D'Angelico Premier Series EXL-1 Hollowbody Electric Guitar with Stairstep Tailpiece

  • Item # 1422533
  • Model # DAPEXL1OTCT
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Based on John D'Angelico's original flagship archtop design, the Premier Series EXL-1 delivers the classic, warm jazz box tone of smoky nights in New York City jazz clubs. Signature art-deco elements—… Learn More

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Classic jazzbox tone and stylish Art Deco looks.

Based on John D'Angelico's original flagship archtop design, the Premier Series EXL-1 delivers the classic, warm jazz box tone of smoky nights in New York City jazz clubs. Signature art-deco elements—skyscraper truss rod cover, carved headstock, stair step tuners and tailpiece—supply elegant looks, while the Duncan-Designed floating mini-humbucker brings the naturally punchy mids and warm acoustic resonance to life. If you play jazz, you've always wanted a guitar like this one. Own the archtop you've always wanted—order your EXL-1 today.

Features

  • Gloss-finish archtop hollowbody with laminated maple back and spruce top
  • Bound 25.5"-scale maple neck with 16"-radius 22-fret rosewood fretboard
  • Duncan-Designed floating mini-humbucker
  • Compensated top rosewood floating bridge, Rotomatic "Stairstep" tuners

Technical Specification

D'Angelico Premier Series EXL-1 Hollowbody Electric Guitar with Stairstep Tailpiece

Body

  • Body shape: Archtop
  • Body type: Hollow body
  • Body material: Laminated
  • Top wood: Spruce
  • Body wood: Maple
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed

Neck

  • Neck shape: C standard
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Joint: Set-through
  • Scale length: 25.5 in.
  • Truss rod: Dual-action
  • Neck finish: Gloss

Fretboard

  • Material: Ovankol
  • Radius: 16 in.
  • Fret size: Medium jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Mother-of-pearl Split block
  • Nut width: 1.687 in. (42.8 mm) Bone

Pickups

  • Configuration: H
  • Neck: Floating humbucker
  • Middle:
  • Bridge:
  • Brand: Duncan Designed
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Parallel
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics: None

Controls

  • Control layout: Master volume, tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Coil tap or split:
  • Kill switch: No

Hardware

  • Bridge type: Other
  • Bridge design: Compensated top rosewood base
  • Tailpiece: D'Angelico Stairstep
  • Tuning machines: Rotomatic Stairstep
  • Color: Chrome

Other

  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Neck binding
  • Case: Gig bag
  • Accessories:
  • Country of origin: Indonesia