Pre-Owned Taylor Academy 12e-N - Lutz Spruce/Sapele with Gig Bag


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Taylor 2017 Academy 12e-N Nylon String Acoustic-Electric 

Discover Classical Elegance: Taylor 2017 Academy 12e-N Nylon String Acoustic-Electric

Experience the rich and warm tones of classical nylon strings with the Taylor 2017 Academy 12e-N. This beautifully crafted acoustic-electric guitar is the perfect companion for those seeking the timeless sound of nylon strings combined with modern playability. Featuring a solid Lutz Spruce top, layered Sapele back and sides, and a Mahogany neck, this guitar offers a harmonious blend of materials that contribute to its exceptional sound quality and playability. Whether you're a classical aficionado or exploring nylon strings for the first time, the Academy 12e-N is a versatile and inspiring instrument.

Exquisite Tonewoods for Exceptional Sound

At the heart of the Academy 12e-N lies a solid Lutz Spruce top, renowned for its clear, vibrant, and resonant tonal qualities. This top wood ensures that every note you play is full of clarity and warmth. The layered Sapele back and sides provide a stable and durable foundation, enhancing the guitar's projection and sustaining capability. The Mahogany neck offers a comfortable playing experience and facilitates smooth fingerstyle techniques.

Play in Comfort and Style

One of the standout features of the Academy 12e-N is its carved armrest, which not only adds a touch of elegance to the guitar but also enhances your playing comfort. This thoughtful design element ensures that you can play for extended periods without any discomfort. The West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard adds a luxurious touch to the instrument and provides a smooth surface for your fingers to glide across.

Built-in ES-N Pickup

Equipped with Taylor's ES-N pickup system, the Academy 12e-N is ready to be amplified for stage performances or recording sessions. This pickup system is specifically designed for nylon-string guitars, ensuring that the natural warmth and nuances of nylon strings are faithfully reproduced when you plug in. Whether you're playing in an intimate setting or on a grand stage, the ES-N pickup system delivers exceptional sound quality.

Complete Package with Gig Bag

The Taylor 2017 Academy 12e-N comes with a lightweight gig bag, making it easy to transport your guitar safely to rehearsals, gigs, or lessons. This gig bag provides protection while keeping the guitar conveniently portable. It's an excellent addition for musicians on the move.


  • Scale Length: 25-1/2"
  • Body Width: 15"
  • Number of Frets: 17
  • Nut Width: 1-7/8"
  • Fretboard Wood: West African Crelicam Ebony
  • Peghead Type: Slot Head
  • Neck Finish: Varnish
  • Pickup System: Taylor ES-N
  • Case: Gig Bag

Elevate your playing experience with the Taylor 2017 Academy 12e-N Nylon String Acoustic-Electric guitar. Its exceptional tonewoods, comfortable design, and built-in pickup system make it a versatile and inspiring instrument for both classical and contemporary musicians. Whether you're performing on stage, recording in the studio, or simply enjoying some quiet practice at home, this Taylor guitar delivers unparalleled quality and sound.

This guitar is in very good condition and has undergone a full in-store professional inspection and setup. The neck is nice and straight, fits comfortably in the hand and exhibits only gentle fretwear. Cosmetically, there are some finish imperfections to the back, sides and binding as can be seen in photos. Gig bag is included.

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*** This item is at Five Star Guitars on consignment. As a result, all sales are final***

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