OVATION ACOUSTIC: BALLADEER SERIES
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CUSTOM BALLADEER ACOUSTIC (MODEL 1112) Get Pricing - spruce top, round soundhole, five-stripe bound body, leaf pattern rosette, five-piece mahogany/maple neck, 14/20-fret ebony fingerboard, 12th fret pearl diamond/dot inlay, three-per-side nickel tuners, walnut strings through bridge with pearl dot inlay, available in Black, Natural, Sunburst, or White finish, mfg. 1976-1990.
Custom Balladeer 12 Acoustic (Model 1155) Get Pricing - similar to the Custom Balladeer Acoustic, except in 12-string configuration, mfg. 1982-1990.
CUSTOM BALLADEER ELECTRIC (MODEL 1612/1712) Get Pricing - spruce top, round soundhole, 5-stripe bound body, leaf pattern rosette, 5-piece mahogany/maple neck, 14/20-fret ebony fingerboard, 12th fret pearl diamond/dot inlay, walnut strings through bridge with pearl dot inlay, 3-per-side nickel tuners, 6 piezo bridge pickups, volume control, 3-band EQ, FET preamp, available in Black, Natural, Sunburst, or White finish, mfg. 1976-1996.
Custom Balladeer Cutaway Electric (Model 1860/1862) Get Pricing - similar to Custom Balladeer, except has single round cutaway, shallow bowl body, mfg. 1989-1996.
Custom Balladeer 12 Electric (Model 1655/1755) Get Pricing - similar to Custom Balladeer Electric, except in 12-string configuration, mfg. 1982-1993.
STANDARD BALLADEER (MODEL 1111) Get Pricing - folk-style, solid Sitka spruce top, round soundhole, 5-stripe bound body, leaf pattern rosette, cedro neck, 14/20-fret rosewood fingerboard with pearl dot inlay, rosewood strings through bridge with pearl dot inlay, 3-per-side chrome tuners, available in Natural finish, mfg. 1966-1983, 1993-2001.
Standard Balladeer 12-String (Model 1151) Get Pricing - similar to the Balladeer, except in 12-string configuration, mfg. 1996-99.
Artist Balladeer (Model 1121) Get Pricing - similar to the Standard Balladeer, except in shallow bowl configuration, mfg. 1968-1990.
STANDARD BALLADEER ELECTRIC (MODEL 1611/1711) Get Pricing - similar to Standard Balladeer, except has piezo bridge pickups, 4-band EQ, available in Natural, Cadillac Green (disc.), Cherry Cherryburst (disc.), or Sunburst finish, mfg. 1983-85, 1993-2000, 2005-07.
Artist Balladeer Electric (Model 1621) Get Pricing - similar to the Standard Balladeer Electric, except in shallow bowl configuration, mfg. 1971-1990.
Standard Balladeer Electric 12-String (Model 1751) Get Pricing - similar to the Balladeer, except in 12-string configuration, mfg. 1996-98.
Standard Balladeer LX (Model 1771LX) Get Pricing - similar to the Standard Balladeer, except has LX upgrades including enhanced scalloped LX bracing, advanced neck system, Ovation Original Patented Pickup, and Op-Pro preamp, available in Natural, Cherry Cherry Burst, or Black finish, mfg. 2004-08.
STANDARD BALLADEER CUTAWAY ELECTRIC (MODEL 1661/1761) Get Pricing - similar to Standard Balladeer, except has single round cutaway, deep bowl, piezo bridge pickups, 4-band EQ, available in Black, Natural, Cadillac Green, or Cherry Cherryburst finish, mfg. 1982-2000.
Standard Balladeer Cutaway Electric Mid-Depth (Model 1771) Get Pricing - similar to Standard Balladeer except has a mid-depth bowl body, available in Natural, Black, or Cherry Cherryburst finish, mfg. 1998-2007.
STANDARD BALLADEER SUPER SHALLOW CUTAWAY ELECTRIC (MODEL 1561/1861) Get Pricing - similar to Standard Balladeer, except has single round cutaway, super shallow bowl, piezo bridge pickups, 4-band EQ, available in Black, Natural, Cadillac Green (disc.), or Cherry Cherry Burst finish, mfg. 1984-2007.
Standard Balladeer Super Shallow Cutaway 12 Electric (Model 6751) Get Pricing - similar to the Standard Balladeer, except in 12-string configuration and six-per-side tuners, available in Black, Natural, or Cherry Cherry Burst finish, mfg. 1998-2007.
