Monday, September 26, 2011

Nice 1965 Gretsch 6150T combo tube amp on eBay for $389 BIN

Very desireable little amp in nice original condition. These are similar to a Vibro Champ but much much harder to find and the BIN on this one is a decent price. Personally, I'd take one of these over a Champ any day of the week. Seller is a guitar shop so this should be a safe deal. Check it out:

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1965 Gretsch 6150T Guitar Tube Amplifier 6150 Tremolo

1965

Gretsch

6150T

The 6150 series was probably Gretsch's best-selling and longest lasting small amp. Similar to Fender Champs in many ways, they remain particularly loved and sought after by harp players and for studio work. This one is equipped with a tremolo circuit which is still functioning very well.

This amp puts out about 5 watts of vintage tube tone through it's original 8" speaker. It was built by Valco in their Chicago facility in 1965. It has the classic Gretsch patterned tolex with white piping around the front edge of the amp. Tubes include 2-12AX7 (preamp/tremolo), 1-6V6 (power), and 1-5V3 (rectifier). It has two inputs, standard and treble, single volume and tone controls and the Tremolo control knob. There is a tremolo footswitch input along with it's pilot light and fuse holder on the chrome control panel.

This vintage amp still looks good and sounds good. Make it yours today!

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