Fender Twin 6G8-A 80-Watt 2x12" Guitar Combo 1961 - 1963

Fender Twin 6G8-A 80-Watt 2x12" Guitar Combo 1961 - 1963

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Overview

The Twin was Fender's original two 12-inch speaker tube amp launched in 1952. Like many of Fender's amps, the Twin underwent a number of cometic and electronics changes throughout its run. Originally, the Twin used Fender's standard narrow and then wide-panal designs with tweed covering in the '50s before changing to a white tolex with oxblood grill style in 1960.  The original Twin was supplanted by the Twin Reverb in 1963: one of Fender's all-time most iconic amps. 

Years of Production: 1952 - 1963 (later reissued) 

Unique to this Era: White Tolex used from 1961 to 1963

Features: Two by 12-inch speakers, 90 watts, 9 control knobs

Notable Players: John Lennon, Eric Clapton, Jerry Garcia

Product Specs

Brand
Model
  • Twin 6G8-A 80-Watt 2x12" Guitar Combo
Finish
  • Blonde
Year
  • 1961 - 1963
Made In
  • United States
Categories
Speaker Configuration
  • 2x12"

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