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TAYLOR GUITARS, EL CAJON, 2005
TAYLOR GUITARS, EL CAJON, 2005
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TAYLOR GUITARS, EL CAJON, 2005

AN ACOUSTIC-ELECTRIC 12-STRING GUITAR, 354-CE

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TAYLOR GUITARS, EL CAJON, 2005
AN ACOUSTIC-ELECTRIC 12-STRING GUITAR, 354-CE
Labeled TAYLOR GUITARS/ MODEL No. 354-CE / SERIAL NUMBER 20051021006 / ROBERT TAYLOR / MADE IN EL CAJON, CA / ESTABLISHED IN 1974, inlaid Taylor at the headstock, with original hardshell case bearing a label inscribed TAYLOR 12 STRING 354CE 05 #20051021006; accompanied by the original warranty registration card from Taylor Guitars
Length of back 19.15/16 in. (50.8 cm.)
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Lot Essay

This 12-string guitar was supplied by Taylor Guitars in 2005 via UK professional audio distributor Sound Technology Ltd. for use as a spare on David Gilmour’s 2006 On An Island Tour, in support of his third solo album On An Island. The guitar was employed by second guitarist Chester Kamen for performances of the Pink Floyd ballad Wish You Were Here during the final two legs of Gilmour’s Rattle That Lock Tour from June to September 2016. Co-written by Gilmour and Roger Waters as the title track of their 1975 album of the same name, Gilmour had recorded the original intro on a 12-string guitar. The two shows on 7th and 8th July 2016 were the first public performances at the Amphitheatre of Pompeii since the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79 and were recorded for the live album and film Live At Pompeii, released on 29th September 2017.

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