Can't fake this mojo. Early 50s Valco made National. Awesome low wattage amp that sounds bigger than a champ and has a more even and articulate sounding drive than most little guys. This is the more uncommon version in that it has a tone control.

Just serviced, fresh filter caps, 3 prong cord, cleaned pots and jacks etc... Two new JJ 6V6, vintage rectifier and preamp tubes. New handle.

As with most speakers this old (around 70!) this one is a bit tired and has some rub. Nothing crazy and not unplayable at all. If it was a regular speaker and not a field coil I'd consider finding the best replacement and sticking it in there. But I'd rather something like this be decided by its forever owner. If you'd like me to install a speaker of your choice let me know and we can arrange something. 

Please let me know if you have any questions. I always ship with care and full insurance. 

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Listed4 months ago
ConditionFair (Used)
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Brand
Model
  • National Valco Chicago 51
Categories
Year
  • 1950
Made In
  • United States

Mike's Amp Barn

Encinitas, CA, United States
Sales:75
Joined Reverb:2018

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