travis garland dating - Dating ovation guitars by serial number
Maybe you are just curious about the date of your Ovation Celebrity.
After all, according to (reference 1), they've been making their signature curved-back guitars since 1966.
Wooden epaulettes around soundholes change to a photographic Mylar material.
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Less than 100 made before February 1967 move to New Hartford factory. Model numbers introduced: Semi-hollowbody Electric Storm series introduced Model #6 Contemporary Folk Classic appears in the catalog, but is only produced as a prototype (probably during development of Glen Campbell model), with red, green or blue bowl color option K-1124 Country Artist introduced.
The very early have no rosette, some have extra diamond fret markers at twelfth fret. No fret markers, twelve frets clear of body, flat fingerboard. Twelve frets clear of body, wider neck, steel strings, dot markers with diamonds at twelfth fret. Similar to the Josh White but with shallow bowl, fourteen-fret neck, flat fingerboard, and nylon strings, replaces Josh White as the #4 model.
Charles Kaman chose a small team of aerospace engineers and technicians, several of whom were woodworking hobbyists as well, to work to invent a new guitar.
One of these was Charles Mc Donough, who later created the Ovation Adamas model. Engineers and luthiers work to improve acoustic guitars by changing their conventional materials.
The serial number will be a set of numbers and letters separated by dashes.
It is typically found inside the body underneath the strings. For some Ovation guitars, only the first few numbers of the serial will tell you the date.
The dates in this chronology reflect actual appearances of models, determined from price lists and the recollections of sales representatives and dealers.