D'Angelico EX-Style B Archtop Electric Guitar (with Case)

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Dressed up in Jazz Age elegance, the D'Angelico EX-Style B archtop is equipped with a floating Kent Armstrong pickup and Grover Super Rotomatic tuners.
What's special about this item?
Feature: What it does:
Spruce top Articulate tone, projects well, resists scratches
Ebony bridge Enhanced mass and beauty
Gold Grover Rotomatic tuners Exceptional tuning stability and classy looks
Pearl block fretboard inlays Aesthetically cool neck inlays
The D'Angelico EX-Style B Archtop electric guitar just oozes with timeless appeal. A floating Kent Armstrong humbucker projects the warm hollowbody tone resonated by this classic axe's spruce and maple body, and a 3-piece maple/rosewood/maple neck features 20 jumbo frets over a smooth and welcoming rosewood fingerboard and classy mother-of-pearl fingerboard inlays. Sleek gold hardware, multi-layer binding, Grover Super Rotomatic tuners, an archtop ebony bridge, and that D'Angelico signature stairstep tailpiece all add finishing touches to the Style B.

Archtop Spruce and Maple Body

Spruce and maple make for a bright and vibrant tone perfect for the jazz enthusiast. Spruce is great for a top tonewood -- it stands up to scratches and dings that can build up over time. Maple brings in a push on those higher frequencies to yield a crisp resonance that sparkles -- perfect for leads and licks. The gold hardware really shines nicely against the spruce top, so you'll look just as great as you sound when you shoulder this beauty.

Floating Kent Armstrong Mini Humbucker

You have a floating Kent Armstrong mini humbucking pickup in the neck position to craft a wonderful jazzy signal that's eager to hit your amplifier. This humbucker captures the EX-Style B's alluring hollowbody tone without any low-mid mud or annoying hum getting in the way. Utilize your volume and tone controls to shape the contour of your output.

Three-Piece Neck in Slim Profile

Your hand will love the feel of read more this guitar's slim-profile three-piece neck. Maple brings in a rounded brightness to give your notes an edge that's never overbearing, and walnut brings in a little midrange push along with some added high end, keeping things vibrant and punchy. The rosewood fingerboard on this appendage features 20 jumbo frets and classy mother-of-pearl fingerboard position inlays.

Features:

- Archtop hollowbody electric guitar
- Spruce top
- Maple back
- Multi-bound binding
- Signature stairstep tortoise pickguard with B style MOP inlay
- 3 piece maple/rosewood/maple neck in slim profile
- Rosewood fingerboard
- 20 jumbo frets with comfortable action
- Scale length of 24.625"
- Mother-of-pearl fingerboard inlays
- Gold hardware
- Floating Kent Armstrong mini humbucker
- One volume control
- One tone control
- Side mount switchcraft input jack
- Grover super rotomatic tuners
- Archtop ebony bridge
- Signature stairstep tailpiece
- Hardshell black tolex case included
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- Pickup: Floating Kent Armstrong
- Binding: Multi bound
- Pickguard: Signature stairstep tortoise, with B style MOP inlay
- Bridge: Archtop Ebony
- Tailpiece: Signature Stairstep
- Controls: 1 volume / 1 tone
- Hardware color: Gold
- Machine heads: Grover Super Rotomatic
- Nut: Bone 1 11/16"
- Neck Material: 3 pc neck maple/rosewood/maple
- Scale: 24.625
- Inlay: Mother of Pearl
- Finish: Acrylic Urethane Vintage Sunburst
- Input jack: Side mount switchcraft
- Case: Hardshell Black tolex
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 646-460-8472
Web: https://dangelicoguitars.com/contact/

D'Angelico EX-Style B Archtop with Case

The Standard Series Style B features an amazingly detailed headstock inlay design and a distinctive "Style B" logo on the pickguard. First mentioned in the master luthier's notebook in 1936, the Style B has a slightly smaller body and neck profile than the other archtops in our standard series lineup. The non-cutaway guitar features a beautiful vintage sunburst spruce top and a 24.75" scale length.

The standard series Style B is adorned with all of the accoutrements of its iconic predecessors including the signature stairstep pickguard and tailpiece and a distinctive mother-of-pearl inlay headstock design. The fretboard features mother-of-pearl square block inlays. A floating pickup with volume and tone controls mounted on the pickguard rounds out the electronics. Some additional modern appointments have been added including a truss rod with an Art Deco-styled cover and gold Grover Super Rotomatic tuners. A deluxe hardshell case is included.

Take a trip back to the 1930's -- the standard series Style B is unique yet traditional all at a great value.