1982 Ovation Collectors Series  Blueburst First Year of Collectors #138 & Original case

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Beautiful 1982 Ovation Collectors series guitar and original case for sale. #138 of the series , so an early number in the productiion. The Collectors Series originated by Ovation was to try new designs and make only a limited number of pieces that they felt were great for the collectability factor

This guitar is in good shape for a 35 years old guitar. Made in New Hartford Ct USA. It plays and sounds great. The guitar has a few dings on the top but nothing significant. Very little fretwear. This sounds great unplugged and even better plugged in. Great action and playability. Very cool blueburst finish and matching headstock. This comes with the original case that works fine but has the side of it duct taped because of a crack in the molded exterior. 

If you are looking for a rare piece without spending a ton of money or just a great gigging guitar, this is the one. 

Here is some info from Ovation:

Info from OvationGallery.com:

In 1982 Ovation began a long standing tradition that remains today - the issuing of an annual "Collectors Series" guitar.  These annual offerings were generally used as launch vehicles for new designs, materials, technologies and manufacturing. Over the years, the Collectors Series was the launch vehicle for such ideas as on-board tuners, supershallow bowls, new pre-amp designs, guitar geometries such as 16 fret clear, parlor sized guitars, new and exotic wood tops such as maple, redwood and koa.  New cosmetics such the inlaid epaulets and abalone trim, and even the new contour shape bowl. But it all started with the pretty blueburst 1982 model shown below.  This guitar, of which xxx were made, incorporates the deep bowl body with AAA spruce top.  Trim is a mix between Custom Legend (rosette, tuners) and Legend (inlays and bound neck).  The beautiful blueburst finish and matching headstock sets off the walnut bridge and ebony fingerboard.  The electronics are the stereo FET 2-knobber from the Adamas line, including the walnut knobs at the waist of the guitar.  This guitar is setup, play and sounds as good as it looks.  Of all the Collectors Series the first year offering is a pretty special one.  

Product Specs

Very Good (Used)
1982 Collectors Series
Built-in Electronics
Made In
United States

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