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Collings Statesman LC Tobacco Sunburst TV Jones #16036  From Collings

Filtertrons and a sexy tobacco sunburst top make this Statesman all around knockout!


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What We Think

Weight: 6.05 lbs.

What a beauty! The Statesman LC seems to simultaneously occupy the elegant territory of the I-35 LC, while matching the brawn of the CL Deluxe. The neck feels extremely comfortable all the way up to the 22nd fret, with single notes and chords ringing out equally and effortlessly. Think "Gretsch", but better and for the modern player! Throw in a pair of TV Jones Filtertrons and a buttery smooth Bigsby vibrato and you've got a guitar that hits all the right notes. This baby is the real deal!

Collings Statesman LC #16036

Eddie does a quick iPad demo of the Collings Statesman. Filtertrons and the tobacco sunburst finish make it an all around knockout.

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Manufacturer's Description from Collings

Inspired by the classic sounds pioneered by players such as Chet Atkins and Eddie Cochran, the fully-hollow Statesman LC captures the vibe and tones of this iconic era with a trestle-braced maple laminate body, Bigsby B3 vibrato and TV Jones Filtertron pickups.

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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.




Serial Number: 16036

Select Figured Maple Laminate Body

Fully-hollow Construction with Parallel Trestle Bracing

Ivoroid Top/Back/Binding

Slim Contour F-holes

High Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish

Unbound Flared "Haircut" Peghead

15-degree Headstock Angle

Ebony Peghead Overlay with Inlaid Collings Logo

Ebony Fingerboard with No Fingerboard Inlays

Archtop Mortise and Tenon Neck Joint

22 frets, Neck Joins the Body at the 19th Fret

Medium-Fat "C" Neck Shape

12" Fingerboard Radius

1 11/16" Bone Nut

24 7/8" Scale Length

Medium 18% Nickel-silver Fretwire

Fully Adjustable Truss Rod

Black or Cream Pickup Rings and Black or Amber Top Hat Knobs

Dual TV Jones FilterTron Pickups

1950's Style Wiring Scheme

CTS 500K Pots and Jupiter Yellow Vintage Tone Capacitors

Switchcraft Toggle Switch and Output Jack

Pinned Ebony Bridge w/ Tune-o-Matic Style Saddle

Nickel Gotoh SG301 Tuners w/ Vintage-style Buttons 1:18 Ratio

Recommended String Gauge - D'Addario EXL-115 (.011"-.049")

Collings Deluxe Hardshell Case by Ameritage

Bigsby B3 Tremolo

Body Length: 19"

Body Depth at Side: 1 5/8"

Lower Bout Width: 15"

Total Length: 41"

Scale Length: 24 7/8"

Standard Nut Width: 1 11/16"