3 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 500
Estimate USD 500 - USD 700
OVATION, AN ACOUSTIC ELECTRIC TWELVE-STRING GUITAR, CUSTOM BALADEER 1655, NEW HARTFORD, 1982
The headstock bearing the decal Ovation, labeled Model No. 1655 OVATION Made in Connecticut, U.S.A. A Kaman Music Production and OVATION 288371, length of back: 20 1/16 in. (45.9 cm) with original case (2)
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Laura E. Armstrong
In 1966 Charlie Kaman launched the Ovation Guitar Company. Build using techniques that had been employed in the aeronautical industry the first model was the now famous Balladeer. The Ovation's ability to stand up to the rigors of stage performance and road travel quickly made them the guitar of choice for many road performers.
This lot is offered without reserve.
Please note that the image for the this lot is illustrated as lot 142 in the catalogue.