Rare Vintage 1972 Ovation Typhoon V Semi Hollow Bass Guitar
Up for grabs...A Very Rare 1972 Ovation Typhoon V Semi hollow bass guitar. The Partridge Family used it back in the day. I'm selling it because I need a car and I rarely play this bass anymore.
The Typhoon V bass has a spruce and maple, German built body, American neck with American DeArmond pickups. The Ovation folks cleverly painted the body with what seems to be an epoxy based paint to give it the appearance of genuine Lyracord. (That seemed to be as good an idea as any since the wooden Typhoon basses they had been building were simply not selling. The black paint is so hard that many believed it to actually be Lyracord. They resist scratching or checking just as their round back acoustics do. Perhaps they were just doing that Goth thing about 35 years before anybody else.
The Typhoon sounds pretty good acoustically considering the body is pretty thin like a Gibson EB 2 which is a bass version of their popular ES 335. In any event it plays great and those old DeArmond pickups pack so much punch the Typhoon V may just blow you away.
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