Ovation 1111-4 1973 Natural

Reverb Estimated Used Price Range

  • $350$700

Ovation guitars were developed by aeronautical engineer Charles Kaman starting in the mid-'60s. Ovation were the first production guitars to use fiberglass backs, and brought a number of innovative features never before used on acoustic guitars. The 1111 or Balladeer series was a mainstay of the Ovation line-up through the 70s and 80s, and has been released in a number of variations. 

Years of Production: 1968 - 1983, 1993 - 2000

Notable Ovation Players: Glen Campbell, Melissa Etheridge, Cat Stevens


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