Top 12-String Acoustic Guitars
Top 12-String Acoustic Guitars

Top 30+ 12-String Acoustic Guitars 2022

We have created for you a rating of the Best 30 12-String Acoustic Guitars

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  1. Takamine GJ72CE-12-Nat
  2. Luna Guitars Vista Eagle 12 A/E
  3. Taylor 562ce V-Class 12-Fret
  4. Epiphone Hummingbird 12
  5. Guild D-2612CE Deluxe ATB
  6. Ibanez AW5412CE-OPN Artwood
  7. Yamaha APX700II-12 NT
  8. Taylor Builders Edition 652ce
  9. Taylor Builders Edition 652ce WHB
  10. Godin A12 Natur
  11. DAngelico Premier Fulton Black Cherry
  12. DAngelico Premier Fulton Vintage Natural
  13. Guild F512 Maple Blonde USA
  14. Seagull S12 Concert Hall CW SB GT Q1T
  15. Maton EMD12
  16. Guild F512 NT w/LR Baggs USA
  17. Framus Legacy Series FJ14 SMV 12
  18. Ibanez PF1512ECE-NT
  19. Art & Lutherie Legacy 12 Bourbon Burst CW
  20. Taylor 362CE 12 Fret 12 string
  21. Guild USA F-512E Maple USA
  22. Gretsch G5022CWFE-12 Falcon Rancher
  23. Guild F-1512 Nat Westerly
  24. Takamine GJ72CE-12BSB
  25. Takamine P3DC-12
  26. Fender CD-140SCE-12 WA Nat
  27. Takamine EF381SC
  28. Harley Benton Custom Line CLJ-412E 3SB
  29. DAngelico Premier Fulton Iced Tea Burst
  30. Baton Rouge L1LS/D-12 Dreadnought

1. Takamine GJ72CE-12-Nat

Takamine GJ72CE-12-Nat

12-String Steel-String Guitar

  • Jumbo design with cutaway
  • Solid spruce top
  • Quartersawn X-bracing
  • Flamed maple back and sides
  • Maple neck
  • Ovangkol fretboard binding
  • Scale: 644 mm
  • Nut width: 47.6 mm (1.875″)
  • 20 Frets
  • Ovangkol bridge
  • Pickup system: Takamine TK-40D preamp with built-in tuner
  • Abalone soundhole rosette
  • Gold-plated hardware finish
  • Strings: D’Addario EXP38, .010 – .047 (Article Nr 147543)
  • Colour: Natural high-gloss
  • Suitable case available under Artilce Nr 129726 (not included, must be ordered separately)

2. Luna Guitars Vista Eagle 12 A/E

Luna Guitars Vista Eagle 12 A/E

Steel-string Guitar with 12 Strings

  • Body shape: Grand Auditorium with cutaway
  • Top: Movingui, padauk, bubinga, koa & spalt maple
  • Back and sides: Koa
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • 21 frets
  • Abalone moon phase fretboard inlays
  • Maple binding
  • Scale: 648 mm
  • Nut width: 44 mm
  • Fishman Presys+ pickup system with built-in tuner
  • Grover machine heads
  • Colour: natural high gloss
  • Ex-factory strings: DAddario EXP15 10 -47 (Article Nr: 147539)
  • Incl. case

3. Taylor 562ce V-Class 12-Fret

Taylor 562ce V-Class 12-Fret

12-String Acoustic Guitar with Pickup

A compact 12-string mahogany Grand Concert with a cutaway for easy access to the upper frets, and with Taylor’s comfortable medium scale length (632 mm) for a better touch in the left hand and a warmer tone.

Comes with the patented Taylor ES-2 electronics with active volume, treble and bass controls.

