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 EXL-1 has been revived with all the quality expected from D’Angelico…

This single cutaway archtop features a signature D’Angelico stairstep tailpiece along with a floating pickup and hard maple neck. The EXL-1 is a pure classic reborn into the 21st century.

D'Angelico EXL-1

D'Angelico EXL-1

“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 EXL-1 features:

  • Shape: Single cutaway
  • Body: Hollow
  • Top: Laminated Spruce
  • Back: Laminated Flamed Maple
  • Size: 17 1/2″ w 3″ depth
  • Pickups: Floating Humbucker
  • Binding: 7 ply
  • Pickguard: Stairstep
  • Bridge: Satin Stain Rosewood
  • Tailpiece: D’Angelico Stairstep
  • Controls: 1 volume / 1 tone
  • Hardware: Gold plated
  • Tuning machines: Grover Super Rotomatic
  • Nut width: 1 11/16″
  • Neck material: Hard maple 2 pcs walnut center
  • Scale: 25.5 “
  • Inlays: Mother of Pearl
  • Input jack: Switch Craft USA
  • Available lefty?: No
  • Finishes: Natural, Vintage Sunburst

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


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