Here for sale we have a Taylor 712e 12-Fret electro-acoustic guitar in Gloss Natural finish. Made in the USA in 2021, this guitar features an all-solid construction comprising a Lutz Spruce top with Koa binding and Douglas Fir rosette, Indian Rosewood back and sides. A Tropical Mahogany neck is joined to a 18 fret Abalone fret marker West African Crelicam Ebony fingerboard with matching bridge along with a set of open gear tuning machines. The electronics featured in this guitar consists of a Taylor Expression System 2 with controls for volume, bass and treble.

The Tropical Mahogany neck plays very well, with a Soft ‘V’ profile that fills the hand, feeling thick enough to inspire confidence and feel dependable without being cumbersome. The West African Crelicam Ebony fingerboard feels smooth to the touch, and with the 14" radius provides a playing surface capable of a wide variety of playing styles, whilst fretting is a breezy and sumptuous affair in any register. The 12-fret body design feels great in both seated and standing positions, making this guitar great for long durations of playing. 

The voice of this guitar is warm and detailed, with the Indian Rosewood back and sides producing a punchy and responsive midrange. The Lutz Spruce top provides a balanced, seasoned tone with plenty of low end power and warm detail. The understated high end of this guitar remains detailed but subtle, adding unique character to this instrument. This guitar features a V-Class Bracing design which results in more flexibility for the top to resonate, delivering more volume and a well-defined, full tone. The Taylor Expression System 2 captures the natural voice of the instrument, whilst providing the user to sculpt their desired sound all from the instrument. Overall an excellent guitar, great for all sorts of genres but particularly excelling in singer-songwriter rhythm styles.


Brand - Taylor

Model - 712e 12-Fret

Finish - Gloss Natural

Year - 2021

Made In - USA

Top - Lutz Spruce

Back/Sides - Indian Rosewood

Neck - Tropical Mahogany

Fingerboard - West African Crelicam Ebony

Fingerboard Radius - 14"

Frets - 12 clear, 18 total

Scale Length- 24.75"

Nut Width - 1.769”

Pickups - Taylor Expression System 2


Luthier Report


Our ID: 106042421210

Weight: 4.25lbs

Serial Number: 1209291090


Aesthetic Condition:

Headstock: Overall excellent condition, it is difficult to discern any markings to the headstock. 

Neck: Overall very good condition, the rear of the neck shows some light indentation behind the 2nd-3rd frets. Similar indentation can be found to the treble side of the heel. A small amount of finish has flaked off the fingerboard edge at the bass side of the third fret.

Body: Overall excellent condition, it is difficult to discern any markings to the body. 

Condition of Frets:

The frets demonstrate very light signs of use, not affecting playability. There is considerable material remaining for any fret work the new owner may wish to perform.

Current Set Up:

Truss Rod: Fully functional. Truss rod tool (1/4" socket) not included.

Hardware: Fully functional with very light signs of wear.

Structural: No concerns or issues to note. 

Strings on Guitar - 11-52

Height of string from 12th Fret- Treble 1.75mm - Bass 2mm

Please be aware that the action on a guitar may move slightly in transit and this measurement is the current height.

There is only light room remaining in the saddle for further adjustments.


Electrics:

Fully functional. 

Case & Accessories:

Taylor hard case

The case demonstrates very light signs of use.

Please be aware that for international buyers import fees are not included in our postage and packaging cost, this only covers the cost of the guitar being sent to you. Import fees will be charged by Customs upon the guitar's arrival in the recipient country. Due to Brexit, this also applies to EU buyers. We advise checking the total import cost with Customs as this is not information we are able to accurately provide.

Listeda month ago
ConditionExcellent (Used)
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Brand
Model
  • 712e 12-Fret with V-Class Bracing
Finish
  • Gloss Natural
Categories
Year
  • 2021
Made in
  • United States
Model sub-family
Pickup
  • Internal Piezo Pickup
String Type
  • Steel
Right/left-handed
  • Right-Handed
Active Preamp
  • Yes
Number of strings
  • 6-string
Neck material
  • Mahogany
Offset body
  • No
Wood top style
  • Plain
Series
Back material
  • Rosewood
Sides material
  • Rosewood
Finish style
  • Gloss
Top material
  • Spruce
Body shape
  • Grand concert
Model family
Fretboard material
  • Ebony
Colour Family
  • Tan
  • Natural
Number of frets
  • 18

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