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Vintage 1979 Ovation 1617-1 Legend Electric/ Acoustic Guitar, w hard Case

  • Price:$495.00

This is a Great playing and sounding Vintage Ovation Legend (also called the Glen Campbell Model) Solid AAA Spruce Top

Ebony Fretboard.

22 Karat gold plated Schaller tuners.

Custom diamond-dot neck markers.

Natural finish top that has yellowed well over the last 33 years.

Serial number 183089

There are two sealed  cracks in the top behind the bridge. They are stable and are not moving or cracking any further since they were sealed.

The top has that classic Ovation dip in front of the bridge, (see photo 9) The Action and bridge has been adjusted to compensate and this guitar plays great.

Label has come off the inside but is here and serial number is still present inside. (See photo 4 and 8)

Finish looks nice and shiny.

No cracks in Lyrachord back.

Electronics work great and sound is excellent through amplifier.

Stacked volume and tone knob works fine and is quiet.


That is it.

  • Frets are excellent,
  • neck is straight as can be.
  • Ebony Fretboard has no gouging 
  • Bridge looks great and has never pulled.
  • Plastic nut and piezo electric pickup saddle with adjustable pieces for intonation.
  • The tone is fine and the intonation is good up and down the neck.......
  • Despite top ...........this one is a keeper for sure.
  • Great Vintage Classic Ovation Top of the line Guitar, Great deal...
  • will never fall in value for sure!!
  • Comes in original Brown form fit Ovation case in good condition.

Thanks for looking.


Price is set and a great deal....Just buy it....You will not regret it!


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