to think we get a bit smarter with each instrument.  We pick our own wood, and we pat our own backs, and we’ve got a sharp eye for the good stuff.. We’ve gotten great satisfaction from our relationship with Collings. Here is a gorgeous MT2 with

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(NEW) Collings MT-2 Sunburst – $3,555

JUST ARRIVED  – MORE GOOD WOOD!! We sell about forty Collings mandolins each year and we like to think we get a bit smarter with each instrument.  We pick our own wood, and we pat our own backs, and we’ve got a sharp eye for the good stuff… Here is a gorgeous MT2 in Sunburst with woods personally selected by us – with a nice pillowy back of

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(NEW) Collings MT-2 custom mandolin, Birdseye maple, Italian spruce! – $3,935

JUST ARRIVED  – MORE GOOD WOOD!! We sell about forty Collings mandolins each year and we like to think we get a bit smarter with each instrument.  We pick our own wood, and we pat our own backs, and we’ve got a sharp eye for the good stuff… Here is a custom MT2 in Honey Amber with woods personally selected by us – with a voluptuous figured back of

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(NEW) Collings MT mandolin, Sunburst, Gloss-top, ivoroid binding, WIDE-NUT – $2,745

JUST ARRIVED – MORE GOOD WOOD!! We sell about forty Collings mandolins each year and we like to think we get a bit smarter with each instrument. This then is *another* Collings MT– this one with good old Sugar maple and an Engelmann spruce top. The gloss-top sunburst finish on the Engelmann spruce is pretty as always. Then we’ve got IVOROID binding, nickel tuners with ivoroid knobs, Collings tailpiece, and the

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