Best Grand Auditorium Guitars With 1 3/4" (44.5mm) Nut Width in 2024

Here are the top Grand Auditorium style guitars with 1 3/4" (44.5mm) nut width.

After comparing the 2000+ guitars in our database, these are the best scoring ones with these characteristics. You can use our filters to the left to narrow down these results, or click on "Compare" to get a deep comparison between them. Our automated scoring system takes into account the ratings from ours users who own the guitar, and dozens of parameters to determine the build quality, playability, pickups quality, value for money, and more.

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1. Taylor PS14ce Honduran Rosewood

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Playability 73
Sound 88
Build quality 89
Value for money 68
Overall Score 83

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  • Neck profile shape: D (8 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (8 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (7 votes)
  • Pickups power: Clean (6 votes)
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  • From Taylor's 2018 Presentation series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 15" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Sinker Redwood top
  • Solid Honduran Rosewood back
  • Solid Honduran Rosewood sides
  • Tropical Mahogany neck
  • West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
  • West African Crelicam Ebony bridge
  • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Gotoh tuners
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  • From Taylor's 2018 Presentation series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 15" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Sinker Redwood top
  • Solid Honduran Rosewood back
  • Solid Honduran Rosewood sides
  • Tropical Mahogany neck
  • West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
  • West African Crelicam Ebony bridge
  • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Gotoh tuners
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Taylor PS14ce Honduran Rosewood
  • Made in United States
  • Expensive Wood
  • Ivory Tusq Nut
  • Electronics
  • Synthetic Bone Saddle
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Solid Side Wood
  • Solid Back Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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2. Martin M-36

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Playability 73
Sound 88
Build quality 88
Value for money 68
Overall Score 83

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (4 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (4 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (2 votes)
  • Pickups power: Clean (2 votes)
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  • From Martin's 1978 Standard series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.4"'' scale
  • 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
  • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
  • Select Hardwood neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman (Preamp/Active)
  • East Indian Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic Modified Low Oval Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Chrome Enclosed Gear tuners
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  • From Martin's 1978 Standard series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.4"'' scale
  • 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
  • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
  • Select Hardwood neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman (Preamp/Active)
  • East Indian Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic Modified Low Oval Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Chrome Enclosed Gear tuners
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Martin M-36
  • Made in United States
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Electronics
  • Compensated Saddle
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Solid Side Wood
  • Solid Back Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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3. Alvarez MGA77CEARSHB

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Playability 70
Sound 90
Build quality 82
Value for money 86
Overall Score 81
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  • From Alvarez's 2021 Masterworks Elite series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.512"'' scale
  • 14.96" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Black Walnut top
  • Solid Black Walnut back
  • Solid Black Walnut sides
  • Mahogany w/Semi-Gloss Finish neck
  • Indian Laurel/Rosewood w/12th Fret Inlay fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC Element System (Preamp/Active)
  • Bi-Level Indian Laurel/Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
  • 21 Medium frets
  • Gold Die Cast, Gold w/Ebony Style Buttons tuners
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  • From Alvarez's 2021 Masterworks Elite series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.512"'' scale
  • 14.96" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Black Walnut top
  • Solid Black Walnut back
  • Solid Black Walnut sides
  • Mahogany w/Semi-Gloss Finish neck
  • Indian Laurel/Rosewood w/12th Fret Inlay fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC Element System (Preamp/Active)
  • Bi-Level Indian Laurel/Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
  • 21 Medium frets
  • Gold Die Cast, Gold w/Ebony Style Buttons tuners
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Alvarez MGA77CEARSHB
  • Made in Japan
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Electronics
  • Bone Saddle
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Solid Side Wood
  • Solid Back Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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    4. Washburn G120SWE

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    Playability 73
    Sound 88
    Build quality 79
    Value for money 85
    Overall Score 80
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    • From Washburn's 2018 Heritage series
    • Made in Indonesia
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Torrefied Solid Mahogany top
    • Solid Mahogany back
    • Solid Mahogany sides
    • Satin Mahogany with Walnut Rails & 2-way Truss Rod neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Presys+ Blend EQ with built in mic & tuner. (Preamp/Active)
    • Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Washburn Heritage Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Graphtech Ratio Tuned with Black buttons tuners
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    • From Washburn's 2018 Heritage series
    • Made in Indonesia
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Torrefied Solid Mahogany top
    • Solid Mahogany back
    • Solid Mahogany sides
    • Satin Mahogany with Walnut Rails & 2-way Truss Rod neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Presys+ Blend EQ with built in mic & tuner. (Preamp/Active)
    • Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Washburn Heritage Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Graphtech Ratio Tuned with Black buttons tuners
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    Washburn G120SWE
    • Expensive Wood
    • Bone Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Electronics
    • Bone Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Solid Side Wood
    • Solid Back Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in Indonesia
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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      5. Taylor Builder's Edition 324ce

