Collings 470 JL
Austin, TX — January 18, 2021 —Following the success of its OM1 JL signature acoustic model, Collings Guitars has again teamed up with Julian Lage and announced the release of the previously teased and highly anticipated 470 JL, an electric guitar designed from the sound up to match the exacting needs of one of the world’s preeminent guitarists.
With its innovative hollow-body trestle-block design, pinned ebony bridge with tune-o-matic saddle top and nylon saddles, and Ron Ellis Ellisonic pickups, every aspect of the 470 JL was envisioned and engineered for maximum acoustic responsiveness and tonal versatility.
Key features include:
- Fully hollow, trestle-block design
- Solid mahogany body with maple laminate top
- Ron Ellis Ellisonic pickups
- Bigsby B3 vibrato
- Pinned ebony bridge base with tune-o-matic saddle top and nylon saddles
- 470 haircut peghead
- Antiqued nitrocellulose lacquer finish available in three two-tone color options: Black, Blonde, or Sunburst
The 470 JL carries a list price of $6,600 and is available through authorized Collings retailers.
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Collings Guitars’ team of skilled luthiers build custom handmade acoustic and electric guitars, mandolins, and ukuleles in Austin, Texas. Over the past 40 years, Collings Guitars has raised the bar for quality, tone, and playability amidst a number of fine guitar companies and independent builders. Collings’ reputation for quality construction and attention to detail is internationally known, earning the patronage of some of the world’s most accomplished artists and performers.