OVATION DATABASE                                                      
Below is a table of every Ovation instrument I have ever owned (excluding amplifiers)

Ovation Original Series:

Year

Model

Name

Finish Features
1967 1 Balladeer Natural Deep shiny bowl, chrome Klusons, ribbon rosette, rosewood bridge, s/n 108
1967 1 Balladeer Natural Deep shiny bowl, chrome Klusons, ribbon rosette, rosewood bridge, s/n 212
1968 1 Balladeer Natural Deep shiny bowl, chrome Klusons, ribbon rosette, rosewood bridge  
1967 2 Deluxe Balladeer Natural Deep shiny bowl, chrome Grovers, inlaid rosette, rosewood bridge, s/n 436
1968 2 Deluxe Balladeer Natural Deep shiny bowl, chrome Grovers, inlaid rosette, rosewood bridge 
1968 3 Classical Natural Deep shiny bowl, etched tuners, wheat trim rosette, rosewood bridge
1968 3 Classical Natural Deep shiny bowl, etched tuners, wheat trim rosette, rosewood bridge
1967 4 Josh White Natural Deep shiny bowl, etched tuners, 12 fret wide neck, rosewood bridge, s/n 247  
1967 4 Josh White Natural Deep shiny bowl, etched tuners, 12 fret wide neck, rosewood bridge, s/n 557  
1968 4 Josh White Natural Deep shiny bowl, etched tuners, 12 fret wide neck, rosewood bridge
1968 4 Josh White Natural Deep shiny bowl, etched tuners, 12 fret wide neck, rosewood bridge
1968 5 Balladeer 12-String Natural Deep shiny bowl, open tuners, small soundhole, inlaid rosette
1968 6 Glen Campbell Deluxe Natural Deep shiny bowl, gold Grovers, bound neck, rosewood bridge, s/n A-472
1968 7 Glen Campbell 12-String Natural Deep shiny bowl, gold Klusons, small soundhole, bound neck, winged bridge

Ovation 6 String Guitar:

Year

Model

Name Finish Features
1972 1111 Balladeer Natural Deep bowl, chrome Kluson tuners, winged bridge   
2006 K-1111 Balladeer Reissue Natural Deep shiny bowl, rosewood bridge, ribbon rosette, Kluson tuners, s/n 2
2006 K-1111 Balladeer Reissue Natural Deep shiny bowl, rosewood bridge, ribbon rosette, Kluson tuners
2008 Custom GC Balladeer Tribute Natural Artist shiny bowl, rosewood bridge, inlayed rosette, GC inlays, gold Schallers
1994 Custom Balladeer Prototype Natural SS cutaway, no binding (rolled wood), no rosette, OP-24 pre-amp  
1970 1121 Artist Balladeer Natural Artist bowl, Grover tuners, winged bridge
1995 CC057 Celebrity Black Celebrity version, SS cutaway, DJ-4 pre-amp, chrome Ping tuners  (wall art)
1977 1117 Legend Natural Deep bowl, gold Schaller tuners   
1986 1867 Legend Natural SS cutaway, gold Schaller tuners, OP-24 pre-amp  
2005 1651 Legend Limited Nutmeg John Lennon Legend Re-issue, LX neck, stacked V/T, Gold Schaller tuners
1988 1619 Custom Legend Black Deep bowl, abalone trim, gold Schaller tuners, OP-24 pre-amp
2004 CM30 Custom Legend - CM30 Natural BC 30th Anniv. Reissue, deep bowl, abalone trim, gold Schaller tuners, OP-Pro
2004 CM30 Custom Legend - CM30 Natural BC 30th Anniv. Reissue, deep bowl, abalone trim, gold Schaller tuners, OP-Pro
2005 C2079 Custom Legend LX CB Black Contour bowl cutaway, abalone trim, gold Schaller tuners, OP-Pro pre-amp
2006 Custom Custom Legend Slothead Sunburst Contour bowl, abalone trim, wideneck, slothead, gold Schallers, OP-Pro
1977 1614 Folklore Natural Deep bowl, 12-fret, gold Schaller tuners, stacked V/T controls   
2003 FD14 Folklore Deluxe Natural Cedar top, deep bowl 12-fret, tortoise shell trim and rosette, direct out pre-amp
2006 K-1114 Josh White Reissue Natural Deep shiny bowl, rosewood bridge, inlaid rosette, Josh White peghead
1980 KA17 Academy Slothead Cream Synthetic top w/ molded braces, 12 fret, 1-7/8 wideneck, slothead
1976 1624 Country Artist Natural Deep bowl, gold Schaller tuners, single Volume control  
1999 6773 Country Artist Natural Mid depth cutaway, gold Schaller tuners, inlaid wood rosette, OP-X pre-amp
1994 CC63 Classical Natural Celebrity version, SS cutaway, DJ-4 pre-amp  
1982 1116 Classical Natural Deep bowl, chrome Schaller tuners  
1989 1713 Classical Black Deep bowl, gold Schaller tuners, OP-24 pre-amp  
2008 Custom Custom Legend Classical Natural Mid depth cutaway, cedar top, inlayed rosette, abalone binding 1-7/8 nut nylon
2007 Custom Lost Art Koa 12 Fret Koa Contour bowl, koa top with single offset hole, 12 fret slothead, 1-3/4 nut, s/n 1
2007 Custom Lost Art Koa 14 Fret Koa Contour bowl, koa top with single offset hole, 14 fret slothead, 1-3/4 nut, s/n 8
1982 1982 Collectors Series Blue Deepbowl custom legend with FET 2 knob Adamas preamp
1987 1987 Collectors Series Natural Deep bowl cutaway, abalone trim on body and fretboard, OP-24+
1997 1997 N Collectors Series Natural Parlor guitar non-cutaway, gold Schaller tuners, TS pre-amp 
2005 2005 ES Collectors Series Natural Contour bowl cutaway, Englemen spruce, gold Schallers, OP-PRO pre-amp
2010 2010 BC Collectors Series Natural Contour bowl cutaway, bearcaw spruce, gold Schallers, inlaid epaulet
1995 CS247 Celebrity Deluxe Natural Celebrity version, mid depth cutaway, OP-24 pre-amp  
2006 OA-037 Ocean Acoustic Redburst Ocean Acoustic, mid depth cutaway, board sound holes, red finish bowl
1983 1537 Elite Sunburst Deep bowl wood topped Adamas, gold Schaller tuners, 2-knob pre-amp
1984 1537 Elite Sunburst Deep bowl wood topped Adamas, gold Schaller tuners, 2-knob pre-amp
1998 1868 Elite Black SS cutaway, gold Schaller tuners, OP-24C pre-amp  
1996 1768 Elite Book Guitar Natural 30th anniversary, abalone trim and inlays, mid depth cutaway, Optima
2010 1617 NE New England Series Sunburst New Englend Legend, deep bowl, OP-Pro, gold Schaller tuners

