Collings OM1 Short Scale, German Spruce & Maple

$6,675

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A study in light and dark, this unusual Collings short scale OM features a beautifully straight-grained German spruce top paired with light, ripply maple, which pops even more thanks to the ebony fingerboard and bridge and tortoise binding. The combination of maple and a shorter scale length bring out a power in the tone of the guitar that defines its sonic identity. With crisp, clear trebles and a punchy midrange, the power in the low end is noteworthy but certainly part of a balanced and full sound, with excellent projection.

The slinky playability of short scale is combined with a 1-11/16" nut width, making for a delightful strummer as well as fingerpicker. Collings' peerless craftsmanship and playability make it effortless to coax out crisp, clear and engaging tones from this unusual yet versatile OM.

  • Model: OM
  • Top: German spruce
  • Back and sides: Maple
  • Neck: Maple with modified V profile and volute
  • Binding: Tortoise
  • Fingerboard: Ebony (no fret markers)
  • Bridge and pins: Ebony
  • Tuners: Nickel Waverly with ebony buttons
  • Backstrip: 1-style walnut
  • Rosette: 1-style
  • Scale length: 24-7/8" (short)
  • Nut width: 1-11/16"
  • Serial number: 31672
  • Year of build: 2021
  • Case: TKL hard case

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Key Features

Collings OM1 Short Scale, German Spruce & Maple
Design
The body of a 14-fret OM with the short scale of a 000, this OM1 SS is fluid and easy-playing
Tonewoods
Stiff, straight-grained German spruce and figured maple combine for an articulate, snappy clarity with strong focus in the high and midrange
Appointments
1-style appointments like the simple walnut backstrip, wood rosette, and tortoise binding put the focus on the exquisite tonewoods

Luthier

Collings Acoustic Guitars & Mandolins

Bill Collings came from a family of engineers, who inspired his meticulous attention to detail and boundless curiosity. 

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All our guitars come with an appraisal period meaning easy returns if you’re not satisfied