Premier Series

Premier EXL-1New for 2017

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.
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Premier EXL-1New for 2017

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.
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D'Angelico Mini-Humbucker
D’Angelico’s custom mini-humbucker is built for organic archtop tone, designed to pair exceptionally with the Premier EXL-1.
Cream Binding
A classic cream binding lines the Premier Series for a traditional, vintage look.
Electrozinc Strings
All models are strung with Electrozinc, co-designed by D'Angelico and D'Addario, guaranteeing exceptional longevity and tone.

Premier EXL-1 Specs

  • Body Style
    Hollow
  • Body Shape
    Archtop
  • Body Depth
    3"
  • Body Width
    17"
  • Top Material
    Laminated Spruce
  • Back Material
    Laminated Maple
  • Side Material
    Laminated Maple
  • Pickup
    D'Angelico Floating Mini-Humbucker
  • Scale
    25.5"
  • Binding
    Single Ply
  • Pickguard
    Scalini
  • Bridge
    Rosewood
  • Hardware Color
    Chrome
  • Controls
    1 Volume / 1 Tone
  • Knobs
    Mini Hexagon
  • Tailpiece
    D'Angelico Stairstep
  • Tuners
    Rotomatic Stairstep
  • Logo
    Mother of Pearl Premier Shield
  • Headstock Veneer
    Ebony
  • Nut Material
    PPS
  • Nut Size
    1 11/16"
  • Truss Rod
    Dual Action
  • Truss Rod Cover
    Aluminum Skyscraper
  • Neck Shape
    C-Shape
  • Neck Material
    Maple
  • Fretboard Material
    Rosewood
  • Side Position Marker
    Black Dot
  • Inlay
    Mother of Pearl
  • Fret Number
    22
  • Fret Wire
    Medium Jumbo
  • Strings
    D'Angelico Electrozinc Jazz 12's (12-52)
  • Strap Pin
    Two Chrome
  • Case
    Gig Bag