The Collings D1 is an ideal dreadnought guitar. The D1 provides a big dynamic voice in an aesthetically simple package. Don't let the simplicity fool you- the Collings D1 is a complex cannon that is suitable for flat picking, fingerpicking, or front porch strumming.
In recent years dreadnoughts made with Spruce and Mahogany have become the preferred choice of many flatpickers for their ability to cut through when playing lead and producing a big lush tone perfect for backup. Collings Guitars are the choice of many professionals and one can see why after spending a few minutes with this instrument.
Oh- let's not forget to mention the Collings Traditional Case that it comes with. Collings Traditional Cases are the Collings Guitar Companies redesigns of the classic cases of the 1920s and 30s and perfectly pair with Collings Traditional Series instruments.