Excel 59

The EX-59 dates back to 1959. 

Originally designed by master-luthier John D’Angelico in 1959, the EX-59 is a classic archtop but equipped with P-90 pickups, ideal for the player who wants to exercise some attitude. Its 17-inch body and signature D’Angelico headstock come together to create excellent balance and playability. An exact replica of the original EX-59, this reissue keeps the ’59 flair, accentuated by the absence of a pickguard and complete with retro-vibe volume and tone knobs. Buttery but unafraid to bite, the EX-59 has been adopted by blues icon Robert Randolph as his guitar of choice.

Excel 59 technical specifications

Manufacturer D'Angelico
Series Standard Series
Made In USA
GTIN 14 00852662680850
Manufacturer Part Number DAEX59SB, EX-59 NAT, DAEX59NT, DAEX59NAT, EX 59 NAT
Colour Black
Lefty/Right Handed Left Handed, Right Handed
Body Type Chambered
Body Shape Family Other
Top Material Family Ash
Body Material Family Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene
Fretboard Material Family Brownwood
Neck Material Family Birch
String Number 6
Number of Frets 17
Pickup Configuration H
Pickup Brand Aguilar
Active Pickup? No, Yes
Tremolo Yes, No
Tremolo Brand Aria
Left-Friendly? Yes, No

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