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1968 Ovation Thunderhead

Regular price $ 1,000.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $ 1,000.00 USD
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For your consideration, Garrett Park Guitars presents this 1968 Ovation Thunderhead.

This Thunderhead is in excellent shape! Its finished in the rarer nutmeg finish and has gold parts.

From the factory, these were equipped with a Spruce top, Maple back and sides, a bound Maple neck with side dots, adjustable neck mounting, Multi ply body binding and bound F-holes, an ebony fretboard with diamond shape MOP inlays, 5 ply pickguard, Gold Ovation Schaller logo tuners, Adjust-o-matic bridge, mute lever, Gold tail-piece, Gold-plated DeArmond pickups with adjustable pole pieces & a Master volume and twin tone controls, plus pickup blend control 3-way toggle with out of phase setting.

The original owner modified this to work exactly like an ES-335 with tone & volume controls for each pickup. The Gold Bigsby was also added and the original trapeze style tailpiece was relegated to the case. This is a great 335-style guitar, for less than 335 prices. Its two single-coil DeArmond pickups sound amazing and it looks like a million bucks!  We have all the original parts and the guitar can be returned to its stock configuration but why would you, as it plays and sounds great as it is. Comes with its original Hardshell case.


It's a really cool piece, especially if you're into the whole late '60s/early '70s thing. This was the top of the line of Ovation's "Storm Series", a little more deluxe version of their standard Tornado.  

Serial Number: H 681

Condition: Excellent +

Photos of actual guitar (not stock photos). 

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