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Ovation Custom Balladeer, Model 1612 SERIAL NUMBER: 185822, (157001-203000) range = 1979
Made in USA.
I would maybe even consider it in "great" condition being 42 years old now, soon to be 43, but I listed it in "very good" condition for this listing. It has some cool MOJO & CHARACTER! A few pings and dings, with some superficial scratches(See photos with my fingers pointing to them). All hardware is correct and works properly. The guitar will be shipped in it's original hard-shell case. I also have the case candy(see photo), and even the 9V battery clip. Please see all photos and ask questions, if you have any questions. Ships to USA, lower 48 states ONLY.
Measurements at the 12th fret are as follows:
Low E string: 1/8 of an inch.
High e string: 3/64 of an inch.

SPECS MAKE/MODEL: Ovation 1612 Custom Balladeer YEAR: 1979 SERIAL NUMBER: 185822 COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: USA TOP WOOD: Solid Sitka spruce BACK: Deep composite bowl BODY BINDING: Ivoroid grained NECK WOOD: Mahogany FINGERBOARD: Ebony INLAYS: Pearl Diamond FRETS: 20 SCALE LENGTH: 25.25" NUT WIDTH: 1-5/8" BRIDGE: Walnut TUNERS: Deluxe Chrome FINISH: Natural CASE: Hard-shell WEIGHT: 5.6 lbs.

1976 Ovation Catalog Description
    The original Ovation brought to its peak. The Custom Balladeer is the finest traditional-design guitar Ovation makes. It incorporates proven X-bracing that is found in the best conventional acoustic guitars. The deep Lyrachord bowl and Sitka spruce top generate the original Ovation sound: solid bass, distint midrange, and clean treble.

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Listeda year ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
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  • 1612 Custom Balladeer
  • Natural
  • 1979
Made In
  • United States
Sides Material
  • Composite
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Finish Style
  • Gloss
Back Material
  • Composite
Number of Frets
  • 14

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