D’Angelico Excel EXL-1



Step into the world of superior musical expression with the D’Angelico Excel EXL-1, a stunningly crafted archtop guitar that blends traditional design with modern features. The EXL-1 showcases a single floating mini-humbucker at the neck, delivering smooth, clear tones perfect for jazz, blues, and everything in between. Its fully hollow body, constructed from spruce and laminated flamed maple, exudes a rich, warm resonance that’s truly in a class of its own. The guitar’s Art-Deco aesthetic is accentuated by its signature Stairstep tailpiece and iconic headstock, evoking a timeless charm. With a comfortable C-shape neck and a rosewood fretboard for effortless playability, the D’Angelico Excel EXL-1 sets the standard for high-quality guitars. Immerse yourself in the legacy of legendary sound with the Excel EXL-1.


  • Body: Laminated spruce top, laminated maple back/sides
  • Neck: Three-piece maple/walnut/maple
  • Scale: 25.5″/648mm
  • Fingerboard: Pau ferro
  • Frets: 22
  • Pickups: Seymour Duncan Johnny Smith mini-humbucker
  • Controls: 1x volume, 1x tone, three-way pickup selector
  • Hardware: Grover Super Rotomatic stair-step tuners, gold stair-step tailpiece
  • Left-handed?: Yes (Natural finish only)
  • Finish: Black, Iced Tea Burst, Natural, Vintage Sunburst