Collings OM1 G SB Varnish Custom, Honduran Mahogany & German Spruce - Pre-Owned


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At first glance, it’s easy to see just how special this Collings OM1 German SB Varnish Custom really is. The German Spruce top boasts a unique burst that pairs perfectly with its Honduran Mahogany back and sides. The combination makes for a voice that is balanced and immediate in response. These characteristics, matched with its upgraded varnish finish, allow the guitar to breathe, giving it a very open and dynamic sound. 

Taking a closer look, one can’t help but notice the tortoise binding on the body, fretboard and peghead (along with the cross-grained purfling under the fretboard and peghead binding), Dalmatian pickguard, and 3-Style backstrip, all of which perfectly complement this already distinctive looking OM1. Equally at home in the hands of flatpickers and fingerstyle players, this Collings OM1 German SB Varnish Custom is perfect for those looking for an exceptional guitar with a classic body shape and distinguished look. 

  • Year: 2010
  • Top: German Spruce 
  • Back & Sides: Honduran Mahogany 
  • Rosette: b/w Purfling
  • Purfling: b/w/b/w Top Purfling
  • Backstrip: 3-Style 
  • Body Binding: Tortoise
  • Neck: Mahogany 
  • Neck Profile: Modified V 
  • Fretboard Wood: Ebony 
  • Fretboard Radius: 14" - 26" Compound
  • Peg Head Style: Tapered Square
  • Peg Head Veneer: Figured Rosewood with cross-grained purfling
  • Fretboard Binding: Tortoise with cross-grained purfling
  • Fretboard Inlays: None 
  • Tuners: Nickel Waverly (16:1 Ratio)
  • Bridge: Ebony 
  • Pins: Ebony w/ MOP Dots
  • Saddle Material: Bone
  • Saddle Type:Drop-in, Compensated 
  • Nut Material: Bone 
  • Pickguard: Dalmatian 
  • Fret Wire: Medium 18% Nickel-Silver
  • Nut Width: 1 3/4” 
  • Spacing at Saddle: 2 3/16” 
  • Scale Length: 25 1/2” 
  • Body Depth: 4” 
  • Body Length: 19 1/4” 
  • Upper Bout: 11 1/4” 
  • Lower Bout: 15” 
  • Truss Rod: Fully Adjustable
  • Brace Pattern: Pre-war Scalloped X-Brace
  • S/N: 17216


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