  • Body shape: Grand Concert cutaway
  • Top: Solid mahogany
  • Performance Bracing with Relief Rout
  • Back and sides: Solid mahogany
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Century fretboard inlays
  • 18 Frets
  • Scale: 632 mm
  • Nut width: 47.6 mm
  • Nut: TUSQ
  • Bridge: Micarta
  • Expression System 2 pickup
  • Taylor nickel machine heads
  • Ex-factory stringing: Elixir Phosphor Bronze Light .010 – .047 (Article no. 357810)
  • Colour: Natural
  • Includes brown Taylor Deluxe case
  • Made in USA

Note: Register your Taylor guitar to extend your warranty to 12 years.


4. Epiphone Hummingbird 12

Epiphone Hummingbird 12

12-String Acoustic Guitar with Pickup

  • Inspired by Gibson Collection
  • Body shape: Square Shoulder Dreadnought
  • Top: Solid Sitka spruce
  • Back and sides: Solid mahogany
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Indian Laurel
  • Mother of Pearl Split Parallelogram Fretboard Inlays
  • 6-Ply top binding
  • 4-Ply bottom binding
  • Antique ivory neck binding
  • Scale length: 628 mm (24.724″)
  • Nut width: 47.6 mm (1.875″)
  • Bone nut
  • Neck profile: Rounded C
  • 20 Frets
  • Pickup: Fishman Sonicore with controls for volume and tone in the sound hole
  • Grover Mini Rotomatic machine heads
  • Colour: Aged Cherry Sunburst

5. Guild D-2612CE Deluxe ATB

Guild D-2612CE Deluxe ATB

Steel-String Guitar

  • Body shape: Dreadnought with cutaway
  • Back and sides: Striped ebony
  • Top: Solid sitka spruce
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Pau Ferro
  • White dots fretboard inlays
  • Scale: 648 mm (25.5″)
  • Nut width: 47.6 mm
  • Nut: Nubone
  • 20 Frets
  • Mother-of-pearl rosette and Guild “Peak” headstock logo
  • Tortoise pickguard
  • Pickups: Fishman Sonitone GT1 (Volume, Tone)
  • Colour: Gloss Antique Burst Top

6. Ibanez AW5412CE-OPN Artwood

Ibanez AW5412CE-OPN Artwood

12-String Acoustic Guitar with Pickup

  • Design: Dreadnought with cutaway
  • Top: Solid okoume
  • Back and sides: Okoume
  • Neck: Nyatoh
  • Fretboard: Ovangkol
  • Scale: 651 mm
  • Nut width: 48.0 mm
  • Pickup: Fishman Sonicore
  • Ibanez AEQ-SP2 preamp with built-in tuner
  • Ovangkol bridge
  • Chrome-plated die-cast machine heads
  • Finish: Open-pored
  • Colour: Natural

7. Yamaha APX700II-12 NT

Yamaha APX700II-12 NT

12-String Acoustic Guitar

  • APX series
  • Cutaway
  • Top: Solid spruce
  • Back and sides: Nato
  • Neck: Nato
  • Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)
  • Dot inlays
  • Cream/black body binding
  • Translucent black headstock
  • Bridge: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)
  • 22 Frets
  • Scale: 634 mm
  • Nut width: 46 mm
  • Preamp ‘System 64 1-way A.R.T.’
  • Contact pickup inside the body
  • Chrome-plated Yamaha diecast machine heads
  • Colour: Natural

8. Taylor Builders Edition 652ce

Taylor Builders Edition 652ce

12-String Steel String Guitar with Pickup

The Grand Concert Builders Edition 12-String is suitable for fingerstyle and strumming. The 652ce Builders Edition features Taylor V-Class bracing, which results in higher volume, longer sustain and improved intonation; the guitar’s maple back and sides lend it a powerful, transparent sound. The torrified (heat-treated) Sitka spruce top, together with the short scale, ensures excellent dynamics. The rounded contours, arm rest and bevelled cutaway allow playing comfortably up to the highest positions. The satin finish also reduces noise that can be caused by rubbing against the body. Taylor’s own active ES2 dynamic piezo system with bass, treble and volume controls is used as the pickup.

