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1960 Fender Champ Amplifier SOLD

1960 Fender Champ Amplifier  SOLD

Here’s a lovely 1960 Fender Champ Amplifier. After having its name shortened from Champion and getting a boost to 5 watts!) in 1955, the Champ continued production and was very popular with beginner musicians.

Or, it was popular until massively more powerful amps became available, and the demand for small amps fell off.

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1955 Fender Champ Amplifier SOLD

1955 Fender Champ Amplifier SOLD

Here’s a very cool 1955 Fender Champ Amplifier. The Champ was introduced in 1948, when it represented a sizeable amount of power and volume, and discontinued in 1982, by which time it was completely overshadowed by stack-type amps with exponentially more power.

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