D’angelico Guitars of America is re-introducing the coveted Excel line of guitars that Master Luthier John D’Angelico crafted throughout the middle of the 20th century. The EX-SD boasts the same beauty that has been synonymous with the D’Angelico name since the beginning.

The EX-SD is a chambered solidbody guitar that is not purely about looks, it also sounds incredible. Features include a Maple top, Kent Armstrong Vintage Pickups with the vintage PAF tones that are so sought-after throughout the 6-string world. The EX-SD is not one to be overlooked.

D'Angelico EX-SD

D'Angelico EX-SD

“We’ve spent the last year working tirelessly to bring these classic guitars back to life. D’Angelico is a legacy of excellence and that reflects in every model and product we offer. Now music lovers, guitar players and guitar collectors everywhere have the chance to experience owning a product held to the D’Angelico standard of excellence for a surprisingly accessible price.” (Brenden Cohen, CEO of D’Angelico Guitars)

D’Angelico EX-SD features:

  • Shape: Single cutaway
  • Body: Chambered Solid Body
  • Top: Flamed Maple
  • Back: Carved Indonesian mahagony
  • Size: 13″
  • Pickups: 2 Kent Armstrong Humbuckers
  • Binding: 5 ply
  • Pickguard: Stairstep
  • Bridge: Gold Tune-O-Matic
  • Tailpiece: Stopbar
  • Controls: 2 volume / 2 tone / 3 way toggle
  • Hardware: Gold plated
  • Tuning machines: Grover Super Rotomatic
  • Nut width: 1 11/16″
  • Neck material: 1-piece Indonesian mahagony
  • Scale: 24 3/4″
  • Inlays: Mother of Pearl
  • Input jack: Switch Craft USA
  • Available lefty?: No
  • Finishes: Natural, Cherry Sunburst, White, Black

Could this be 2013 Guitar of the Year? You decide…


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