1st LEFTY Electric Collings Has Arrived!

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  1. Sub City

    Sub City Supporting Member

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    Finally got my LEFTY Collings 290 after being on order for almost 1 year! It has the Black with White Fill finish and Pearloid headstock; very cool. It's a great guitar as you would expect from Collings. Includes letter from Collings verifying this as the 1st LEFTY electric made by Collings.
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  2. clemduolian

    clemduolian Silver Supporting Member

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    Congratulations!! Just yesterday I picked up my "non-lefty" 290 (vanilla white w/pearloid). They are great guitars.

    ENJOY!
     
  3. jgreen8240

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    Congratulations on a beautiful guitar. I am expecting a lefty I-35 early this week. Been a long wait for these lefties.
     
  4. BigBone

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    congrats, however a lefty just looks wrong somehow!:D
     
  5. Sub City

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    jgreen, who are you buying it from and what color/options?
     
  6. jgreen8240

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    Thanks for asking. The Music Emporium. Crimson quilt and it's the deluxe.
     
  7. theinteriorleag

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    that looks great! any upcharge for lefty?
     
  8. Sub City

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    Yes, I think it's a few hundred extra for Lefty. If you're looking for one, Mass Street Music just got one in(www.massstreetmusic.com). It's $2650 shipped to the lower 48. That one was on back-order for 6 months. It won't last long!
     
  9. jgreen8240

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    The Music Emporium should now have a Sunburst 290 available as well.
     
  10. ford

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    That is a killer looking guitar! I love the Collings 290's!
     
  11. fretnot

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    I think charging extra for a lefty is a disgrace...but that is just my opinion.
     
  12. theinteriorleag

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    Thanks for the info., but I'm with fretnot...I won't pay extra. It's bad enough that lefties generally don't get the whole array of options with most manufacturers. You do have a tempting slab of wood though!
     
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