  • Build: Grand Concert with Bevelled Cutaway
  • Top: Solid torrefied Sitka spruce
  • V-Class Bracing
  • Back and sides: Solid maple
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Scepter fretboard inlays
  • Ebony armrest
  • 18 Frets
  • Scale: 632 mm (24 7/8″)
  • Nut width: 47.60 mm (1 7/8″)
  • Black Graphite nut
  • Pickup: Taylor Expression System 2
  • Micarta bridge
  • Gold-plated Gotoh 510 machine heads
  • Finish: Frosted
  • Colour: Natural
  • Includes Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown case
  • Made in USA

Note: Register your Taylor guitar to extend your warranty to 12 years.


9. Taylor Builders Edition 652ce WHB

Taylor Builders Edition 652ce WHB

12-String Steel String Guitar with Pickup

The Grand Concert Builders Edition 12-string is suitable for fingerstyle and strumming. The 652ce Builders Edition 12-String features Taylor V-Class bracing, which results in higher volume, longer sustain and improved intonation; the guitar’s maple back and sides lend it a powerful, transparent sound. The torrified (heat-treated) Sitka spruce top, together with the short scale, ensures excellent dynamics. The rounded contours, arm rest and bevelled cutaway allow playing comfortably up to the highest positions. The satin finish also reduces noise that can be caused by rubbing against the body. Taylor’s own active ES2 dynamic piezo system with bass, treble and volume controls is used as the pickup.

  • Build: Grand Concert with Bevelled Cutaway
  • Top: Solid Torrefied (heat treated) Sitka spruce
  • Back and sides: Solid maple
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Scepter fretboard inlays
  • V-Class Bracing
  • Ebony armrest
  • Scale: 632 mm (24 7/8″)
  • Nut width: 47.60 mm (1 7/8″)
  • Black graphite nut
  • 18 Frets
  • Pickup: Taylor Expression System 2
  • Micarta bridge
  • Gold-plated Gotoh 510 machine heads
  • Colour: Satin Wild Honey Burst
  • Includes Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown case
  • Made in USA

Note: Register your Taylor guitar to extend your warranty to 12 years.


10. Godin A12 Natur

Godin A12 Natur

12-String Acoustic / Electric Guitar

  • Body: Maple
  • Top: Solid cedar
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Richlite
  • 22 Frets
  • Fretboard radius: 406 mm (16″)
  • Scale: 648 mm (25.5″)
  • Nut width: 48.3 mm (1.9″)
  • Nut: Graphtech
  • Bridge: Richlite
  • Pickup: Godin Custom with preamp
  • Controls: Volume, Bass, Mid, Treble, Tone
  • Machine heads with 18:1 (bass strings) or 26:1 (treble strings) gear ratio
  • Colour: Natural
  • Gig bag included

11. DAngelico Premier Fulton Black Cherry

DAngelico Premier Fulton Black Cherry

12-String Steel String Guitar with Pickup

  • Build: Grand Auditorium cutaway
  • Top: Solid Sitka spruce
  • Back and sides: Laminated mahogany
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Ovangkol
  • Block fretboard inlays made of acrylic
  • Matte neck finish
  • 5-Stripe white body binding
  • Scale: 635 mm
  • Nut width: 47.60 mm
  • Bridge: Ovangkol
  • D’Angelico pickups with built-in EQ and tuner
  • D’Angelico machine heads in Stairstep look in antique bronze
  • EG2P Mono Switchcraft socket
  • Hardware in antique bronze look
  • Colour: Trans Black Cherry Burst

12. DAngelico Premier Fulton Vintage Natural

DAngelico Premier Fulton Vintage Natural

12-String Steel String Guitar with Pickup

  • Build: Grand Auditorium cutaway
  • Top: Solid Sitka spruce
  • Back and sides: Laminated mahogany
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Ovangkol
  • Block fretboard inlays made of acrylic
  • Matte neck finish
  • 5-Stripe white body binding
  • Scale: 635 mm
  • Nut width: 47.60 mm
  • Bridge: Ovangkol
  • D’Angelico pickups with built-in EQ and tuner
  • D’Angelico machine heads in Stairstep look in antique bronze
  • EG2P Mono Switchcraft socket
  • Hardware in antique bronze look
  • Colour: Vintage Natural

