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Waterloo Jumbo King Deluxe, Sitka Spruce Top, Mahogany, Full-Body Sunburst - NEW - SOLD


(NEW) The Jumbo King was the "great jumbo hope" when it came hot on the heels of the flagship WL-14 (L-00) model from Waterloo.  We were convinced that the world would adore the dry yet powerful jumbo tones that this box conjures, and we went heavy stocking all the JKs and JK Deluxe models that they would build us!

Well even though the WL-JK never quite caught up to the popularity of its smaller cousin, over the last couple years, it has started to snowball, finally reaching the bigger audience that it deserves.  Tons of gigging and recording musicians have fallen hard for the Jumbo King, it has the quick response of a dried-out vintage guitar, but also the projection, clarity and intonation of the best modern guitars.  The Jumbo King is light on its feet, and a joy to play.

This WL-JK Deluxe is exactly as the late Bill Collings intended it: BIG pronounced "V" neck profile with 1 3/4" nut and 2 3/8" string spacing at the saddle, with a Sitka spruce top and solid Honduran mahogany back and sides.  Long 25 1/2" scale.  Awesome looking, vintage-style all-over sunburst.  Ivoroid body and sound hole binding.  Rosewood fingerboard and peghead overlay, the bound fingerboard decorated with oversized ivoroid dot inlays.  Unique to this model, the Golden Age tuners have custom-designed tuner covers, inspired by hot rod culture and Bill Collings' love of classic cars.  

A fabulous guitar in all ways, and certainly the King of the Waterloo lineup for size and sass.  Includes TKL hard case. 

Serial #1747
AMW Price: $3,525 (Online checkout, Collings 2022 MAP price)

For more information, email or call (412) 422-0710

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