Taylor 514ce 2012 Natural

Reverb Estimated Used Price Range

  • $1,200$1,800

Introduced in 1994, the Grand Auditorium has earned a place as Taylor's most popular body design. The 514 model name indicates that this guitar is a part of the 500-series, which uses a Western Red Cedar top on Tropical Mahogany 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 

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

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

Design Elements: Tortoise pickguard, tortoise binding, Taylor gold tuners, deco diamond inlays

Notable Grand Auditorium Players: Lindsey Buckingham, Jason Mraz, John Petrucci

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