I bought this gorgeous
instrument from a collector in the US who buys but never
plays guitars. I have regarded
it as a collectors guitar and played it for less than a
couple of hours.
It had been
ordered specially from D'Angelico through Ed Roman Guitars.
The Custom NYL-2 model is very rare and Violinburst was only available
for 2 years as a special order. As you can
imagine there are
very few Customs in that special finish and so this gorgeous
guitar represents a excellent Investment grade, Collectors
Some Custom models
have the name CUSTOM engraved on a fret marker and I have
seen one other with the guitar label inscribed NYL-2C.
This guitar has neither so I had it checked out by Vestax
who confirmed by email that this is indeed a Custom.
All these D'Angelicos
feel the same in your hands. The neck is
superb and this one plays just like my other NYL-2 but, with
the carved top, has a more complete tone - gentler and