Friday, July 2, 2010

ELK vintage tube head and cabinet in Orlando FL for $275


These ELK's are high quality vintage Fender copies made in Japan in the 1950's and 1960's.  They have a dogged following and usually the ones that have survived this long are serious keepers.   These used better components and overall construction than most of the Japanese amps of the period - they were made to be used by pro players in Japan but they occasionally also found their way to Europe and the USA. 

This one looks like a Fender Bassman copy though I suppose it could be a Showman circuit as well.  It just might have that "blow your mind" type tone as quite a few of these old ELK's have been described.

Note: I wouldn't count on this seller being open to the idea of shipping this amp anywhere (what would you expect?) so I am sure this will go to some lucky local Olando FL area buyer.

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60s Elk custom head and cab - $275 (winter haven)


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Date: 2010-06-30, 6:40PM EDT

Reply to: sale-rr56g-1819766806@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]
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A perfect vintage fender copy. Custom 45 head and cab. Plays and sounds cool. $ 275 obo

Location: winter haven

2 comments:

  1. I've got an Elk (Prosonic 2-10 combo) and they are great amps, although a little lightly built.

    Well worth the $275, its probably worth ten times that in Japan.

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