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What is the oldest amp that you own?

Discussion in 'Amp Central Station' started by Joe_Tone, Mar 29, 2014.

  1. BobbyZ

    BobbyZ Doctor of Teleocity

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    62 Reverberocket.
     

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  2. keithb7

    keithb7 Poster Extraordinaire

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    1964 Bandmaster. NL code. Last production run before CBS took over.
     
  3. rhythmjones

    rhythmjones Tele-Holic

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    Late '60's Ampeg Gemini V.

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    I also have three amps from the late '70's. A Yamaha Thirty 112, Fender Musicmaster Bass Amp and a Hohner 105.
     
  4. 6942

    6942 Poster Extraordinaire

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    1958 Bell Pacemaker 12AX7/6V6 PP
     
  5. MrTwang

    MrTwang Friend of Leo's

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    63 Vox AC30 but not for much longer with a bit of luck as I'm trying to sell it. Sounds great but it's just too big and heavy to gig with any more and it's too nice to be sitting in my hallway.
     
  6. DaBender

    DaBender Tele-Afflicted

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    I have a Gretsch Electromatic from the early fifties. Sort of like a Champ with a 10" speaker and tone control.
     
  7. brianswindall

    brianswindall Tele-Afflicted

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    '58 Princeton
     

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  8. Tidepoolbay

    Tidepoolbay Friend of Leo's

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    Early 60's Tremolux Head & cab, then a 64 or 65 Princeton, then a 70 or 71 Twin.
     
  9. gmann

    gmann Friend of Leo's

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    I recently sold my '59 tweed Pro so I would have to say my '62 Bandmaster followed by my '64 Tremolux.
     
  10. t-luxe

    t-luxe Tele-Afflicted

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    Yard sale score-'49 5A3 Deluxe
     

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  11. vibrasonic

    vibrasonic Tele-Afflicted

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    t-luxe

    I love your LP
     
  12. BryMelvin

    BryMelvin Friend of Leo's

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    64 guild thunderbird Used it for album art too.
     

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  13. backalleyblues

    backalleyblues Friend of Leo's

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    Oldest amp I've owned-'49 5A3 Deluxe (serial #1517) wish I still had it...

    Currently, the oldest is a Univox U-45B from '65-66...

    Other old amps I've had include a '59 bassman, '65 Bandmaster, '66 Super Reverb, '71(?) Bandmaster Reverb... current main amp is a '73 Super Reverb in a 2x10 cabinet...

    Franc Robert
     
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  14. dannyh

    dannyh Tele-Afflicted

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    '66 Super Reverb. Has Eminence speakers in it, though I still have the original CTS speakers.
     
  15. Tele295

    Tele295 Poster Extraordinaire

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    Oldest Fenders are a wide panel Champ and a v-front Super, both around 53-54. I have some odd Oahu and Valco amps that may be older but no reliable way to tell image-3213049443.jpg

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  16. t-luxe

    t-luxe Tele-Afflicted

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    Ya got me. Mine is #1577.
     

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  17. Stefanovich

    Stefanovich Tele-Holic

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    Another 1962 Ampeg Reverbrocket. Don't have a photo because it is languishing in the crawl space...
     
  18. Kennedycaster

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    Bob
     
  19. RockerDuck

    RockerDuck Friend of Leo's

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    I have a 1992 TRRI. 22 yrs old. Pretty young compared to all these amps so far.
     
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