Shape: Single cutaway
Top: Laminated Spruce
Back: Laminated Flame Maple
Size: 17‰ۡó?W 3‰ۡó?D
Pickups: Floating Humbucker
Binding: 7 ply
Bridge: Satin Stain Rosewood
Tail piece: D‰ۡó»Angelico stairstep
Controls: 1 volume/ 1 tone
Hardware: Gold plated
Tuning Machines: Grover Super Rotomatic
Nut width: 1 11/16‰ۡó?
Neck material: Hard maple 2 pcs walnut center
Fretboard material Rosewood
Inlay: Mother of Pearl
Finishes: Natural, Vintage Sunburst, Blue Burst
Input jack: Switch Craft USA
Case: Deluxe hard case
Lefty: Yes ( Natural, Vintage Sunburst )
D‰ۡó»Angelico is the ultimate name in jazz guitar.
John D‰ۡó»Angelico produced only 1164 archtops and an original D‰ۡó»Angelico instrument has become virtually impossible to obtain. To address the high demand, D‰ۡó»Angelico Guitars of America is proud to present the archtop EXL-1, the flagship model of the Standard Series. The EXL-1 pays tribute to John D‰ۡó»Angelico and captures the classic spirit of its mid-century counterpart with its quality, playability, and style, and is offered at an attractive price point.
Upon picking up in the EXL-1, the archtop‰ۡó»s exquisite tonal response will be immediately apparent. Smoky comping chords and intricate single-note lines sound with remarkable clarity and balance. The EXL-1‰ۡó»s floating pickup design allows for unobstructed vibration on the guitar‰ۡó»s top producing maximum string resonance and ringing tones.
Like every D‰ۡó»Angelico guitar, the EXL-1 exudes elegance. Some notable features include the distinctive headstock with a mother-of-pearl Excel inlay and Art Deco truss rod cover. The beauty of the signature stairstep pickguard (with mounted volume and tone controls) and matching tailpiece is enhanced by the mother-of-pearl square block inlays, bookamatched laminated carved Spruce top, and Maple back. Gold Grover Super Rotomatic stairstep tuners and gold-plated hardware round out the EXL-1s classic appointments. A deluxe hardshell case is included.
Veteran jazz players will immediately notice the extremely comfortable neck shape, and players of other styles will feel equally at home. Whether composing on your living room couch or captivating a concert audience, the EXL-1 is the modern day equivalent to the master builder‰ۡó»s legacy.
D‰ۡó»Angelico is the ultimate name in jazz guitar. John D‰ۡó»Angelico produced only 1164 archtops, and an original D‰ۡó»Angelico instrument has become virtually impossible to obtain. To address the high demand, D‰ۡó»Angelico Guitars of America is proud to present the archtop EXL-1, the flagship model of the Standard Series. Paying homage to John D‰ۡó»Angelico, the EXL-1 captures the classic spirit of its mid-century counterpart with its unmatched quality, playability, and style, all offered at an attractive price. The EXL-1 is our best-selling guitar.