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Second digit is type of guitar: 1 Acoustic roundbacks (also semi-hollowbody electrics) 2 Solidbody and semi-hollowbody electrics : 3 Ultra acoustics : 4 Solidbody : 5 Acoustic electric cutaway Adamas and II/Elite/Ultra electric : 6 Acoustic electric roundbacks : 7 Deep : 8 Shallow : Third digit denotes bowl depth on acoustic and acoustic electrics:
Below are the guitar serial numbers that have been registered with the Ovation Gallery website. Click on the buttons below to access the serial number registration lists per specific model type. Click HERE to add your Ovation or Adamas guitar to the serial number registration list.
How to date your OVATION ? ... Color code follows hyphen after model number (but I am not quite sure for all of them): 1 Sunburst 2 Red ... White, or Blue Patriot Bicentennial introduced. Limited run of 1776 guitars, fancy version of Custom Legend with drum-and-flag decal and "1776*1976" on lower treble bout. 1976 (Sept.)
But for those special Ovations, if you record the entire serial, you can find out tons of neat information about your guitar. For instance, you can find the original bowl depth, type, mode and color of the guitar. You will not know if your Ovation is one of these special ones until you are looking up the serial number.
Model Number: Model: Years Made: Made In: Strings: Format: Cutaway: Bowl: Style: Frets to Body: Headstock: Output: Comments: 385T: Pinnacle: 1992-1993: USA: Steel: 12 ...
There should be a paper label inside the guitar. This is where you find the serial, too. Some Ovations also have the serial on the neck block, but this is rare. By looking at the pictures - don't you have better pics?? - it looks like a MiC Ovation Celebrity CC24 to me. Nice guitar, laminated top, basic pickup, half-decent preamp.
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Ovation reference: dates serials models colors Pubblicato il 08/02/2019 di Alberto Biraghi A series of tables and lists that summarise serial numbers, model codes and colors of the Ovation guitars from the beginning to the end of the 20th Century.
Ovation, Roundback, Adamas, Legend, Custom Legend, Elite, Applause, Celebrity, Balladeer, Ultra, Thunderbolt and Lyrachord , The Roundback body shape, Roundback design and Roundback Technology, Guitar Bowl Shape, Fingerboard Inlay Design, Sound hole Rosette Design, Adamas Peghead Shape, Bridge Design, Epaulet Design, Soundboard and Sound hole designs, Guitar Tuning Head are protected by one or ...
The Ovation Guitar Company is a manufacturer of guitars. Ovation primarily manufactures steel-string acoustic guitars (both 6 and 12-string versions) and nylon-string acoustic guitars, often with pickups for electric amplification.