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Ovation have always produced beautiful guitars and the Celebrity Deluxe is one of the best examples of this before you get to their more expensive Adamas range.
For many years these were not available in the UK (I had to travel to Aspen, Colorado to get mine flow in from Denver!) and reperesent the best all round, acoustic-electric avaialable.
The shallow bowl version is easy to play sitting down and like all Ovations really comes to life when you plug it in. The tone unplugged is fine, but amped it really shows off the rich timbres made possible by that trademark bowled back.
The only drawback I have had with this guitar is the tarnishing of the machineheads - not sure if this is a general problem or just down to my own, but over the years these have certainly weatherd.