1981 Ovation The Anniversary Model 1157-7


Well what an amazing find and in incredibly clean and 100% original condition with zero issues, model 1157 (the -7 suffix is the color code).

The guitar is from midway through the run dating to 1981, SN 234699, it is now 31 years old and has been incredibly well cared for, no cracks or splits, no repairs, many Ovations suffer  from small splits around the bridge area, not this example,it is just structurally perfect in every way, super low action, no discernible wear to the fingerboard or frets, strong gold plating, original inner label, period correct nut and saddle, original hardshell case, simply an awesome classic all American acoustic guitar.

  • Top: Sitka Spruce
  • H Picked Bracing Ovation A
  • Scale Length:25 1/4″
  • Fretboard :Ebony
  • Ivory Binding
  • Fret Inlay:15 Genuine Abalone
  • Bridge:Carved Walnut
  • Pickup:None
  • Nut width:1 11/16″
  • Machines:Deluxe 24K Gold Plated