This stunning Taylor 618e, with its flame maple back andsides is way beyond mint – in absolutely new pristine condition. Taylors Grand Orchestra is the guitarequivalent of a grand piano, boasting a big, complex voice with a wonderfullydynamic response. The maple/spruce combination produces an aged tonal characterwith unbelievable acoustic resonance. Taylor’s use of protein glues and anultra-thin gloss finish minimize dampening, and the new, hand-rubbed “BrownSugar” stain on the back and sides gives maple’s striking figure a beautifulviolin-hued appearance without adding extra thickness to the finish. Appointmentsinclude grained ivoried Wings fretboard inlays, an inlaid ebony backstrap,ebony binding with ivoroid purfling, an ebony/ivoroid rosette, and a stripedebony pickguard, along with Taylor’s Expression System® 2 acousticelectronics. The guitar comes with a deluxe hardshell case with case candy all in as new, mint condition.