It still has the protective film on the pick guard. Since I finger-pick, that is not necessary for me, but I will leave it on. This next picture is of the back of the guitars. Big difference there:
The formed parabolic back on the Ovation is great for sound but not near as pretty as the woodwork on the Fender.
The icing on the cake is that it came with a genuine Fender case:
See, it even has "Fender" written on it:
Thanks to this friend, I now have the best of both acoustic worlds, at least I think so and that is all that matters, right? You all have a great day and if you ever come to visit, I have an extra guitar you can play. . . then we can have a duet. Now strum a pretty tune and have a great day, you hear?