Fender Bassman 5B6 1953 Tweed

Reverb Estimated Used Price Range

  • $3,500$4,500

While the original Bassman combo of 1952 was intended to accompany Fender's new electronic basses, it didn't take long for rock and blues guitarist to embrace the raw tube power of the line. In this era, the Bassman used Fender's large panal cabinet design. In 1954, the Bassman was upgraded from a 1x12 to a 4x10-inch combo. 

Years of Production: 1952 - 1971

Electronics: 26-watts, 1 x 15-inch speaker

Notable Bassman Players: David Gilmour, Brian Setzer 

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