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Blackface 1965 Fender Super Reverb Amplifier SOLD

Blackface 1965 Fender Super Reverb Amplifier SOLD

Here’s a very nice Blackface 1965 Fender Super Reverb Amplifier.

The term ‘Blackface’ refers to the black panel with white script lettering, used on Fender amplifiers between 1964 and 1967. They were preceded by ‘Brownface’ models and followed by ‘Silverface’. During the ‘Blackface’ period – in 1965 – CBS purchased Fender, but the new management made no changes to the amps until 1967, and those changes are seen in the ‘Silverface’ amps.

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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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1979 Hiwatt Custom 100 head and 1975 Hiwatt SE4123 cabinet SOLD

1979 Hiwatt Custom 100 head and 1975 Hiwatt SE4123 cabinet SOLD

The return of the Half Stack – a 1979 Hiwatt Custom 100 head and 1975 Hiwatt SE4123 cabinet!

Hiwatt has always been known for high quality construction and clean amplification – with full attention to the ‘Loud’ part of amplification!

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2009 Kendrick Texas Crude Harp Amp SOLD

2009 Kendrick Texas Crude Harp Amp SOLD

Here’s a 2009 Kendrick Texas Crude Harp Amp in pristine condition. Kendrick hand builds amplifiers in Kempner, Texas. The Texas Crude Harp Amp was introduced in 1993 to provide harmonica players with a solid, reliable, great sounding and loud amp. The design and construction have been unchanged since then.

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National Reso-Phonic Wocket Wooden Rocket

National Reso-Phonic Wocket Wooden Rocket

Just in – a National Reso-Phonic Wocket Wooden Rocket! This mahogany laminate version has all the features of the very popular National Reso-Rocket, but with the extra warmth and growl wood provides.

The ‘Wocket’ designation is limited to a very, very few instruments. Steve James refers to his orginal prototype as the ‘Wocket’, and the first few production models are marked as ‘Wocket’ on the label, but subsequent models won’t carry that name on the label.

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2008 Gold Sparkle PRS McCarty Archtop II SOLD

2008 Gold Sparkle PRS McCarty Archtop II  SOLD

This is a wild 2008 Gold Sparkle PRS McCarty Archtop II! Custom built for a prominent Canadian touring band, this unusual instrument has been well maintained and is ready for the stage or set. Paul Reed Smith introduced the McCarty Archtop and Archtop II in 1998, but discontinued it in 2000. Most of the McCarty archtops have carved mahogany back and mahogany sides, and spruce top. This Archtop II,(and its silver-sparkle sister) has carved maple top and back, and maple sides.

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