13. Guild F512 Maple Blonde USA

Guild F512 Maple Blonde USA

12-String Steel String Guitar

  • Traditional Series
  • Design: Jumbo
  • Top: AAA Sitka spruce, solid
  • Bottom: Maple, arched
  • Sides: Maple
  • 3-Piece neck: Mahogany / walnut / mahogany
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • 20 Frets
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Gold-plated hardware
  • Colour: Natural, blonde
  • Case included

14. Seagull S12 Concert Hall CW SB GT Q1T

Seagull S12 Concert Hall CW SB GT Q1T

12-String Steel String Guitar with Pickup

  • Body shape: Concert hall with cutaway
  • Back and sides: Cherry
  • Top: Solid spruce
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Fretboard inlays: Dots
  • 21 Frets
  • Nut width: 49 mm (1.93″)
  • Scale: 631 mm (24.8″)
  • Bridge material: Rosewood
  • Pickup: Godin Q1T
  • Colour: Sunburst
  • Made in Canada

15. Maton EMD12

Maton EMD12

Steel String Guitar

  • 12-String
  • Body shape: Small body
  • Top: Sitka spruce, massive
  • Bottom and sides: Australian Blackwood, solid
  • Neck: Australian blackwood
  • Fretboard and bridge: Rosewood (Dalbergia sissoo)
  • Nut width: 47.5 mm
  • Scale: 580 mm
  • 19 Frets
  • Herringbone rosette
  • Pickups: Maton AP 5pro
  • Colour: Vintage
  • Maton case included

16. Guild F512 NT w/LR Baggs USA

Guild F512 NT w/LR Baggs USA

12-String Western Guitar

  • Traditional series
  • Design: Jumbo
  • Top: Solid AAA sitka spruce
  • Back and sides: Solid rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)
  • 3-Striped neck: Mahogany / walnut / mahogany
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • 20 Frets
  • Nut width: 47.63 mm
  • Scale: 650 mm
  • Bridge: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)
  • Gold-plated hardware
  • Pickup System: LR Baggs Anthem
  • Colour: Natural
  • Includes case
  • Made in USA

17. Framus Legacy Series FJ14 SMV 12

Framus Legacy Series FJ14 SMV 12

12-String Acoustic Guitar

  • Type: Jumbo
  • Top: Solid A Sitka spruce
  • Back and sides: AAA maple
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: East Indian rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)
  • Dot fretboard inlays
  • Tortoise binding with black/ivoroid/black lines
  • Scale: 648 mm
  • Fretboard radius: 16″
  • Nut width: 48 mm
  • Width at 12th fret 52.5 mm
  • 21 Nickel-silver frets
  • Bone saddle
  • Compensated bone graft insert
  • Bridge made of East Indian rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)
  • Ebony bridge pins
  • Enclosed machine heads with 15:1 ratio
  • Chrome hardware
  • Factory stringing: Cleartone .010″/.010″ – .047″/.026″ (CT 7410/12)
  • Colour: Vintage Transparent Natural, tinted high polish
  • Includes hexagonal key and spare bridge pin

Note: Register your product at www.w-distribution.de/warranty and extend the warranty to 4 years


18. Ibanez PF1512ECE-NT

Ibanez PF1512ECE-NT

Steel String Guitar

  • 12 String
  • Cutaway
  • Dreadnought
  • Top: Spruce
  • Body & Sdies: Mahogany
  • Neck: Nyatoh
  • Fretboard & Bridge: Laurel
  • 20 Frets
  • Nut width: 45 mm
  • Ibanez Advantage bridge pins
  • Chrome die-cast machine heads
  • Pickup: Ibanez under saddle and AEQ-2T preamp with built-in tuner
  • Colour: Natural, high gloss

