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2019 Collings SoCo LC

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Serial #: 19153

Finish: Amber sunburst, nitrocellulose type

Body size at lower bout: 15". Scale length: 24 7/8" Nut Width: 1 11/16" Neck Depth: .84/.99, 1st/12th frets

Materials: Flamed arched tiger flame maple body; Honduran mahogany neck; inset maple center block; solid rosewood fingerboard; bound body and neck.

Hardware: All original nickel hardware includes Lollar Low Wind Imperial humbuckers; Gotoh/Collings tuners with ivoroid keys; Kluson stop tailpiece and adjustable compensated ABR-1 style bridge; 3 way pickup selector switch; amber bell knobs.

Notes: Handbuilt in Austin to the highest standards of craft, the Collings SoCo is a blend of two of the world's most iconic electric guitars. Taking the Gibson ES-335 as a starting point, the SoCo LC adds classic Les Paul body styling, and ups the game with a premium tiger maple top with extravagant bookmatched flame. With its solid maple center block and stop tail design, the SoCo LC enhances sustain, with the laminate body providing superior feedback resistance at higher volume levels.

This gleaming example shows lustrous flame figure throughout, and has been maintained in superb original condition: without pick, buckle, thumb or fingerboard wear, the instrument appears all but unplayed. The classic gentle C profile neck offers smooth low action over gleaming traditional medium nickel-silver fretwire, and the tone is pure bliss, from blues to bebop to rockabilly heaven.

The instrument is simply a delight to play, with a fresh high-precision setup, and all original paperwork. Always a welcome find, from one of our favorite builders. One only, call now.

Setup: This instrument is strung with medium gauge nickel roundwound strings. The guitar will accommodate lighter or heavier gauge strings, according to preference. String action is set at 4/64" to 5/64" at the 12th fret, with moderate relief for acoustic playing with medium strings. The action may be lowered or raised to your requirements with the adjustable bridge.

Case: Original premium Ameritage arched plush lined hardshell case.








































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