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Premier Series EXL-1 Hollowbody Electric Guitar with Stairstep Tailpiece

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Overview

Crafted from John D’Angelico’s original design.

D’Angelico's flagship archtop returns in the all-new Premier Series. Crafted from John D’Angelico’s original design, the Premier EXL-1's balanced, organic tone recalls the sound of a classic New York jazz box. Couple that with signature D'Angelico features in the Stairstep tailpiece, Skyscraper truss rod cover, and iconic headstock, the EXL-1 embodies elegance. Its single floating mini-humbucker highlights its naturally punchy mids and warm acoustic edge. Designed for jazz players worldwide, the Premier EXL-1 is a staple. Includes gig bag.

Features

Body
  • Body shape: Single cutaway
  • Body type: Hollowbody
  • Body material: Laminated
  • Top wood: Spruce
  • Body wood: Maple
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: C
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Joint: Set-in 
  • Scale length: 25.5 in.
  • Truss rod: Dual-action
  • Neck finish: Gloss
Fretboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: Not specified
  • Fret size: Medium 
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Block
  • Nut width: 1.687 in. (42.8 mm)
Pickups
  • Configuration: H
  • Neck: Mini humbucker
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: Not applicable
  • Brand: D'Angelico
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Series
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics: None
Controls
  • Control layout: Master volume, tone
  • Pickup switch: Not applicable
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Kill switch: No
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Compensated rosewood 
  • Tailpiece: D'Angelico Stairstep
  • Tuning machines: Chrome Rotomatic Stairstep
  • Color: Chrome
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Body shape
  • Case: Gig bag
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: Indonesia

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