While the first wave of Fender acoustics in the mid-'60s strutted a unique modern set of features, the F-series was a more traditional set of dreadnoughts. The F-55-12 was a 12-string entry in the series. 

Years of Production: 
1972 - 1981

Wood Composition: Burbinga back and sides, Spruce top, Rosewood fingerboard

Product Specs

  • F-55-12
  • Natural
  • 1978
Fretboard Material
  • Rosewood
Neck Material
  • Mahogany
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Top Material
  • Spruce

From the Price Guide

Reviews for the Fender F-55-12 Natural 1978
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  • Very playable 12 String

    I fell in love with this flea market find. The sound is rich and full. The play-ability is so good that an old 6 string player like me can pick it up and make it sing. Mine has electronics (original?) and sounds great plugged in or acoustic. For the low prices these are getting, this is a real…

  • 1973 Fender F-55 12-string

    Verified Purchase

    Wow! The sound I thought I would get from a 70's F series. I love it! I have an F-75 that I purchased new in 1979 and I am in love with these guitars. The tone is rich and pure. The playability is great. Only down-side is the nut is broken on the 55 so I need to get it repaired.