Serial No. 307884, printed maker's label to interior with serial number and model number, in natural finish, Lyrachord deep bowl body with single round cutaway, twenty-two fret ebony fingerboard, soundhole with foliate design inlays, control panel with switches and rotary control on side of the body; and a black Ovation hardshell contour case with lilac plush lining with two handwritten labels with various inscriptions including OVATION 'Nylon' Ser 307884 'Bowlback'; signed by Eric Clapton on the back of the headstock in black felt penmore
Pat has used an Ovation deep bowl nylon string cutaway since the early 80's. In the 90's he switched to a Linda Manzer made nylon string, but recently brought the Ovation out of retirement for the Unity Band < Kin > tour. He recently started using an AMT S15g internal condenser mic in the Ovation and seems to be bypassing the Ovation's piezo pickup all-together now.more
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