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856ce
Price: $4,638 US MSRP / Series: 800
856ce

Taylor’s 12-string 856ce blends power, balance and crystal-clear articulation, harnessing rosewood’s full-spectrum tonal range to give players an expressive 12-string. An ultra-playable Taylor neck and Venetian cutaway make for easy fretting into the upper register, and proprietary Expression System 2 acoustic electronics translate all the sonic detail into a rich amplified sound. Premium appointments include maple binding and back strip, rosewood top edge trim, rosewood pickguard, mother-of-pearl Element fretboard inlay, and smoky ebony fretboard. 

Features

Discover the features that make this guitar unique

Grand Symphony

Shapes

This strong Taylor strummer produces a rich, bold voice.

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
$200
Florentine cutaway (Acoustic/Electric CE models except GO shape only)
$200
12-fret version (Grand Concert models 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
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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