The Taylor 855-CE 12-string was built with Rosewood back and sides, a Tropical American Mahogany neck, and a Spruce top.  As the CE in the title indicates, this 12-string included onboard electronics and a Venetian cutaway.

Years of Production: 
1993 - 2010

Body Style: 

Wood Composition: 
Rosewood back and sides, Mahogany neck, Spruce top, Ebony fingerboard

Design Elements: 
Tortoiseshell pickguard, black plastic binding, scalloped x-bracing, Taylor Expression System electronics

Notable Taylor Players: 
Lindsey Buckingham, Taylor Swift, Dave Matthews, Leo Kottke 

Product Specs

  • 855-CE 12 String
  • Natural
  • 2010
Made In
  • United States
Back Material
  • Rosewood
Body Features
  • Cutaway
Body Shape
  • Jumbo
Fretboard Material
  • Ebony
Neck Material
  • Mahogany
Number of Strings
  • 12 String
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Sides Material
  • Rosewood
Top Material
  • Spruce

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Reviews for the Taylor 855-CE 12 String Natural 2010
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  • 2010 Taylor 855ce 12 string Acoustic Electric Guitar

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    I was used to playing a LOUD Martin D1228-32 12 string. But, after a couple days, I started to appreciate the sound of this Taylor. Now, I can hardly keep my hands off of it. It definitely doesn't have the volume acoustically, but it sustains as long as you could ever want it to. The play-ability …