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Taylor Builder's Edition 816ce Grand Symphony V Class Bracing Left Handed (Ex-Demo) #1206111112

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Manufacturer's ID: A80300471101457S000

What we say:

At A Glance:

The Taylor Builder's Edition 816ce Grand Symphony Left Handed is a newly redesigned take on their Grand Symphony body shape. All of the high quality woods and components you expect from Taylor are here, a solid Lutz spruce top, paired with gorgeous Indian rosewood back and sides, revolutionary V-Class bracing, and Taylor's electronic-standard the Expression System 2.

What makes this stand out from the crowd, is the new soundport cutaway. On first glance it resembles a distinct Florentine style cutaway, but looking closer the full back of the guitar is still intact, with an additional soundhole capable of projecting a wide-angle of sound for a more immersive experience.

Features We Love:

Builder's Edition

Taylor's Builder's Edition represent the highest quality they can offer, with superior comfort, playability and tone.

Each guitar is made with premium woods and player-focused features to deliver a guitar that will not only sound incredible, but inspire you to lift your playing to the next level.

Soundport Cutaway

The soundport cutaway is an innovative design that stays true to the aesthetics of the guitar, while providing a unique way of projecting sound. The off-axis nature of the soundport creates a surround sound style experience, and opens the door to new dimensions of acoustic playing.

Boutique Appointments

What kind of Taylor would this be without having some gorgeous details to inspect? The Florentine style cutaway, the elegant curve wing bridge with it's soft contours, rolled body and fretboard edges for next-level comfort, and a silent satin finish that not only looks and feels good, but minimises the audible movements you make while playing.

Who Is It For?

The acoustic player after boutique quality from a reliable brand. This guitar has some high end features that set it apart from even some high end acoustics. Outstanding looks and tones.


  • Builder's Edition guitars are some of the highest quality Taylors you can buy. 
  • Premier components and player-focused features ensure you play and sound at your best, with unmatched comfort
  • Innovative Soundport Cutaway provides a unique experience expanding the dimensions of Acoustic guitars

Condition Report

There is a small chip on the top, at the bottom of the guitar on the binding. The chip is noticeable in both the top and the binding.


Body Size Grand Symphony
Top Material Lutz Spruce
Bracing Pattern V Class
Back & Sides Indian Rosewood
Neck Material Tropical Mahogany
Nut Material TUSQ
Fingerboard West African Crelicam Ebony
Scale Length 24-7/8"
Number of Frets 20
Nut Width 1-3/4"
Saddle Micarta
Electronics Expression System 2
Tuners Gotoh