Taylor Custom #8 GA Sitka Spruce/Flame Maple – Lilac Wine/NAMM Instrument

Serial Number: 1203074122
Weight: 4 lbs 11 oz

Finished with a visually striking Lilac Wine color treatment for the back, sides and neck, this custom cutaway Grand Auditorium delivers an enchanting appearance that mirrors its melodic beauty. This model boasts a torrefied Sitka spruce top paired with gorgeously figured Big Leaf maple back and sides, yielding a warm, played-in sound from the first strum along with maple’s highly player-reflective character. Inside, our V-Class bracing adds volume and sustain that complement the torrefied top’s extra sweetness and depth. Maple also comprises the neck, heel, heel cap, backstrap, Fishbones rosette, soundhole binding, and fretboard and peghead purfling. The top and rosette are embellished with sleek black and white purfling, with black purfling for the back and sides. Select shell appointments include a mother-of-pearl peghead logo, gray bone bridge pins with awabhi dots, and agoya peghead and fretboard inlays with a design from legacy limited-edition Grand Auditorium models. This build is finished off with a full-body gloss and ultra-precise Gotoh 510 tuners in antique chrome. It features onboard ES2 electronics with our TaylorSense monitoring unit and ships in a brown deluxe hardshell case.

We had the amazing opportunity to pick this guitar up at the 2024 NAMM show!

Other specifications include:

  • Number of Strings 6 String
  • Orientation Right Handed
  • Body Shape Grand Auditorium
  • Bracing System V-Class Bracing
  • Cutaway Venetian
  • Color Lilac Wine Back/Sides/Neck
  • Natural Top
  • Electronics Expression System 2 with TaylorSense Case / Brown Taylor Deluxe Hard Shell
  • Top Wood Sitka Spruce Back / Side Wood Big Leaf Maple
  • Rosette Flamed Maple Single Ring, Bound Sound Hole Back Configuration 2-Piece, No Wedge
  • Body Binding Flamed Maple
  • Armrest None
  • Top Finish Gloss Back / Side Finish Gloss
  • Neck Wood Hard Rock Maple
  • Nut Width 1-3/4″
  • Neck Profile Standard Carve
  • Scale Length 25-1/2″
  • Backstrap Flame Maple
  • Peghead Type Paddle
  • Fretboard Wood West African Crelicam Ebony
  • Peghead Veneer Wood West African Crelicam Ebony
  • Fretboard Inlay Custom Early Koa Series (GA-LTD)
  • Peghead Inlay Custom Early Koa Series (GA LTD)
  • Fretboard Binding West African Crelicam Ebony
  • Peghead Binding West African Crelicam Ebony
  • Neck Finish Gloss
  • Peghead Finish Gloss
  • Bridge West African Crelicam Ebony
  • Nut Black TUSQ Nut
  • White Micarta Saddle
  • Strings D’Addario XS Coated Phosphor Bronze Light (.012 – .053)
  • Pick Guard None
  • Tuners Gotoh 510 Antique Chrome with Antique Chrome Buttons
  • Strap Pin Nickel
  • End Pin Black
  • 4 lbs 11 oz
  • 1203074122
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