You can purchase this with the Reunion Blues gigbag, or if you like we can swap that out for a period hard shell case.
This extremely fine sounding, handsome guitar is made from solid East Indian rosewood for the sides, back, East Indian veneer for the headplate overlay, solid ebony for the fingerboard and bridge. Said fingerboard is inlaid with 5 etched squares in 3 positions on frets 5, 7 and 9. The drop-in bridge saddle is bone and compensated and the bridge pins are ebony with mother of pearl dots. The headstock shape is squared and hosts the Collings script pearl logo inlaid above the square slots. Its high quality side-mounted tuners are Waverly brand.
Behold a dreadnought with a comfortable 1 13/16th" nut width and strings spacing at the bridge of 2 5/16th". It shows normal signs of use and wear and, as well, at least one repaired and touched up deeper ding or mark on the upper treble side. This has been “brought up to level” by way of drop fill. There is a former (but now humidified and glued) seam separation from the bottom of the soundhole to the bottom of the face. This guitar was, in the past, allowed to become dry – our workshop has humidified it and brought it back to normal levels - however, there is a tactile effect on the Sitka spruce top in which the grain of the spruce can be felt when the pads of the fingers are run across it. A strap button has been installed in the correct place on the treble side of the heel. Its playing action is low and comfortable, the guitar plays effortlessly and, because the “S” shaped (longer) body joins the fingerboard at the 12th fret and it actually has, by our calculation, 61 cubic inches of additional air space inside, and from the fact that it’s 16 years old, this an incredibly loud instrument producing a marvelous complexity of tone.
We should also add that, for the performer who plays out, there is a Fishman Matrix pickup system inside the guitar with a 9v battery in Velcro’d® sack.
This is a very fine player, a progenitor of glorious tone and surprising volume and projection, and a guitar that will give its next owner considerable pleasure to own and play over his or her lifetime.
This WAS $2,881 at our Discount Price, or at our Cash Discount Price, $2,795 but it is presently "on hold" for a buyer and cannot be ordered.