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The Taylor 217e Plus 50th Anniversary Limited-Edition Grand Pacific acoustic-electric guitar commemorates the company's 50th anniversary with special appointments on their innovative Grand Pacific body style. With the 217e Plus, you'll experience Taylor's signature balanced, articulate tone and playability.

Taylor 217e Plus Stunning Rosewood

Special 50th Anniversary Appointments

With a beautiful tobacco sunburst finish, 50th anniversary label and inlay pattern, and gold tuning machines, the 217e Plus pays tribute to Taylor's half-century legacy of guitar-making innovation. These special touches honor the craftsmen and artists who have built Taylor's reputation over 50 years.

Taylor 217e Plus

The Innovative Grand Pacific Body Style

The Grand Pacific body shape produces a warm, rich tone with broad, overlapping notes that blend into a unified harmony. An important attribute of the Grand Pacific shape is the elimination of problematic low-end muddiness often associated with dreadnoughts. The Grand Pacific's balanced sound and comfortable size are ideal for singer-songwriters and recording artists.

Taylor 217e Plus Rear Detail

Resonance-Enhancing Tonewoods

With a solid torrefied Sitka spruce top, and layered rosewood back and sides, the 217e Plus generates dynamic range, balance and projection. The torrefied top improves pitch accuracy and note sustain. The rosewood body enhances the midrange and overtones. Together, these tonewoods produce a guitar tone with richness, complexity and volume that will inspire your creativity.

Taylor 217e Plus Bridge Detail

Plug in With the ES2 Electronics

Taylor's ES2 electronics faithfully amplify the 217e Plus's acoustic tone when you plug in. With individual saddles for each string, the ES2 pickups preserve the nuances of your playing. When amplified, the 217e Plus has the power and definition to shine on stage or in the studio. The preamp gives you control over volume, bass and treble so you can shape your tone to suit the venue.

For 50 years, Taylor has pursued innovative craftsmanship, resonant tonewoods and elegant design. The Taylor 217e Plus 50th Anniversary Limited-Edition Grand Pacific honors that legacy with an instrument that will inspire new musical journeys for years to come. Musicians seeking an acoustic-electric guitar that generates a rich, balanced tone with the power and projection for performance will appreciate the 217e Plus. 

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  • Tobacco Sunburst top, 50th Anniversary Label and Diamond Inlay Pattern
  • Solid torrefied Sitka spruce top, layered rosewood back and sides for warm, balanced tone with clear, articulate highs
  • Expression System 2 electronics faithfully amplify the guitar's natural tone
  • Behind-the-saddle pickup with three adjustable sensors captures dynamic range of tone
  • Onboard preamp with volume, bass and treble controls for shaping amplified tone
  • Grand Pacific body shape produces broad, overlapping notes with minimized "woofiness"
  • Mahogany neck with ebony fingerboard and standard Taylor profile for comfortable, familiar feel
  • Gold tuning machines provide smooth, accurate tuning
  • Micarta nut and saddle for optimal tone transfer
  • Gloss body finish enhances the beauty of the tonewoods
  • AeroCase for durable, lightweight protection

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Lead, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

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  • Body type: Grand Pacific
  • Top wood: Torrefied Spruce
  • Back & sides: Layered Rosewood
  • Bracing pattern: C-Class
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Neck shape: Standard Taylor Profile
  • Nut width: 1.687" (42.8 mm)
  • Fingerboard: Sapele
  • Neck wood: Neo-Tropical Mahogany
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Neck finish: Gloss
  • Bridge: West African Ebony
  • Saddle & nut: NuBone
  • Pickup/preamp Behind-the-Saddle Transducer with adjustable sensors
  • EQ/Tuner: 2-band Yes
  • Special features: Onboard Phase Switch
  • Orientation: Right Handed
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Case: Gig Bag
  • Country of origin: Mexico

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