Overview

Introduced in 1994, the Grand Auditorium has earned a place as Taylor's most popular body design. This particular 400-series Grand Auditorium was part of a limited run in Fall 2012 and used Tasmanian Blackwood for the back and sides with a Western Red Cedar top. Blackwood is said to share acoustic characteristics with Koa. 

Years of Production: 2012

Body Style: Grand Auditorium

Wood Composition: Blackwood back and sides, Western Red Cedar top, Tropical Mahogany neck, Ebony fingerboard

Design Elements: Tortoise pickguard, white binding, chrome tuners, Rock Maple dot inlays

Notable Grand Auditorium Players: Lindsey Buckingham, Jason Mraz

Product Specs

Brand
Model
  • 414ce Limited Fall 2012
Finish
  • Natural
Year
  • 2012
Made In
  • United States
Categories
Body Features
  • Cutaway
Body Shape
  • Auditorium
Fretboard Material
  • Ebony
Number of Strings
  • 6 String
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed

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Reviews for the Taylor 414ce Limited Fall 2012 Natural 2012
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  • Taylor 414ce

    Just bought a Taylor 2006 414 ce what a great sounding instrument I liked that one so much I went out and bought a Taylor 1997 pinless 414 ce 2 weeks later both of them are awesome. nothing like a Taylor I am hooked VITO

  • 414ce is a buy you won't regret

    Verified Purchase

    The guitar itself came in fantastic condition. The action was a tad high so I took it to a luthier to get it lowered, but since then it's been a charm to play. It has a warm sound with surprisingly good bass response while maintaining the beautiful ringing voice that Taylor is known for. I recently …

  • Taylor 414ce

    Verified Purchase

    The 414ce is an amazing guitar, fits so nicely in my hand for chord changes & such & a nice sweet tone & sound. Great quality & craftsmanship from Taylor. I love this guitar.

  • Verified Purchase

    I already own a Taylor 810, so I was familiar with the quality of Taylor guitars. The Taylor 414ce is another fine example of Taylor quality. The fit and finish is top notch. The guitar has a very balanced sound, especially in the mid range and has great sustain. I did lower the action a bit, but th…

  • Amazing guitar

    I own the same guitar that i bought new for 2850.00 from Taylor, it is very beautiful and sounds amazing. A true artist guitar with everything you need in sound, function and quality. I have played it live and it makes heads turn. if you get the chance don't pass this guitar up.