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Completely original and unmodified, pots dated 1957, tuners work well, pickup measures 6.0 k Ohms. With its original hang-tag and cover, this factory stock Tweed 5F1 Fender Champ is a pretty special little amp.Clean finish with minor scuffing on the corners, clean decal, shiny metal parts. It’s an 8” speaker version, with a bigger voice than the earlier 6” models. Light corner wear on the tweed, otherwise in excellent condition.There is a bit of flaking on the bridge cover and light wear on the body edges. The amp sounds incredible, with lots of life in the tubes, creamy compression, and plenty of volume.The steel is a perfect match, with a strong pickup, and good looks.Tweed is in excellent condition, as are the grill cloth and handle.The Steel is also in excellent and original condition. Found locally, this Fender Champ steel and amplifier set is 100% original, complete, and in perfect working order.
Original 1957 RCA 6V6 and 5Y3, Steel: Serial # -04930.
Tear the guts out of that solid state combo and build this inside. (see drop down menu)TF103-48 output transformer is now available with EITHER 2 3/8 inch mounting hole centers (fits silverface & blackface Champs from 60's & 70's) or 2 inch mounting hole centers (fits later model Champs).
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This example is in exquisite condition, and has just been well serviced. Among the most rare and sought after Gibson amps, the tweed GA-77 is incredibly dynamic and present.
All original parts included, 100% original before service. With a beefy and fast attack, a good amount of clean headroom, 15 inch speaker bigness, and mid-volume-level break up, the Vanguard is a perfect gigging amp.
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