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Fender Princeton 1959 (Consignment) SOLD

Fender Princeton 1959 (Consignment) SOLD

This tweed Fender Princeton from 1959 is a sweet sounding 12 watt amp with the original 8″ speaker. This is a killer amp for recording or small gigs!

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2009 Tweed Valvetrain Tallboy 205 SOLD

2009 Tweed Valvetrain Tallboy 205  SOLD

Here’s a 2009 Tweed Valvetrain Tallboy 205, in ultra-clean condition.

The Valvetrain Tallboy 205 is a hand-wired 5-watt Class A tube amp based on the 1955 Fender Princeton 5F2A. It’s pretty straightforward, with inputs, volume and tone controls, and a 12 inch Eminence Legend speaker.

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1990 Fender Tweed 59 Bassman amplifier No longer Available

Here’s a 1990 Fender Tweed 59 Bassman amplifier.

Fender originally introduced the Bassman in 1952 as a 26 watt, single 15 inch speaker. In late 1954, it was changed radically with an increase in power to 40 watts — and a change to four 10 inch speakers.

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1955 Tweed Fender Deluxe Amplifier SOLD

1955 Tweed Fender Deluxe Amplifier  SOLD

And here is a 1955 Tweed Fender Deluxe Amplifier!

Leo Fender built these amplifiers based on the 5E3 push-pull circuit. and they have become a basic reference standard for guitar amplifier design. Many ’boutique’ and small-builder amplifiers are based closely on these 1950’s Fender amps.

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1993 Tweed Kendrick 2112 Amp (NO LONGER AVAILABLE)

1993 Tweed Kendrick 2112 Amp  (NO LONGER AVAILABLE)

1993 Tweed Kendrick 2112 Amp

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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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