However, it seems like there's been several reissues by Gibson and some appear to be more authentic than others.
FIT'S A DEEP BOWL OVATION, CASE IS IN NICE SHAPE FOR AGE, HARDSHELL IS SOLID AND ALL LACTHES ARE WORKING.
"NO RESERVE" OVATION EARLY 80'S HARDSHELL CASE "NO RESERVE" THIS OVATION HARDSHELL CASE IS FROM THE EARLY 80'S. THIS EARLY 1980'S OVATION HARDSHELL CASE IS IN NICE SHAPE!
I got some very helpful advice from Frank and I will be ordering some wood from fatdaddypreacher soon (decided to do two identical bursts - matching father/son guitars).
One of my long term goals is to acquire a Jimmy Page reissue.
Based in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan, Hoshino Gakki were one of the first Japanese musical instrument companies to gain a significant foothold in import guitar sales in the United States and Europe, as well as the first brand of guitars to mass-produce the seven-string guitar and eight-string guitar.