The Infamous fifth instrument from Jimmy D'Aquisto.
Mentioned on page 93 of Paul Schmidt's book "Acquired of the Angels"
This Excel is a significant and noted piece of the D'Aquisto legend and history.
Equally so, the guitar is an incredible instrument and it's voice and tone gives insight to the sound and ablity D'Aquisto's instruments would later find in the 80s and 90s
It's is simply an...
Very rare D'Aquisto Double Cut Away Americus Model.
The 2nd of only 5 created
Original owner guitar includes all paper work from D'Aquisto
In near mint shape with only a minor headstock binding repair.
Some minor dings but absolutely no heavy wear.
Excellent tone and playability
1982 D'Aquisto New Yorker.
18 inch body with 1 3/4 nut
Beautiful imported woods, Blank ebony fingerboard (no split block inlays as on standard New Yorkers)
Some minor wear, scratches and a few imperfections in the binding.
Incredible sounding and playing instrument.
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Assembled using original parts made by James L. D'Aquisto, this Hagstrum bodied electric (The body can be seen on Jimmy's wood rack in the book "Acquired by the Angels" by Paul Schmidt on page 124) was completed using a neck and fingerboard started by D'Aquisto and finished by Cris Mirabella at the request of James D'Aquisto II for Tony DeRosa.
The tailpiece, headplate and part of the bridge...