Monday, June 6, 2011

Magnatone Model 111 tube combo amp in Milwaukee area for $150

This is a neat little Student amp from Magnatone and it is in beauuuuutiful condition. These 50C5 power tubes are not loud but with the 12AX7 it should sound pretty darn nice. This is a "widowmaker" so careful how you plug it in but you shoud know that already. I love these little vintage amps for the studio.

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Vintage 1961 Magnatone Student Model 111 Tube Amplifier - $150 (Muskego)

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Date: 2011-06-03, 3:28PM CDT
Reply to: sale-g4m6v-2419409877@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]
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Very Clean - clearly it was a closet queen! Leather handle still strong and intact. Tolex is in great shape with only a couple of small missing spots. Grill cloth is perfect.

I believe I am the second owner of this little amplifier after aquiring it 15 years ago. It was recently gone through by a great local tech and capacitors replaced as is normal for an amp this age.

Less than 5 watts. No hums or buzzing.

It's only issue is the Jensen Special Design 8" speaker would need to be reconed, which would run about $60. There is a tear in the speaker from the power corded being stored in the back. The amp works perfectly otherwise, and looks great!

Here's a link with a bit of history - I gleaned that this is a 1961, but the speaker frame serial number indicates 1959.
http://www.vibroworld.com/magnatone/111.html

$150 or best offer. Cash only. Local pick up only.

•Location: Muskego

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