Taylor 414ce 2001 Natural

Reverb Estimated Used Price Range

  • $805$1,300

Introduced in 1994, the Grand Auditorium has earned a place as Taylor's most popular body design. The 414 model name indicates that this guitar is a part of the 400-series, which uses a Sitka Spruce top on Ovangkol back and sides. The 14 in the name labels this as a Grand Auditorium, and the CE means that it is a cutaway with electronics. 

Years of Production: 1998 - present 

Unique to this Era: This version of the 414-CE predates the introduction of the Taylor Expression System, so the pickup system is from Fishman. 

Body Style: Grand Auditorium with forward shifted bracing pattern and Venetian cutaway

Wood Composition: Ovangkol back and sides, Sitka Spruce top, Tropical Mahogany neck, Ebony fingerboard

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

Notable Grand Auditorium Players: Lindsey Buckingham, Jason Mraz


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