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      Playability 73
      Sound 88
      Build quality 89
      Value for money 68
      Overall Score 83

      What our users think

      • Neck profile shape: D (8 votes)
      • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (8 votes)
      • Pickups noise: Noiseless (7 votes)
      • Pickups power: Clean (6 votes)
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      • From Taylor's 2018 300 series
      • Made in United States
      • 6 strings
      • 25.5"'' scale
      • 15" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid Tropical Mahogany top
      • Solid Urban Ash back
      • Solid Urban Ash sides
      • Tropical Mahogany neck
      • West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
      • West African Crelicam Ebony bridge
      • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Gotoh tuners
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      • 6 Prices - New from $3,199 >
      • From Taylor's 2018 300 series
      • Made in United States
      • 6 strings
      • 25.5"'' scale
      • 15" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid Tropical Mahogany top
      • Solid Urban Ash back
      • Solid Urban Ash sides
      • Tropical Mahogany neck
      • West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
      • West African Crelicam Ebony bridge
      • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Gotoh tuners
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      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Taylor Builder's Edition 324ce
      • Made in United States
      • Expensive Wood
      • Ivory Tusq Nut
      • Electronics
      • Synthetic Bone Saddle
      • Solid Top Wood
      • Solid Side Wood
      • Solid Back Wood
      • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
      • No Locking Tuners
      • No Top Brand Pickups
      • No Compound Radius Fretboard
      • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
      • No Strap Lock

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      6. Taylor 814ce

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      Playability 73
      Sound 88
      Build quality 85
      Value for money 67
      Overall Score 82

      What our users think

      • Neck profile shape: D (8 votes)
      • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (8 votes)
      • Pickups noise: Noiseless (7 votes)
      • Pickups power: Clean (6 votes)
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      • From Taylor's 2013 800 series
      • Made in United States
      • 6 strings
      • 25.5"'' scale
      • 15" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid Sitka Spruce top
      • Solid Indian Rosewood back
      • Solid Indian Rosewood sides
      • Tropical Mahogany neck
      • West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
      • West African Crelicam Ebony bridge
      • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Smoked Nickel tuners
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      • 6 Prices - New from $3,999 >
      • From Taylor's 2013 800 series
      • Made in United States
      • 6 strings
      • 25.5"'' scale
      • 15" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid Sitka Spruce top
      • Solid Indian Rosewood back
      • Solid Indian Rosewood sides
      • Tropical Mahogany neck
      • West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
      • West African Crelicam Ebony bridge
      • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Smoked Nickel tuners
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      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Taylor 814ce
      • Made in United States
      • Expensive Wood
      • Black Tusq XL Nut
      • Electronics
      • Synthetic Bone Saddle
      • Solid Top Wood
      • Solid Side Wood
      • Solid Back Wood
      • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
      • No Locking Tuners
      • No Top Brand Pickups
      • No Compound Radius Fretboard
      • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
      • No Strap Lock

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      7. Taylor 724ce

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      Taylor 724ce
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      Playability 73
      Sound 88
      Build quality 85
      Value for money 67
      Overall Score 82

      What our users think

      • Neck profile shape: D (8 votes)
      • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (8 votes)
      • Pickups noise: Noiseless (7 votes)
      • Pickups power: Clean (6 votes)
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      • From Taylor's 2022 700 series
      • Made in United States
      • 6 strings
      • 25.5"'' scale
      • 15" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid Hawaiian Koa top
      • Solid Hawaiian Koa back
      • Solid Hawaiian Koa sides
      • Tropical Mahogany neck
      • West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
      • West African Crelicam Ebony bridge
      • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Taylor Polished Bronze tuners
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      • 5 Prices - New from $3,544 >
      • From Taylor's 2022 700 series
      • Made in United States
      • 6 strings
      • 25.5"'' scale
      • 15" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid Hawaiian Koa top
      • Solid Hawaiian Koa back
      • Solid Hawaiian Koa sides
      • Tropical Mahogany neck
      • West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
      • West African Crelicam Ebony bridge
      • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Taylor Polished Bronze tuners
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      Taylor 724ce
      • Made in United States
      • Expensive Wood
      • Ivory Tusq Nut
      • Electronics
      • Ivory Tusq Saddle
      • Solid Top Wood
      • Solid Side Wood
      • Solid Back Wood
      • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
      • No Locking Tuners
      • No Top Brand Pickups
      • No Compound Radius Fretboard
      • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
      • No Strap Lock

