The product of a rare collaboration between Bill Collings and jazz musician Julian Lage, the Collings OM1A JL Julian Lange is traditionally built and modeled after the pre-war 1939 Martin 00-18. The best tonewoods are used, including aged Adirondack and Honduran mahogany. Relic nickel Waverly tuners with vintage oval buttons make for reliable tuning and features a satin finish for outgoing response.
Other specifications include:
Top Adirondack spruce Back & Sides Honduran mahogany Construction Animal protein glue Neck Honduran mahogany Body Binding Tortoise with custom wood purflings Fingerboard Binding None Peghead Binding None Bridge Ebony belly-style with 2 5/16" spacing Fingerboard Ebony with gold MOP short dots Bridge Pins/End Pin Ebony with MOP dot Nut Bone, 1 3/4" Saddle Bone, drop-in Neck Profile Custom JL carve 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 script logo Tuners Relic nickel Waverly with vintage oval buttons (16:1 ratio) Backstrip 1-style (walnut) Rosette Custom wood rosette Scale Length 25 1/2" Brace Material Sitka spruce Brace Pattern Custom Traditional Series pre-war scalloped X-brace (no tongue brace) Fingerboard Radius 14" - 26" compound Body Finish Custom satin nitrocellulose lacquer Neck Finish Custom satin nitrocellulose lacquer Pickguard Tortoise Strings D'Addario NB1253 (.012"- .053") Case Collings Traditional handcrafted case (#OM839) #29091
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