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Collings D2HSB Dreadnought Steel String Sunburst, 2002

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The Collings D2HSB is one of the best expressions of the classic Dreadnought steel string guitar design, delivering great tone and playability in a very well built package.

This example of the Collings D2HSB series was built during 2002 in Austin, Texas and pairs a Sitka Spruce top with Indian Rosewood for the sides back and head plate. The neck and body blocks are Mahogany, with Ebony used for the bridge and fingerboard. The body binding includes Herringbone purfling, which accounts for the ‘H’ in the name.

For hardware, the tuners are Waverly open gear models, and there is a classic faux-tortoise pickguard glued to the finish (not directly to the top). There are no installed electronics, this guitar is strictly acoustic.

This fine instrument is in overall very good condition with only light wear to the finish, and light to moderate wear to the frets.

This is a great guitar, with a very full, rich tone with plenty of volume and projection. It plays very well,

This Collings D2HSB is sold with its original Collings branded hard shell case.

Collings D2HSB Specifications:

  • Top: Sitka spruce
  • Back & Sides: East Indian rosewood
  • Neck: Honduran mahogany
  • Body Binding: Ivoroid with herringbone purfling
  • Fingerboard Binding: None
  • Peghead Binding: None
  • Bridge: Ebony belly-style with 2 3/16″ spacing
  • Fingerboard: Ebony with abalone long diamond & squares
  • Fingerboard Radius: 14″ – 26″ compound
  • Bridge Pins/End Pin: Ebony with MOP dot
  • Nut: Bone, 1 11/16″
  • Saddle: Bone, drop-in
  • Neck Profile: Modified V
  • Peghead Profile: Square with volute
  • Neck Join: Mortise & tenon hybrid
  • Truss Rod: Fully adjustable
  • Frets: Medium 18% nickel-silver
  • Peghead Veneer: Stained Exotic Ebony with MOP Collings logo
  • Tuners: Nickel Waverly (16:1 ratio)
  • Backstrip: 2-style (Zipper)
  • Rosette: iv/tort/iv & b/w purflings
  • Scale Length: 25 1/2″
  • Brace Material: Sitka spruce
  • Brace Pattern: Pre-war scalloped X-brace
  • Body Finish: High gloss nitrocellulose lacquer
  • Neck Finish: High gloss polyester resin
  • Pickguard: Tortoise
  • Strings: D’Addario EJ-17 (.013″- .056″)
  • Case: Deluxe hardshell case by TKL

 


 

Price: $4,999.00 CAD
  • Model: D2HSB
  • Year: 2002
  • Finish Gloss Sunburst
  • Class: Used
  • Serial Number: 8068, built during 2002 in Austin Texas
  • Country of Origin: USA
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Date Posted: 06/10/2021

  • Consignment Item

  • Including original Hard case
  • Instrument Weight: 5.016lbs 2.28kg
  • Scale Length: 647.7mm 25.5in
  • Nut Width: 42.86mm 1.6875in
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