Year: 2023

S/N: 2203293239

Weight: 3lbs 15oz

Designed to offer a comfortable, affordable option for players seeking the nylon-string sound with player-friendly appointments, the Academy 12e-N serves up snappy classical tone with a feel that's perfect for new learners and experienced players alike. Built with a solid spruce top for optimal projection, clarity and resonance, this compact Grand Concert acoustic-electric features radiused fretboard and a 1-7/8" nut width that provides ample string spacing for fingerstyle play without putting undue strain on your fretting hand. And with built-in ES-N electronics and a lightweight gig bag for protection, the Academy 12e-N has everything a budding player could need.

Grand Concert

A smaller-bodied guitar ideally suited for fingerstyle.

Layered Sapele

Layered wood construction is used to offer attractive, durable and affordable models.

Lutz Spruce

This natural hybrid of Sitka and White spruce also shares characteristics with Adirondack spruce, responding with power, richness and volume.


This pickup/preamp combo includes a built-in digital chromatic tuner.


    Scale Length 25-1/2"
    Pickguard None
    Tuners Classical Nickel
    Strings Carbon Hard Tension
    Body Width 15"
    Nut & Saddle Nubone Nut, Micarta Saddle
    Truss Rod Cover Black Plastic
    Number of Frets 17
    Case Gig Bag
    Body Length 19 1/2"
    Body Depth 4 3/8"


    Binding Edge Treatment Black
    Back Config Layered
    Rosette Size Three Ring
    Back/Side Finish Varnish
    Backstrap Wood None
    Stain/Sunburst None
    Armrest Yes
    Top Finish Varnish
    Backstrap Finish None
    Bridge Inlay None
    Armrest Binding None
    Rosette Material Baltic Birch
    Wedge None


    Neck Width 1-7/8"
    Fretboard Binding/Edge Treatment None
    Type of Neck Joint Taylor Neck
    Fretboard Wood West African Crelicam Ebony
    Heel Length 3-1/2"
    Fretboard Inlay 4mm Dots
    Heel Cap Binding Black
    Neck/Heel Mahogany
    Neck Finish Varnish


    Peghead Type Slot Head
    Headstock Overlay Copafera
    Peghead Logo Printed on Headstock Overlay
    Peghead Binding None
    Peghead Inlay None


    Bridge Pins None
    Fingerboard Ext None
    Buttons Pearloid
    Edge Trim None

Why buy from Melody Music Shop, LLC?

Located in Bloomington, Indiana, Melody Music Shop strives to maintain a diverse, high quality inventory along with exceptional customer service. We carry a wide range of instruments and accessories, including new and used guitars, band and orchestral instruments, pianos, amps, sound systems, and so much more!

With certified technicians on staff and a century + of experience between them all, you can rest assured any instrument you purchase from Melody Music Shop LLC is in the best condition possible! Our ENTIRE STORE is maintained at 50% humidity year round per manufacturer's stringent requirements. All items will be packaged carefully to ensure their safe arrival. Guitars will have their string tension lowered and packaged to manufacture specs or better. Melody Music Shop LLC guarantees quality products, fast shipping, and top-notch customer service!

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ConditionBrand New (New)
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  • Academy 12e-N
  • Natural
  • 2024
Finish Style
  • Satin
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Active Preamp
  • Yes
Model Family
Model Sub-Family
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Neck Material
  • Mahogany
Wood Top Style
  • Plain
String Type
  • Nylon
Top Material
  • Spruce
Body Shape
  • Grand Concert
Back Material
  • Sapele
Nut Width
  • 1.6875"
  • Undersaddle Piezo Pickup
Fretboard Material
  • Ebony
Color Family
  • Tan
  • Natural
Sides Material
  • Sapele
Number of Frets
  • 20

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