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    Ovation CE48 Celebrity Elite Acoustic-Electric Guitar
    $4690
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    Ovation Standard Elite 2778 AX Acoustic-Electric Guitar
    $7990
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    Ovation CE48P Celebrity Elite Plus Acoustic-Electric Guitar
    $5490
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    Ovation Celebrity Standard Mid-Depth Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar
    $3690
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    Ovation C2079AXP Exotic Wood Legend Plus Royal Ebony Acoustic-Electric Guitar
    $1,1990
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    Ovation C2079AXP-KOAB Custom Legend Contour Acoustic-Electric Guitar
    $1,1990
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    Ovation 9157-0 Mandolin Case
    $9885
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    Ovation Elite TX Mid Depth Acoustic-Electric Bass
    Was:  $799.00 $6790
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    Ovation 1627GC Glen Campbell Signature Custom Legend Acoustic-Electric Guitar
    $1,6990
    Open Box:
    $1,495.12
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    Ovation 2078ME-6P Melissa Etheridge Signature Acoustic-Electric Guitar
    $1,2990
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    Ovation Elite 2078 AX Deep Contour Acoustic-Electric Guitar
    $9990
    Open Box:
    $929.07
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    Ovation Legend 2077 AX Deep Contour Acoustic-Electric Guitar
    $9990
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    Ovation Custom Elite C2078 AX Deep Contour Acoustic-Electric Guitar
    $1,0990
    Open Box:
    $1,022.07
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    Ovation Elite AX Mid-Depth Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Nylon String Guitar
    $8990
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    Ovation C2078AXP-STB Exotic Wood Elite Plus Sapeli Acoustic-Electric Guitar
    $1,1990
    Open Box:
    $1,055.12
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    Ovation C2079AXP-5S Exotic Wood Legend Plus Quilted Maple Acoustic-Electric Guitar
    $1,1990
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    Ovation C2079AXP Exotic Wood Legend Plus Elm Burl Acoustic-Electric Guitar
    $1,1990
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    Ovation C2078AXP-RE Exotic Wood Elite Plus Royal Ebony Acoustic-Electric Guitar
    $1,1990
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    Ovation C2079AXP-MB Exotic Wood Legend Plus Multi-Color Bubinga Acoustic-Electric Guitar
    $1,1990
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    Ovation C2078AXP-SP Exotic Wood Elite Plus Striped Padauk Acoustic-Electric Guitar
    $1,1990
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    Ovation Elite Plus C2078AXP-EB Waterfall Bubinga Acoustic-Electric Guitar
    $1,1990
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    Ovation Elite Plus C2078AXP-OAB Olive Ash Burl Acoustic-Electric Guitar
    $1,1990
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    Ovation Elite Plus Series C2078AXP Waterfall Bubinga Acoustic-Electric Guitar
    $1,1990
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    Ovation Elite Plus African Chechen Acoustic-Electric Guitar
    $1,1990
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    Ovation Elite Plus Series C2078AXP-DW Dragon Wood Acoustic-Electric Guitar
    $1,1990
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    Ovation Elite TX Mid Depth Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar
    $7990
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    Ovation 1771VL Glen Campbell Signature Legend Acoustic-Electric Guitar
    $8990
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    Ovation Pro Series 2079AX-5T Legend Acoustic-Electric Guitar
    $1,0990
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    Ovation 1788TX-5 Elite TX Mid-Depth 8-String Acoustic-Electric Guitar
    $1,0990
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    Ovation Elite Series 1868TX Shallow Acoustic-Electric Guitar
    $7990
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About Ovation:

The story of Ovation guitars—and the groundbreaking technology behind them—begins with Charles H. Kaman, an aeronautical engineer known for his pioneering work in helicopter and aerospace design.

In 1945, Charles Kaman founded Kaman Aircraft, and in 1947 his company developed a radical helicopter that used inter-meshing rotors and Kaman's patented servo-flap control. Through intense research and development, Kaman’s engineers made discoveries about the physics of vibration and acoustics—critical factors in the design and fabrication of helicopter rotor blades and other components exposed to high vibrational stress. After achieving many aviation firsts and setting world records with his helicopters, Charles Kaman—himself a dedicated guitar enthusiast—decided his aerospace division should apply its technology and know-how to the centuries-old art of guitar making.

To pursue this goal, Kaman founded Ovation Instruments, and in 1965 the engineers and luthiers began their quest to determine whether an acoustic guitar could be sonically improved by modifying its shape and construction. The R&D team spent months building and testing prototype instruments, and by mid-1966, they had the answers they sought. Their research conclusively proved that a semi-parabolic shape yielded the most efficient and responsive guitar body.

Once the engineers had settled on the body design, they turned their attention to developing a substance that could be molded into this bowl-like shape. Using their knowledge of high-tech aerospace composites, they developed Lyrachord, a patented material comprising interwoven layers of glass filament and bonding resin. The lab team also discovered how to tune Lyrachord at the molecular level so it would resonate musically.

The first Ovation guitar made its debut in November 1966. Its Lyrachord body gave the instrument unprecedented projection and ringing sustain. Based on this initial success, Ovation developed an entire line of roundback models to provide guitarists with the world's finest acoustic/electric instruments.

Today, the skilled luthiers and designers continue to make beautiful, high-performance roundback guitars with painstaking attention to detail—the way they have for more than almost half a century, with the spirit of New England craftsmanship and restless American innovation embodied in every instrument they build.

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