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      8. Taylor 614ce

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      Taylor 614ce
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      Playability 73
      Sound 88
      Build quality 85
      Value for money 67
      Overall Score 82

      What our users think

      • Tuning stability: Won't get out of tune (1 vote)
      • Weight: Lightweight (1 vote)
      • Neck profile shape: D (8 votes)
      • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (8 votes)
      • Pickups noise: Noiseless (7 votes)
      • Pickups power: Clean (6 votes)
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      • From Taylor's 2014 600 series
      • Made in United States
      • 6 strings
      • 25.5"'' scale
      • 15" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid Sitka Spruce top
      • Solid Maple back
      • Solid Maple sides
      • Hard Rock Maple neck
      • West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
      • West African Crelicam Ebony bridge
      • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Taylor Nickel tuners
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      • 5 Prices - New from $3,299.99 >
      • From Taylor's 2014 600 series
      • Made in United States
      • 6 strings
      • 25.5"'' scale
      • 15" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid Sitka Spruce top
      • Solid Maple back
      • Solid Maple sides
      • Hard Rock Maple neck
      • West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
      • West African Crelicam Ebony bridge
      • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Taylor Nickel tuners
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      Taylor 614ce
      • Made in United States
      • Expensive Wood
      • Black Tusq XL Nut
      • Electronics
      • Synthetic Bone Saddle
      • Solid Top Wood
      • Solid Side Wood
      • Solid Back Wood
      • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
      • No Locking Tuners
      • No Top Brand Pickups
      • No Compound Radius Fretboard
      • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
      • No Strap Lock

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      9. Taylor 414ce-R

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      Playability 73
      Sound 88
      Build quality 84
      Value for money 72
      Overall Score 82

      What our users think

      • Neck profile shape: D (8 votes)
      • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (8 votes)
      • Pickups noise: Noiseless (7 votes)
      • Pickups power: Clean (6 votes)
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      • From Taylor's 2018 400 series
      • Made in United States
      • 6 strings
      • 25.5"'' scale
      • 15" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid Sitka Spruce top
      • Solid Indian Rosewood back
      • Solid Indian Rosewood sides
      • Tropical Mahogany neck
      • West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
      • West African Crelicam Ebony bridge
      • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Taylor Nickel tuners
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      • 1 Prices - New from $2,999 >
      • From Taylor's 2018 400 series
      • Made in United States
      • 6 strings
      • 25.5"'' scale
      • 15" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid Sitka Spruce top
      • Solid Indian Rosewood back
      • Solid Indian Rosewood sides
      • Tropical Mahogany neck
      • West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
      • West African Crelicam Ebony bridge
      • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Taylor Nickel tuners
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      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Taylor 414ce-R
      • Made in United States
      • Expensive Wood
      • Black Tusq XL Nut
      • Electronics
      • Synthetic Bone Saddle
      • Solid Top Wood
      • Solid Side Wood
      • Solid Back Wood
      • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
      • No Locking Tuners
      • No Top Brand Pickups
      • No Compound Radius Fretboard
      • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
      • No Strap Lock

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      10. Taylor 324e

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      Playability 73
      Sound 88
      Build quality 84
      Value for money 72
      Overall Score 82

      What our users think

      • Neck profile shape: D (8 votes)
      • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (8 votes)
      • Pickups noise: Noiseless (7 votes)
      • Pickups power: Clean (6 votes)
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      • From Taylor's 2013 300 series
      • Made in United States
      • 6 strings
      • 25.5"'' scale
      • 15" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid Tropical Mahogany top
      • Solid Tropical Mahogany back
      • Solid Tropical Mahogany sides
      • Tropical Mahogany neck
      • Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
      • Ebony bridge
      • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Satin Black tuners
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      • From Taylor's 2013 300 series
      • Made in United States
      • 6 strings
      • 25.5"'' scale
      • 15" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid Tropical Mahogany top
      • Solid Tropical Mahogany back
      • Solid Tropical Mahogany sides
      • Tropical Mahogany neck
      • Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
      • Ebony bridge
      • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
      • 20 Medium frets
      • Satin Black tuners
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      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Taylor 324e
      • Made in United States
      • Expensive Wood
      • Black Tusq XL Nut
      • Electronics
      • Synthetic Bone Saddle
      • Solid Top Wood
      • Solid Side Wood
      • Solid Back Wood
      • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
      • No Locking Tuners
      • No Top Brand Pickups
      • No Compound Radius Fretboard
      • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
      • No Strap Lock

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