Offered for sale:

Used 1993 Ovation Celebrity Deluxe CC268 serial number 465802.

This guitar is in excellent condition showing limited playing time.

The Celebrity Deluxe is made in Korea and of course features the Lyrachord bowl back. This unique synthetic material is composed of inner woven layers of fiberglass bonded together under pressure with special resins. Instead of a traditional sound hole on the top, there are 15 smaller sound holes with different diameters, which are embedded in a leaf-like epaulette. This construction actually has primarily acoustic reasons, as the goal was a top that vibrates as uniformly as possible. The top should vibrate where the sound is created - below the strings. The idea itself was / is not new - violins, violas and cellos also have resonance openings on the side. Of course, it wasn't enough to drill a few holes in the top somewhere. The whole thing had to be packaged in a cosmetically appealing way. With the epaulettes this has been achieved, creating an appealing visual design.

The figured sycamore top incorporates Quintad bracing, the neck is two pieces of matched mahogany with a rosewood finger board. Additional details include gold plated tuners, and Thinline Pickup and EQ System.

Technical features include: 25 ¼” scale length, 1 21/32” width at nut, 20 frets joining the body at the 14th, Rosewood fingerboard with a 9.5” radius and an overall weight of 5.6 lbs.

This guitar plays well and has the unique Ovation tone: solid bass, distinct midrange and clean treble.

Hard shell case included.

“We carefully inspect every instrument when we buy it and bring it up to our standards before we offer it for sale. We also do a full set up before we ship. If you decide to purchase this guitar, please let us know what gauge strings you prefer.”

*Please note: we do our best giving descriptions of used pieces. We have found it impossible to describe every mark on an instrument or amp that is not in the "mint" category. Also, what's important to you may not be important to someone else. For example, you may say, "I don't care what it looks like as long as it plays or sounds well." Another person may say, "Body cosmetics are very important to me so tell me about every scratch, nick and blemish." So, please ask the questions that are most important to you. If you ask they will be answered. They are free and there's no limit. Additional photos can also be made available.

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Imperial Guitar & Soundworks

Imperial Guitar & Soundworks

24 Years
Imperial Guitar & Soundworks
New Paltz, NY
6:53 AM
10:00 am - 6:00 pm Tues. - Fri. 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Sat. Mondays by appointment only

We accept VISA, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express, as well as certified checks and bank-to-bank wire transfers. Trades and consignments also welcome. Bank to bank wire transfers seem to work best on foreign orders.

All shipments made by us are fully insured. Also, all new products are fully covered by the manufacturer's warranty and used gear usually carries our 30 day mail order warranty. Most stringed instruments sold by IGS are shipped UPS Ground service for $50.00 to $100.00 for the 48 Contiguous states. (Overnight Red Label is also available). Please call on each item. GUITAR FREIGHT (Foreign) We ship instruments world wide. Our shipping department prides itself in its ability to safely deliver guitars anywhere in the world. We use Fex Ex Great Rates service, wherever possible. You are responsible for any import duties, V.A.T., etc. on delivery. It is advisable to consult with your local customs office.

48-hour approval on most items