Fender Champ 5D1 1955 Tweed

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  • $970$1,500

The Fender Champ evolved out of the Champion 600 and 800 which launched in the late '40s. Originally, the Champ was a tweed-covered 4 watt amp with a 6-inch speaker. All of these details would evolved during its production run, with a switch to a black cover coming in 1964. 

Years of Production: 
1953 - 1982

Unique to this Era: In 1955, transition made from wide to narrow-panel cabinet with smaller panels above and below the speaker grill. Pictured amp has wide-panel design, and is known as the 5D1. 

Features: 4-watts, 6-inch speaker, two inputs, volume control

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