Taylor: 324CE(Item ID: 324CE Serial#: 1111068057)
Grand Auditorium Cutaway with Tasmanian Blackwood and Mahogany Top with V-Class Bracing and Taylor ES-2 Pickup System
From the Taylor website:
"This darkly alluring cutaway Grand Auditorium boasts unique visual appeal thanks to its mahogany top, and theres sonic magic under the hood as well. Our groundbreaking V-Class bracing enhances the volume, sustain and projection, bringing out even more of the natural midrange focus of its Tasmanian blackwood back and sides. While the natural compression of the hardwood mahogany top tends to even out the response across the tonal spectrum, the V-Class design boosts the dynamic range, especially in the upper register, and the in-tuneness of the notes everywhere along the fretboard is wonderfully consistent. All of these nuances add up to a versatile choice for gigging, practicing or recording across multiple playing styles. The dusky hues of the mahogany top project a rootsy vibe, accented by a shaded edgeburst, black binding, a matching pickguard, and muted satin-finish sheen."
Top - Mahogany with Relief Rout and Shaded Edge Burst Satin Finish
Top Bracing - V-Class
Back and Sides - Tasmanian Blackwood with Medium Brown Stain and Satin Finish
Body Binding - Black
Cutaway - Venetian Style
Fingerboard - West African Ebony with Gemstone Inlay in Italian Acrylic
Headplate - West African Ebony with Gemstone Inlay in Italian Acrylic
Nut - Black Graphite
Saddle - Micarta
Bridge Pins - West African Ebony
Electronics - ES-2 Pickup System
To learn all about Taylor's new V-Class top bracing system see: www.taylorguitars.com .
This guitar includes a deluxe Taylor archtop hardshell case.
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