Standard Balladeer Super Shallow Cutaway Electric 12-String LX (Model 6751LX) Get Pricing - similar to the Standard Balladeer Super Shallow Cutaway 12 Electric, except has LX upgrades including enhanced scalloped LX bracing, advanced neck system, Ovation Original Patented Pickup, and Op-Pro preamp, available in Natural finish, mfg. 2007-08.
Standard Balladeer Super Shallow Cutaway Electric LX (Model 1861LX) Get Pricing - similar to the Standard Balladeer Super Shallow Cutaway, except has LX upgrades including enhanced scalloped LX bracing, advanced neck system, Ovation Original Patented Pickup, and Op-Pro preamp, available in Black or Cherry Cherry Burst finish, mfg. summer 2005-08.
STANDARD BALLADEER CONTOUR CUTAWAY LX (MODEL 2771LX) Get Pricing - single cutaway deep body with a contoured back, solid Sitka spruce top, Scalloped LX bracing, round soundhole with oakleaf rosette, bound rosewood fingerboard with dot/diamond inlays, standard Ovation headstock, three-per-side chrome tuners, rosewood bridge, original patented pickup, available in Black, Cherry Cherry Burst, or Natural finish, 25.25 in. scale, mfg. 2008-09.
Standard Balladeer Contour Cutaway 12-String LX (Model 2751LX) Get Pricing - similar to the Standard Balladeer Contour Cutaway, except in 12-string configuration with six-per-side tuners, available in Natural finish, mfg. 2008-09.
STANDARD BALLADEER (MODEL 1771AX) Get Pricing - single cutaway mid-depth body, AA solid spruce top, scalloped X bracing, round soundhole with hand-inlaid rosette, multi-ply body binding, five-piece satin finish mahogany/maple neck, 14/20-fret bound rosewood fingerboard with pearl dot and diamond inlays, black headstock overlay with Ovation logo, three-per-side chrome tuners, rosewood bridge, OCP-1 pickup, OP-Pro electronics, available in Black or Cherry Cherry Burst finish, 25.25 in. scale, mfg. summer 2008-2013.
Standard Balladeer Deep Contour Body (Model 2771AX) Get Pricing - similar to the Standard Balladeer, except has a deep contour body, available in Black or Cherry Cherry Burst finish, mfg. summer 2008-present.
Standard Balladeer Deep Contour Body 12-String (Model 2751AX) Get Pricing - similar to the Standard Balladeer Deep Contour Body, except in 12-string configuration with six-per-side tuners, available in Black finish, mfg. summer 2008-present.
Standard Balladeer Super Shallow Body (Model 1861AX) Get Pricing - similar to the Standard Balladeer, except has a super shallow body, available in Black or Cherry Cherry Burst finish, mfg. summer 2008-2011, reintroduced 2013 only.
BALLADEER (MODEL 4861) Get Pricing - solid spruce top, super shallow cutaway body, satin finish mahogany neck with 20 frets, rosewood fingerboards-100 Thinline pickup, OP24 Plus Preamp and electronics, available in Sunburst, Natural, or Black finishes, mfg. 1999-2000.
BALLADEER SPECIAL (MODEL S771) Get Pricing - similar to Standard Balladeer except has Mid-Depth bowl body, available in Amberburst, Natural, Sundance (disc.), or Teardrop Burst (disc.) finish, mfg. 1999-2007.
Balladeer Special Super Shallow (Model S861) Get Pricing - similar to Balladeer Special except has a Super Shallow bowl body, available in Natural, Sundance, or Teardrop Burst finish, mfg. 1999-2004.
BALLADEER 40TH ANNIVERSARY (MODEL K1111) Get Pricing - non-cutaway deep body, AA solid Sitka spruce top, round soundhole with original ribbon-style rosette, black/white multi-layer binding, 14/21-fret ebony fingerboard with dot inlay, three-per-side chrome tuners, Brazilian rosewood bridge, Natural finish, 25.25 in. scale, mfg. 2006 only.
VINTAGE BALLADEER (MODEL 1771VL) Get Pricing - single cutaway mid-depth body, solid spruce top, scalloped X bracing, round soundhole, five-piece mahogany/maple neck, 20-fret rosewood fingerboard with pearl dot and diamonds inlays, three-per-side chrome tuners, walnut bridge, OCP-1K pickup, Vintage Ovation FET pre-amp, available in Sunburst finish, mfg. 2013 only.
Vintage Balladeer Shallow Body (Model 1627VL) Get Pricing - similar to the Vintage Balladeer, except has no cutaway and a shallow body, available in Natural finish, mfg. 2013 only.
OVATION ACOUSTIC: BALLADEER SERIES The Balladeer was the first model introduced by the Ovation company in 1967. For the Classic Balladeer refer to the Classic series.

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