D'Angelico EX-SS 15” Semi-Hollowbody guitar - $1,700

This guitar has never been played It is a NOS(New Old Stock) guitar for a collection. This color is not available anymore.
The D’Angelico name has long been synonymous with the finest archtop guitars on the planet, and has been recently resurrected though a licensing deal with John D'Angelico's estate. While these newer models are clearly not original New York D'Angelico's, they are serious, worthy instruments.

This D’Angelico EX-SS 15” semi-hollowbody features an ebony-finished laminated maple top, sides and back. The body is lightweight, resonant and open, but a solid block beneath the bridge helps restrict unwanted acoustic vibration—giving you the ability to use controlled feedback for increased sustain.

The neck is multi-ply maple/walnut, with an ebony fretboard and large mother-of-pearl block markers. A pair of Kent Armstrong vintage humbucker pickups produce a wide range of tones, from jazzy rhythms to killer blues leads. All hardware is plated in black, including the pickups, signature “stair step” tailpiece and Grover Imperial tuners, giving this a sophisticated, black-on-black intensity.

The top, back and “stairstep” tortoiseshell pickguard all feature 5-ply binding. F-holes are bound, as well. The split-pediment headstock offers a faithful reproduction of D’Angelico’s iconic original. The workmanship, features and finish are all excellent, and the quality is top notch. It’s just not exactly … you know, a real D’Angelico.

*D’Angelico’s Master Builder line is made in the U.S.

• 15” single-cutaway archtop semi-hollowbody construction
• Laminated maple top, back and sides
• 5-ply binding on top, back and pickguard
• Bound f-holes
• 2 x Kent Armstrong Vintage Humbuckers, w/ black plating
• 2 x Volume, 2 x Tone controls w/ 3-way toggle selector
• Maple/walnut neck construction
• Bound ebony fretboard w/ large mother-of-pearl markers
• Black staircase tailpiece
• 25” scale
• 1 11/16” nut width
• Black-plated Grover Imperial tuners
• Black tuneomatic bridge
• Deluxe hardshell case

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