Ovation 12 String Guitars:

Year

Model

Name Finish Features
1977 1115 Pacemaker Sunburst Chrome Schaller hardware  
1979 1615 Pacemaker Natural Chrome Schaller hardware, single Volume control pre-amp  
1976 1118 Glen Campbell 12-String Natural Gold Schaller hardware 
1978 1618 Glen Campbell 12-String Natural Gold Schaller hardware, single Volume control pre-amp 
1999 1858 Elite Custom 12-String Sunburst Curly maple, SS cutaway, Adamas II neck, fretboard and  inlays, Optima

Adamas Guitars:

Year

Model

Name Finish Features
1976 1687 Adamas Slothead Blue fade Original slothead # 42, Deep bowl, walnut fretboard, 2-knob pre-amp 
2007 1689 Adamas OFC Guitar Blue fade Deep bowl, walnut fretboard, 2-knob pre-amp, 1-3/4 nutwidth, s/n 1
2007 1689 Adamas OFC Guitar Blue fade Deep bowl, walnut fretboard, 2-knob pre-amp, 1-3/4 nutwidth, s/n 8 
2007 2080 Adamas OFC II Guitar Black gloss Contour bowl, Cateye soundhole, dB boost, 1-3/4 nutwidth, s/n 8 
1982 1681 Adamas II Blue fade Deep bowl, walnut fretboard, 2-knob pre-amp 
1985 1681 Adamas II Black Deep bowl, walnut fretboard, 2-knob pre-amp
1986 1581 Adamas II Cutaway Blue fade Deep bowl, walnut fretboard, epaulet on bass side only, OP-24 pre-amp
1985 1881 Adamas II Shallowbowl Black Super shallow bowl, walnut fretboard, OP-24 pre-amp
2003 Custom Adamas II Slothead Blue fade Deep bowl, direct out pre-amp, custom made slot head neck and headstock
2000 Custom Adamas Custom SMT Black SS cutaway, gloss finish, no epaulets, no inlays, Optima pre-amp
1992 1685 Adamas II 12-String Black Deep bowl, walnut fretboard, Optima pre-amp
2004 W681 -T Adamas Export Blue fade Deep bowl, modern Adamas neck, acoustic only
2005 U681 -T Adamas 12 fret Slothead Black Deep bowl, wideneck, slothead, gloss neck, acoustic only
1997 Q181 Adamas Q Prototype Graphite Adamas Q with completely graphite top, bowl and neck, s/n 12
1984 1687 -S Adamas Custom Blue fade Custom shallow bowl non cutaway made for Alan Holdsworth, OP24
1996 1587 Adamas Cutaway Black Deep bowl cutaway, walnut neck, Optima electronics
2005 1688 Adamas Custom 12-String Beige Blue Custom 12-string, OP-Pro, Beige Blue fade, deep bowl
2006 1187 Adamas Slothead Reissue Red fade s/n 47 of the 1187-47 slothead reissue, hand signed label by Bill Kaman
1996 1587 Adamas Cutaway Black Deep bowl, single cutaway Adamas, Optima
2007 Custom Adamas Custom Shop Black 2080 gloss top, gloss contour bowl, suspended top, VIP-5
2007 Custom Adamas 1687 Reissue Blue fade 30th Anniv. Reissue, deep bowl, walnut neck, FET-2 preamp, Schallers
2007 Custom Adamas 1687 Reissue Blue fade 30th Anniv. Reissue, deep bowl, walnut neck, FET-2 preamp, Schallers
2007 Custom Adamas 1687 Reissue Red fade 30th Anniv. Reissue, deep bowl, walnut neck, FET-2 preamp, Schallers
2008 2008 Adamas 2008 Collector Black Contour bowl cutaway, slothead, 1-3/4 nut, Waverly tuners, VIP-5
2007 U681-12 Adamas 12-String Slothead Black Deep bowl 12-string, slothead, 12 fret neck, textured top, OP-Pro Studio
2010 Custom Adamas WT 1681 Nutmeg Deep bowl 6-string Wood Top Adamas, OP-Pro Studio
2010 Custom Adamas WT 2581 Amberburst Contour bowl 6-string Wood Top Adamas, Cutaway, OP-Pro Studio
2010 Custom Adamas WT 12-String Prototype Honey Contour bowl 12-string Wood Top Adamas, Cutaway, OP-Pro Studio

