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712ce 12-Fret
Price: $4,098 US MSRP / Series: 700
712ce 12-Fret

On Taylor’s 12-fret Grand Concert models, the neck meets the body at the 12th fret rather than the 14th, and the bridge position is closer to the center of the lower bout. The result is a splash of extra tonal depth. The classic pairing of rosewood and spruce yields a full-range acoustic voice, while the smaller body keeps the overtones in check and fits nicely in a mix with other instruments. A short-scale 24-7/8-inch neck adds comfort to the playing experience, while a Venetian cutaway invites players up the fretboard. A Vintage Sunburst top and neck, grained ivoroid binding and rosette, and grained ivoroid Heritage Diamond fretboard inlays evoke an old-soul persona. Stage-friendly Taylor Expression System® 2 acoustic electronics translate the acoustic dynamics and tonal detail into exceptional amplified tone.  

Features

Discover the features that make this guitar unique

Grand Concert

Shapes

A smaller-bodied guitar ideally suited for fingerstyle.

Sitka Spruce

Top Woods

The soundboard choice for most guitars, Sitka spruce produces a broad dynamic range and accommodates a versatile range of playing styles.

Indian Rosewood

Body Woods

The tonewood superstar. Popular, traditional, and versatile, Bob Taylor puts Indian rosewood among the greatest tonewoods ever.

Expression System® 2

Electronics

The Expression System® 2 captures more of a guitar’s dynamic properties using a breakthrough behind-the-saddle design.

Venetian Cutaway

Cutaways

The Venetian cutaway is known for its soft, round lines.The sloping peak of the cutaway will vary depending on the shape of the guitar.

Options

Additional Cost
$12
Abalone dot bridge pins (set of 6)
$120
Bone nut/saddle
$20
Taylor gold tuners (set of 6)
$200
12-fret version (Grand Concert models only)
$200
Nut widths: 1 11/16" or 1 7/8" (except nylons and 12-frets)
$200
Short-scale neck (except Nylons and GO shape)
$200
Florentine cutaway (Acoustic/Electric CE models except GO shape only)
$220
Gotoh 510 Antique Gold tuners w/ black buttons (except 12-fret)
$220
Gotoh 510 Antique Gold/Chrome (except 12-fret)
No Additional Cost
Cedar Top (except GO & 12-strings)
Natural Cedar
Natural Spruce
Lefty or lefty strung righty
Pickguard options (black, clear, tortoise, none)
No strap pin
3-piece back
Taylor gold or chrome tuners (except slotted headstock)

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In Action

See the 712ce 12-Fret model in Action.
The Expression System® 2 Acoustic Pickup