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Taylor 814ce-N Grand Auditorium Nylon String Acoustic-Electric Guitar (SN:1106067089)

 
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You are looking at a Taylor 814ce-N Grand Auditorium Nylon String Acoustic-Electric Guitar, serial number 1106067089. This is the actual guitar you will receive should you decide to purchase.

The Taylor 800 Series Models gives their flagship rosewood/spruce 800 series guitars a whole new twist, offering up an expansive array of tone-enhancing refinements by optimizing virtually every element of the guitar's material construction. These refinements include customized bracing and wood thickness' for each shape to bring out the best tonal qualities of each, animal protein glue adhesive for superb tonal transfer, a thinner gloss finish and groundbreaking Expression System 2 electronics (ES-N electronics on nylon-string models), all packaged together with a refreshed design aesthetic. With the rebirth of the 800 series, Andy Powers, designer/luthier behind these instruments, sought to highlight the distinctive characteristics and unique acoustic voice of each different body shape.

A nylon-string acoustic crafted with the modern steel-string player in mind, the 814ce-N features a Grand Auditorium Venetian cutaway body, a Sitka spruce top & Indian rosewood back/sides, a comfortable 1-7/8" neck width and a 20"-radius ebony fingerboard. Paired with Advanced Performance Bracing with Taylor's tone-enhancing relief rout, the 814ce-N delivers a smooth, mellow voice with a rich low-end and gorgeous trebles. For a beautiful glossy luster without sacrificing tonal response, the body of the 814ce-N is all dressed up in a 3.5 mils full-gloss finish that's over 40 percent thinner. A smooth venetian cutaway offers comfortable access to the higher frets.

This tastefully appointed 814ce-N Grand Auditorium makes use of some of the finest materials available—the body, peghead, fingerboard and heelcap are all bound by pale maple and a matching pale maple back strip adds a nice touch. To showcase the rosewood-rich heritage of the 800 series and the wood's natural beauty, the 814ce-N is adorned with stunning rosewood accents which include a rosewood trim along the top edge and a stunning green abalone rosette outlined with rosewood. The fingerboard boasts elegant mother-of-pearl Element fingerboard inlays that were inspired by the diamond-like shape of the various 800 series inlays over the years. When you want to plug into a PA system or your favorite acoustic amp, onboard Taylor Expression System-N electronics offer premium plugged-in performance. This Taylor 814ce-N Grand Auditorium Nylon-String Acoustic-Electric guitar comes with the full protection of a Taylor hardshell case.

Get your Taylor 814ce-N Grand Auditorium Nylon-String Acoustic-Electric Guitar from Sam Ash Direct today. With over nine decades of experience in the music retail business, Sam Ash is dedicated to helping every player and collector find the distinctive instrument that they've been longing for. And remember, your purchase is protected by the security of our 45/60 day return/price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

  • Nylon-String Acoustic-Electric Guitar
  • Hardshell Case
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Specs
Body Size/Shape Grand Auditorium
Body Wood Indian Rosewood
Top Sitka Spruce
Bracing Advanced Performance with Relief Rout
Cutaway Venetian
Top/Body Finish Gloss 3.5 Mil
Neck Type Scarf
Neck Wood Tropical Mahogany
Neck Finish Satin
Scale Length 25-1/2"
Fingerboard Ebony
Number Of Frets 20
Nut Width 1-7/8"
Bridge Type Ebony
Nut & Saddle Tusq
Tuning Machines Classical Nickel
Electronics Taylor ES-N®
Orientation Right-Handed
Other Features 800 Series Refinements

Maple Binding and Indian Rosewood Edge Trim

Single Ring Abalone Rosette

"Element" Fingerboard Inlays

Slotted Peghead with Gloss Finish, Ebony Headstock Overlay, and Taylor Mother of Pearl Peghead Logo
Case/Bag Included Yes
Case Type Hardshell Case
Series 800
Model 814ce-N
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Warranty Info:

The manufacturer's warranty covers parts and labor for the lifetime of the product. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.

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