Ovation Ukuleles:

Year

Model

Name Finish Features
2002 UA-10 Applause Soprano Natural Round sound hole, acoustic  
2004 UA-24 Applause Soprano Blue fade Adamas style epaulets, acoustic
2002 UAE-24 Applause Soprano Koa Koa wood, Palm Tree epaulets, 2 knob pre-amp
2004 UA-148 Applause Tenor Black Cutaway tenor, Elite style epaulets, OP-24 pre-amp  
2004 UA-148 Applause Tenor Koa Cutaway tenor, Elite style epaulets, OP-24 pre-amp

Ovation Mandolins:

Year

Model

Name Finish Features
1996 MM-68 Ovation Book  Mandolin Natural Book version mando, abalone inlays and trim, OP-24 pre-amp
1999 MA-148 Applause Mandolin Natural Cutaway, Elite style epaulets, OP-24 pre-amp  
2001 MC-148 Celebrity Mandolin CCB Cutaway, Elite style epaulets, OP-24 pre-amp  

Ovation Storm Series Electric Guitars:

Year

Model

Name Finish Features
1975 1235 Eclipse Black Chrome hardware, Ping tuners   
1969   Tornado Nutmeg Chrome hardware, Kluson tuners, maple neck
1968   Tornado w/ vibrato Nutmeg Chrome hardware, Kluson tuners, maple neck  
1968   Hurricane Red Chrome hardware, Kluson tuners, rosewood fingerboard  
1968   Hurricane Nutmeg Chrome hardware, Kluson tuners, rosewood fingerboard  
1968   Hurricane Sunburst Chrome hardware, Kluson tuners, rosewood fingerboard, s/n 022
1968   Hurricane Sunburst Chrome hardware, Kluson tuners, rosewood fingerboard, s/n 617
1972 1233 Thunderhead Blonde Chrome hardware, Schaller tuners, long neck version   
1968   Thunderhead Sunburst Gold hardware, Grover tuners, s/n 1117
1969   Thunderhead Blonde Gold hardware, Grover tuners, Glen Campbell inlays
1970   Thunderhead Red Gold hardware, Schaller tuners  
1969   Thunderhead Nutmeg Gold hardware, Schaller tuners, s/n 111
1970 1234 Thunderhead w/ vibrato Nutmeg Gold hardware, Schaller tuners   
1971   Thunderhead w/ vibrato Nutmeg Gold hardware, Schaller tuners 
1969   Thunderhead w/ vibrato Red Gold hardware, Schaller tuners
1970   Thunderhead w/ vibrato Blonde Gold hardware, Schaller tuners 

Ovation Electric Bass Guitars:

Year

Model

Name Finish Features
1968   Typhoon II Sunburst 2 pickup, chrome Schaller hardware, s/n A-399
1969   Typhoon III Red Fretless, 2 pickup, chrome Schaller hardware  
1977   Magnum 4 Cherry 2 pickup, Volume and 4 band graphic EQ, chrome Schaller hardware  

Ovation Solid Body Electric Guitars:

Year

Model

Name Finish Features
1975   Breadwinner Custom Custom checkerboard B/W finish, chrome hardware, humbuckers  
1979   Preacher Cherry 2 pickup, twin Volume and Tone controls  
1980   Preacher Greyburst 2 pickup, twin Volume and Tone controls  (wall art)
1980   Viper Greyburst 2 pickup, master Volume and Tone, rosewood fingerboard  
1980   Ultra 1431 GP Sunburst 2 pickup, dimarzio pickups, master volume, twin tone, 5 way and phase switch
   
   
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