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mhw48 11-16-2018 09:36 AM

2001 Collings OM1A Short Scale Sunburst. Adirondack top. Further price reduction!
 
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For sale is my 2001 Collings. I am the original owner, having ordered the guitar through Elderly Instruments with the following appointments:

Adirondack spruce top
1 3/4" nut
short scale
sunburst finish

The sound of this guitar had a beautiful pre-war vibe right out of the box, which has only improved as it has matured.
Fit and finish is the usual Collings level of excellence. The back is constructed with a particularly beautiful figured mahogany.
The combination of Adirondack over mahogany gives a fundamental, strong sound combined with a “woody” tone. The short scale, in addition to making the guitar slightly easier to play, adds an element of warmth to the tone.
This guitar is, of course, an excellent fingerstyle machine but works for flatpicking too, unless you are looking for a booming bluegrass bass.
It is in near mint condition except for a small dimple on the upper treble bout(not through the finish) and some finish clouding on the top edge of the binding at the bass side of the lower bout (as seen in close ups). There is no fret or fingerboard wear.
Collings TKL case.
Price reduced: $3000, plus shipping CONUS. Located in NYC. If you are local, pick up is possible.

mhw48 11-20-2018 04:18 PM

I've had a couple of inquiries regarding trades, so I want to add that I am only looking to sell... too many guitars!

mhw48 11-25-2018 08:49 PM

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Another photo that gives a better idea of the dimple on the guitar top. It is much less noticeable than the first picture might make it seem, less than an eighth of an inch in diameter.
Additional information: the neck is the Collings "Modified V"

mhw48 11-28-2018 07:07 AM

time for a Wednesday Bump...

mhw48 12-03-2018 08:07 PM

Still waiting for a new home...

jrobsocall 12-03-2018 08:08 PM

Still available?

mhw48 12-05-2018 10:40 AM

Yes, this guitar is still available.

mhw48 12-09-2018 07:53 PM

This beautiful Collings is still waiting...

Stevien 12-09-2018 08:16 PM

Modified "V" neck? How about saddle spacing?
Steve

mhw48 12-10-2018 07:47 PM

Hi Steve. Yes the neck is the Collings "Modified V", saddle spacing is 2 3/16", the nut is 1 3/4"

mhw48 12-14-2018 08:38 AM

This fine guitar is still available, if you are local feel free to PM me about trying it on for size.

mhw48 12-19-2018 12:17 PM

Another wednesday...

mhw48 12-31-2018 07:35 AM

2018 is coming to a close... but the offer of this guitar is not!

mhw48 01-18-2019 06:30 AM

This Collings needs a new home!

mhw48 02-02-2019 04:43 PM

Is this Collings still for sale? Yes, it is...


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