19. Art & Lutherie Legacy 12 Bourbon Burst CW

Art & Lutherie Legacy 12 Bourbon Burst CW

12-String Acoustic Guitar with Pickup

  • Design: Concert with cutaway
  • Back and sides: Cherry
  • Top: Pressure-tested solid cedar
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Fretboard inlays: Dots
  • Scale: 631 mm (24.8″)
  • Nut width: 48.3 mm (1.9″)
  • Graph Tech TUSQ nut
  • Bridge: Rosewood
  • Graph Tech TUSQ saddle
  • 21 Frets
  • Pickup: Godin Q1T
  • Antique Brass open gear machine heads with 18:1 gear ratio
  • Colour: Bourbon burst
  • Made in Canada

20. Taylor 362CE 12 Fret 12 string

Taylor 362CE 12 Fret 12 string

12-String Western Guitar

  • Build: Grand Concert cutaway
  • Top: Solid mahogany
  • Back and sides: Solid Tasmanian blackwood
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Gemstone Italian acrylic fretboard inlays
  • V-Class Bracing with Relief Rout
  • Scale: 632 mm
  • Nut width: 47.6 mm
  • Tusq nut
  • 18 Frets
  • Pickup: Taylor Expression System 2
  • Micarta bridge
  • Colour: Shaded Edge Burst
  • Taylor Deluxe case included
  • Made in USA

Note: Register your Taylor guitar to extend your warranty to 12 years.


21. Guild USA F-512E Maple USA

Guild USA F-512E Maple USA

12-String Steel String Guitar with Pickup

  • Build: Jumbo
  • Back and sides: Flamed maple
  • Top: Solid Sitka spruce
  • Neck: Mahogany with walnut centre strip
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Mother of pearl G-shield and “V-Block” fretboard inlays
  • 20 Frets
  • Nut: Nubone
  • Nut width: 47.6 mm (1.88″)
  • Scale: 650.9 mm (25.63″)
  • Tortoise pickguard
  • Pickup: LR Baggs
  • Finish: Nitrocellulose
  • Colour: Blonde
  • Case included
  • Made in USA

22. Gretsch G5022CWFE-12 Falcon Rancher

Gretsch G5022CWFE-12 Falcon Rancher

12-String Acoustic Guitar

  • Type: Jumbo with cutaway
  • Solid spruce top
  • Back and sides: Laminated maple
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard (Dalbergia latifolia)
  • 21 Vintage frets
  • Neo Classic thumbnail inlays
  • Nut width: 47.6 mm
  • Scale: 635 mm
  • Fishman Isys+ pickup system
  • Gold Hardware
  • Colour: White with Gold Sparkle appointments

23. Guild F-1512 Nat Westerly

Guild F-1512 Nat Westerly

Guitare acoustique

  • 12 cordes
  • Forme Jumbo
  • Table en épicéa massif
  • Barrage en X sculpté (scallopé) Westerly en épicéa de Sitka
  • Fond et éclisses en palissandre massif
  • Manche en acajou
  • Profil du manche en C
  • Diapason: 628 mm
  • Largeur au sillet: 47,6 mm
  • Touche en palissandre
  • Rayon: 16″
  • 20 frettes
  • Sillets de tête et de chevalet en os
  • Mécaniques Guild
  • Finition: Haute brillance
  • Couleur: Naturel
  • Livrée en housse

24. Takamine GJ72CE-12BSB

Takamine GJ72CE-12BSB

Guitare électro-acoustique

  • 12 cordes
  • Jumbo
  • Pan coupé
  • Table en épicéa massif
  • Barrage en X (sciage sur quartier)
  • Fond et éclisses en érable flammé
  • Manche en érable
  • Touche en laurier indien
  • Filet de touche
  • 20 frettes
  • Diapason: 644 mm
  • Largeur au sillet: 47,6 mm
  • Chevalet en laurier indien
  • Préamplificateur Takamine TK-40D avec accordeur intégré
  • Rosace en abalone
  • Accastillage doré
  • Couleur: Brown Sunburst Gloss

