American Acoustech ESVL-1

Pete Palmeri

AxVault Record No.: 3006

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  • Type: Acoustic
  • Manufacturer: American Acoustech
  • Model/Stylename: ESVL-1
  • Serial Number: 1192
  • Serial Number Location: In sound hole
  • Condition: Perfect
  • Description: Here is a description from Premier Guitar 6/11- Pete Palmeri's ESVL-1 was handmade in Brockport, NY. The company started as a project between a group of luthiers and the mechanical engineering department at the Rochester Institute of Technology. They produced steel string guitars from the mid '90s to the early '00s. Palmeri says, "I own six acoustic guitars and this one sounds sweeter than them all." The label is signed by the builders. Read more:;
  • Vintage Guitar? No

2 responses to “ESVL-1”

  1. Dave Stutzman

    We built them to be a “Chevy Nova with a Corvette engine”. Simple esthetics, but top bracing to provide a powerful, clear sound, and they sold for $499.00 – $799.00.
    Glad you enjoy yours!
    Dave Stutzman

  2. Don Kunes

    have a ESVL-1 #57….great sound

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