Collings 01 SB Baked Sitka/Mahogany Sunburst #30713 - Used  From Collings

Earthy, historic single O with a handsome burst!   

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Condition: Used, Excellent

THIS is the smallbody guitar we all want.  Sits in the lap like a happy cat but makes many guitars twice its size sound like wimps by comparison.  About as perfect a balance as you can strike from bass to treble with a woody, warm, organic tone that you want from a guitar that's already seen a few years of playtime.  Not that you could tell from looking at it!  Very, very clean cosmetically. The previous owner took care of this little beast, that's for sure--your turn!   

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Manufacturer's Description from Collings

With the exception of the Baby, the 0 is our smallest guitar and is offered with the same shorter scale found on the 12-fret 00. Although measuring only 13.5 inches in width (smaller than a typical classical guitar), the Collings 0 has tone and volume that belies its first impression as being less than full-sized. It can double as a travel guitar or a small OM, performing both roles equally well. The same neck and woods options offered with larger Collings models are available on the 0 as well, giving players an almost infinite range of tonal possibilities. 

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About Manufacturer

Sound Pure is a proud dealer of Collings Acoustics, Electrics, and Mandolins, with a large inventory and new guitars arriving regularly.  Each instrument in stock is professionally photographed, and we have video reviews with studio-quality sound and HD video quality.

Bill Collings has been inspiring generations of guitarists with his fine guitars and mandolins since the 1970s. After dropping out of medical school to pursue his interest in guitar building, he moved to Austin, Texas where he and his company, Collings Guitars, operate to this day.  From his humble beginnings as a one-man operation in a two-bedroom apartment to his current 22,000 square-foot facility and approximately 70 employees, Collings has built a reputation for producing high quality instruments with care and precision. 

Perhaps best known for flat-top acoustic guitars, Collings excels in a variety of classic-inspired designs and modern build concepts. Their D series guitars represent their take on the iconic 14-fret square-shouldered dreadnought and include the highly-favored D1 and D2H models with mahogany and rosewood back and sides respectively. These guitars are extremely well-balanced and have a strong reputation for reliability and consistently becoming stronger as the woods open up over time. The CW models in this series feature Adirondack tops, larger sound holes, and other specs especially coveted by bluegrass flat pickers for their volume and responsiveness. The Collings OM series guitars tend to be lively, balanced, and lyrical. These guitars are hugely popular amongst fingerstyle players for their dynamic sensitivity, size, and playability. One of the most versatile acoustic guitar designs, Collings OMs can also handle heavy strumming and flat picking easily when the player needs to dig in. The CJ is a fantastic slope-shouldered dreadnought, and the SJ is their incredible small jumbo design. Collings also makes astounding parlor-style 0, 00, 000, and Baby guitars, which are perfect for performance or travel and offered with the same variety of options as the larger lines for true customization of tone and appearance. Rounding out Collings’ acoustic lines is the C10, which is modeled after a parlor guitar but with a design concept that makes it a favorite of electric players.

Collings is ahead of the pack in the acoustic guitar game, but it certainly does not end there. Their electric guitars are highly regarded amongst players across the entire spectrum of musical traditions. Designed and built with the same knowledge and attention to detail as the flat-tops, Collings electrics are quickly gaining recognition as contending with the best of the best of electric guitars. Hard rockers and country pickers and everyone in between can find a Collings electric to fit their style, from the Les Paul-inspired shapes of the 290, 360, and CL series to the semi-hollow I-35s and SoCo Deluxe models. Collings also offers A and T-style mandolins, as well as concert and tenor ukuleles. 

 

Every Collings instrument has been built with the same standard of craftsmanship and quality that any discerning musician deserves to experience in the tools they select for their musical journey. At Sound Pure, we believe that the tools you equip yourself with can either enhance or hinder you on your journey, so we make it our job to research and choose what we find to be the very best instruments for our clients. We are confident that any Collings guitar that leaves the shop will meet their standards, as well as ours. If you find that we do not currently have the exact specs you need we are happy to make custom orders for our customers to build their own dream guitar.

 

Specifications

Model: 01 SB

Serial: 30713

Year: 2020

Top: Sitka (Baked)

Back & Sides: Honduran Mahogany

Construction: Traditional

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: Tortoise Style

Nut: Bone, 1 3/4"

Saddle: Bone, Cutthrough

Neck Profile: Traditional

Peghead Profile: Tapered Sqaure

Neck Joint: Mortise & Tenon Hybrid

Truss Rod: Fully Adjustable

Frets: Medium 18% Nickel-Silver

Peghead Veneer: Ebony

Tuners: Nickel Waverly w/Ivoroid Buttons (16:1 Ratio)

Backstrip: 1-Style Walnut

Rosette: Custom Wood Rosette

Scale Length: 24 7/8"

Brace Material: Sitka Spruce

Brace Pattern: Custom Traditional Series Pre-War Scalloped X-Brace (No Tongue Brace)

Fingerboard Radius: 14" - 26" Compound

Body Finish: High Gloss Ultra-Thin Nitrocellulose Lacquer

Neck Finish: High Gloss Ultra-Thin Nitrocellulose Lacquer

Pickguard: Tortoise

Case: Collings Traditional Series