D'Angelico New Yorker Natural 1948

D'Angelico New Yorker Natural 1948

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Overview

John D'Angelico built 1,164 guitars between 1932 and his death in 1964. His major designs include the Excel and New Yorker, which many collectors rank as some of the finest archtop guitars ever built. Valuation on rare vintage archtops such as the New Yorker is done on a very case-by-case basis. Because the market is so specific and small, no two guitars can be accurately priced exactly the same. Many D'Angelico guitars have suffered from binding deterioration, and those with replaced binding are less desirable than others. The large-bodied New Yorker featured multi-binding on its pickguard and f-holes, and ranks as the most valuable D'Angelico. 

Years of Production: 1936 - 1964

Unique to this Era: D'Angelico switches to a stairstep-style tailpiece in 1943. By 1949, most Excels are built with a cutaway. 

Body Style: Archtop acoustic

Wood Composition: Curly Maple back and sides, Spruce top

Design Elements: Multi-bound pickguard, f-holes, split block inlays, stairstep tailpiece, multi-bound top

Product Specs

Brand
Model
  • New Yorker
Finish
  • Natural
Year
  • 1948
Categories
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
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