Category Archives: Classic Amps

1959 Gibson G18A Explorer Amp

A very cool vintage Gibson amp listed on Craigslist in the Portland, OR area for only $600. Click here to view the ad. The ad lists it as a 1959 model, however since Gibson built these with tremelo from 1960 … Continue reading

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1950’s Magnatone Model 108 Varsity Amp

The Magnatone Company based in Los Angeles, sold a wide range of amplifiers under their own name as well as several other OEM  brands.  While they never were as popular as the Fender amps of the same era, they were … Continue reading

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1965 Vox AC-30

We happened to spot this mostly original Vox AC-30 amp for sale at $2,995 on Dave’s Guitars online store.  Click here to view the ad.  Not a bad price really for a decent working vintage AC30 amplifier.  Introduced in 1958 … Continue reading

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1954 Fender Deluxe Tweed Amp

The popularity of original vintage Fender Deluxe amps is getting to the point where, if you can find a good, playable one for under $2,000, it’s probably not a bad idea to grab it if you can.  Here’s a 1954 … Continue reading

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1963 Gibson Invader Amp GA-30 RVT

Looking for the vintage amp sound without the vintage amp high price?  Check out this Gibson Invader Amp listed on eBay at a Buy It Now price of $675 including free shipping.  Click here to view the ad. The Gibson GA-30RVT … Continue reading

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1957 Fender Champ Tweed Amplifier

Plenty of vintage tone in this 1957 Fender Champ amplifier currently listed on eBay at a Buy it Now price of $1395.  Click here to view the ad.  in 1957, Champs generated 4 watts of power from a single 6V6 tube … Continue reading

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