25. Takamine P3DC-12

Takamine P3DC-12

Steel-String Guitar

  • 12-Stringed
  • Design: Dreadnought
  • Top: Solid cedar
  • Back: Solid sapele
  • Sides: Sapele
  • Neck: Mahogany (Khaya ivorensis)
  • Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)
  • Frets: 21 Nickel
  • Fretboard inlays: Dot
  • Headstock: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)
  • Nut: Bone
  • Nut width: 46.35 mm
  • Bridge: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)
  • Machine heads: Gold-plated
  • Preamp: CT4B II
  • Strings: D’Addario EXP38 .010 – .047 (Article Nr: 147543)
  • Colour: Natural
  • Includes a case

26. Fender CD-140SCE-12 WA Nat

Fender CD-140SCE-12 WA Nat

12-String Westernguitar with pick-up

  • Construction/shape: Classic Design Dreadnought with Cutaway
  • Solid wood spruce top
  • Scalloped X-Bracing
  • Ovangkol back
  • Ovangkol sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Scale: 643 mm
  • Nut width: 45 mm
  • 20 Frets
  • Chrome hardware
  • Pick-ups: Fishman electronics with built-in tuner
  • Colour: Natural
  • Incl. case

27. Takamine EF381SC

Takamine EF381SC

12-String Electro-Acoustic Steel-String Guitar

  • Body shape: Dreadnought with cutaway
  • Top: Solid spruce
  • Back and sides: Maple
  • Fretboard and bridge: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)
  • Preamp CT4B II
  • Nut width: 47 mm
  • Colour: Black high-gloss
  • Incl. Case
  • Made in Japan
  • Ex-factory stringing: D’Addario EXP38 .010 – .047 (Article Nr. 147543)

28. Harley Benton Custom Line CLJ-412E 3SB

Harley Benton Custom Line CLJ-412E 3SB

12-string Steel String Guitar with Pickup

  • Body shape: Jumbo
  • Top: Selected solid spruce
  • Back and sides: Selected mahogany
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Ovangkol
  • Inlays: Pearloid block
  • Scale: 648 mm
  • Nut width: 48 mm
  • 20 Frets
  • Bridge: Ovangkol
  • Nut and bridge inlays: Bone
  • Multi-ply bindings
  • Double action truss rod
  • Gold-plated DLX die-cast machine heads
  • Fishman Presys-II pickup system with built-in tuner
  • Stringing: Daddario EJ38
  • Dimensions: 108 x 46 x 11.5 cm
  • Colour: 3-Tone Sunburst
  • Suitable case: Article Nr. 129726 (not included)

29. DAngelico Premier Fulton Iced Tea Burst

DAngelico Premier Fulton Iced Tea Burst

12-String Acoustic Guitar with Pickup

  • Design: Grand Auditorium cutaway
  • Top: Solid Sitka spruce
  • Back and sides: Laminated mahogany
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Ovangkol
  • Block fretboard inlays made of acrylic
  • Matte neck finish
  • 5-Ply white body binding
  • Scale: 635 mm
  • Nut width: 47.60 mm
  • Bridge: Ovangkol
  • D’Angelico pickup with built-in EQ and tuner
  • D’Angelico machine heads in Stairstep look in antique bronze
  • EG2P Mono Switchcraft socket
  • Hardware in antique bronze look
  • Colour: Iced Tea Burst
  • Suitable case: Article no. 172300 (not included)

30. Baton Rouge L1LS/D-12 Dreadnought

Baton Rouge L1LS/D-12 Dreadnought

12-String Western Guitar

  • Design: Dreadnought
  • Top: Spruce
  • Bottom and sides: Mahogany
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard and bridge: Ovangkol
  • 20 Frets
  • Scale: 630 mm
  • Nut width: 48 mm
  • Nut and saddle: Nubone
  • Black ABS Bindings
  • Chrome die-cast machine heads
  • Finish: Matte, open-pored
  • Colour: Natural

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