The Traditional or "T" Series guitars reflect Bill Collings' return to his guitar making roots and offer a new tonal variation on the distinctive Collings sound. Each T Series guitar is built using animal protein glue and a very thin all nitrocellulose lacquer finish, making them exceptionally dynamic and responsive. Bracing and tone woods are adjusted for weight and thickness to create a voicing characterized by warm, rounded highs and a present low midrange, while retaining a quick attack and strong projection. Each Traditional series guitar will come with a handmade lightweight Collings case designed and built in the Collings shop. The pairing of these new Traditional guitars and cases makes for a combination of old world quality and aesthetic that is unprecedented among instruments available today.

Other specifications include:

Top    Baked Adirondack spruce
Back & Sides    Honduran mahogany
Construction     Animal protein glue
Neck    Honduran mahogany
Body Binding    Tortoise with maple/rosewood top purfling
Fingerboard Binding    None
Peghead Binding    None
Bridge    Ebony belly-style with 2 5/16" spacing
Fingerboard    Ebony with MOP long dots
Bridge Pins/End Pin    Tortoise-style
Nut    Bone, 1 3/4"
Saddle    Bone, Cutthrough
Neck Profile    Traditional
Peghead Profile    Tapered square
Neck Joint    Mortise & tenon hybrid
Truss Rod    Fully adjustable
Frets    Medium 18% nickel-silver
Peghead Veneer    Ebony with gold MOP Collings Logo
Tuners    Nickel Waverly (16:1 ratio)
Backstrip    1-style (Walnut)
Rosette    Maple/rosewood purfling
Scale Length    25 1/2"
Brace Material    Sitka spruce
Brace Pattern    Custom Traditional Series pre-war scalloped X-brace
Fingerboard Radius    14" - 26" compound
Body Finish    High gloss extra-thin nitrocellulose lacquer
Pickguard    Tortoise
Traditional Package
Strings    D'Addario EJ-17 (.013"- .056")
Body Length    20"
Body Depth    4 7/8"
Lower Bout Width    15 5/8"
Total Length    40 1/4"
Case    Collings Traditional Handcrafted Case

For more information about the Collings D1A-T Baked Adi, please contact us.

Year Condition Case
Call Brand New Hard


Eddie's Guitars
Brett, Nathan, Matt, Pancho
(314) 781-7500
St. Louis, MO
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