1978 Ovation Matrix 1132-1 Sunburst
SETUP & INSPECTED BY OUR LUTHIER
Tech Notes: This guitar has a few things to note. There are a couple finish cracks on the top, but they are not through the wood and appear to be finish deep only. The saddle is quite low and the action is medium to medium/high with near flat relief. The neck angle is a bit low, but all in all it still plays well, albeit a bit higher, and sounds really nice. The frets have some tooling marks on them and the board shows some wear marks. We strung this up with 12-54 D'Addario Phosphor Bronze strings. The end pin jack spins but seems to be held on and stabilized likely with a nut on the other side of it against the endpin block.
Cosmetic Condition: Guitar is in very good condition. There are some finish cracks on the lower bout that run up to the bridge. There are also a few finish cracks on both sides of the top where the fretboard meets the guitar. The first few inlays are missing on the fretboard. The neck also has a bit of finish haziness that is very difficult to capture in a photograph, but we did our best to represent the blemish.
Case: Original Hardshell Case
Weight: 5.3 lbs
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