Ok what we have here is THE ORIGINAL FENDER TWIN REVERB PROTOTYPE AMPLIFIER. It has a prototype number etched on the back of the chassis, next to the REVERB TONE CONTROL, P398087. Chassis footprint layout done by hand and is clearly visible. All transformers date 1962. PT 125P19A/606248 OPT 125A18A/606238 choke 125C1A/606213 reverb transformer 125A20B/606246. Cathode bypass caps date late 1962, power supply caps date 1st week of 1963. Reverb pan dates 1961. Speaker codes are 030627/328701. It is covered in BROWN TOLEX PAINTED BLACK! It has the flat grey grillcloth only seen on the VERY FIRST BLACK FACE FENDER AMPS.! It has the original black slipcover. It has the original unlabeled footswitch. It has 8 preamp tubes. ELECTRONICALLY IT IS A WHITE TWIN OUTPUT SECTION WITH HARMONIC VIBRATO, AND A BROWN VIBROVERB PREAMP SECTION WITH THE ADDITION OF A REVERB TONE CONTROL! The electrolytic capacitors have been changed circa early 90's, all Sprague Atom, and the original have been retained. THIS IS THE ORIGINAL PROTOTYPE OF ARGUABLY THE MOST FAMOUS GUITAR AMPLIFIER EVER PRODUCED. IT SOUNDS FANTASTIC, WAS IT LEO FENDERS OWN HANDYWORK? Quite possibly. See the feature article in the January 2021 issue of Vintage Guitar Magazine.

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Listed5 years ago
ConditionExcellent (Used)
Excellent items are almost entirely free from blemishes and other visual defects and have been played or used with the utmost care.learn more
  • Original Twin Reverb Prototype
  • Black
  • 1962/63
Made In
  • United States

Bay State Vintage Guitars

Norwood, MA, United States
Joined Reverb:2015

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