Premier Series

Premier EXL-1Upgraded Features

  • New Finish!
  • New Finish!
D'Angelico's flagship archtop—now available in the Premier Series. Crafted from John D’Angelico’s original design, the Premier EXL-1's balanced, organic tone captures the unmistakable sound of a New York jazz box. Couple that with signature D'Angelico features in the Stairstep tailpiece and iconic headstock, the EXL-1 embodies elegance. Its single floating mini-humbucker highlights its naturally punchy mids and warm acoustic edge. Designed for jazzers at every turn, the Premier EXL-1 is the finest archtop in its class. Now available in Ocean Turquoise, Fiesta Red, and Champagne.
US MAP: $799.99
US MAP: $799.99
US MAP: $799.99
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Premier EXL-1Upgraded Features

Where to buy
D'Angelico's flagship archtop—now available in the Premier Series. Crafted from John D’Angelico’s original design, the Premier EXL-1's balanced, organic tone captures the unmistakable sound of a New York jazz box. Couple that with signature D'Angelico features in the Stairstep tailpiece and iconic headstock, the EXL-1 embodies elegance. Its single floating mini-humbucker highlights its naturally punchy mids and warm acoustic edge. Designed for jazzers at every turn, the Premier EXL-1 is the finest archtop in its class. Now available in Ocean Turquoise, Fiesta Red, and Champagne.
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Premier EXL-1 Specs

MODEL
  • Premier EXL-1 Ocean Turquoise
HARDWARE
  • Chrome
HEAD
  • Mother of Pearl Premier Shield Logo
  • Serial Number, Silver Screen
  • Rotomatic Stairstep
  • D'Angelico Electrozinc Jazz 12's (12-52)
  • Aluminum Skyscraper, Chrome
  • 1 11/16”
  • PPS
FINGERBOARD
  • Ovangkol
  • Multi-ply
  • Medium Jumbo
  • 25.5”
  • 14"
  • MOP Acrylic Block
  • Black Dot
  • 22
NECK
  • 3 piece
  • C-Shape
  • Set-Thru
  • 20mm
  • 22mm
  • Dual Action
BODY
  • Hollowbody Archtop
  • 3"
  • 17"
  • Ocean Turquoise
  • Single Cutaway
  • Laminated Spruce
  • Laminated Flame Maple
  • Laminated Flame Maple
  • Multi-ply Cream
  • Ovangkol
  • D’Angelico Stairstep Trapeze
  • Two Chrome
  • Yes
  • 2 Black Hex Knobs
  • Yes
ELECTRONICS (Electric)
  • 1 Floating Mini Humbucker / 1 volume / 1 tone
  • Duncan-Designed Floating Mini-Humbucker
  • N/A
CASE
  • Gig Bag
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Premier EXL-1 Specs

MODEL
  • Premier EXL-1 Fiesta Red
HARDWARE
  • Chrome
HEAD
  • Mother of Pearl Premier Shield Logo
  • Serial Number, Silver Screen
  • Rotomatic Stairstep
  • D'Angelico Electrozinc Jazz 12's (12-52)
  • Aluminum Skyscraper, Chrome
  • 1 11/16”
  • PPS
FINGERBOARD
  • Ovangkol
  • Multi-ply
  • Medium Jumbo
  • 25.5”
  • 14"
  • MOP Acrylic Block
  • Black Dot
  • 22
NECK
  • 3 piece
  • C-Shape
  • Set-Thru
  • 20mm
  • 22mm
  • Dual Action
BODY
  • Hollowbody Archtop
  • 3"
  • 17"
  • Fiesta Red
  • Single Cutaway
  • Laminated Spruce
  • Laminated Flame Maple
  • Laminated Flame Maple
  • Multi-ply Cream
  • Ovangkol
  • D’Angelico Stairstep Trapeze
  • Two Chrome
  • Yes
  • 2 Black Hex Knobs
  • Yes
ELECTRONICS (Electric)
  • 1 Floating Mini Humbucker / 1 volume / 1 tone
  • Duncan-Designed Floating Mini-Humbucker
  • N/A
CASE
  • Gig Bag
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Premier EXL-1 Specs

MODEL
  • Premier EXL-1 Champagne
HARDWARE
  • Chrome
HEAD
  • Mother of Pearl Premier Shield Logo
  • Serial Number, Silver Screen
  • Rotomatic Stairstep
  • D'Angelico Electrozinc Jazz 12's (12-52)
  • Aluminum Skyscraper, Chrome
  • 1 11/16”
  • PPS
FINGERBOARD
  • Ovangkol
  • Multi-ply
  • Medium Jumbo
  • 25.5”
  • 14"
  • MOP Acrylic Block
  • Black Dot
  • 22
NECK
  • 3 piece
  • C-Shape
  • Set-Thru
  • 20mm
  • 22mm
  • Dual Action
BODY
  • Hollowbody Archtop
  • 3"
  • 17"
  • Champagne
  • Single Cutaway
  • Laminated Spruce
  • Laminated Flame Maple
  • Laminated Flame Maple
  • Multi-ply Cream
  • Ovangkol
  • D’Angelico Stairstep Trapeze
  • Two Chrome
  • Yes
  • 2 Black Hex Knobs
  • Yes
ELECTRONICS (Electric)
  • 1 Floating Mini Humbucker / 1 volume / 1 tone
  • Duncan-Designed Floating Mini-Humbucker
  • N/A
CASE
  • Gig Bag