Vintage Fender Bassman 26W 1x15 Tube Combo Amp Tweed 1953


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A vintage 1953 Fender Bassman amp. This "wide panel" tweed Bassman features the original 5B6 circuit that launced the Bassman line. This is a player-grade amp--with new tweed and a non-original power transformer. That said, it's original where it counts. The original cabinet, original Triad output transformer and period-correct Jensen P15N combine for a tone that is indistinguishable from a collector-grade amp--minus the collector-grade price tag, of course. It features a deep, woody tone that lends itself well to single-note leads--great for blues guitar or harp. This amplifier has been cleaned and serviced. It is fully functional and sound awesome.

-Serial #: 0400
-Manufacture Date: November of 1953
-Power Output: 26 watts
-Tubes: 5U4, 6L6 (2), 6SL7, 6SC7
-Controls: Tone, Volume
-Dimensions: 22'' x 20'' x 10.5''
-Weight: 44 lbs

Cosmetics (see photos)
-replacement tweed
-original grillcloth
-original back panel
-replacement handle

-replacement speaker: period correct Jensen P15N (ca. 1959)
-original output transformer
-replacement power transformer: vintage Halldorson HVPT-6
-replacement grounded power cord
-replacement capacitors

Why We Love Fender

It's hard to find a name more synonymous with guitars than Fender. Ever since Leo Fender burst onto the scene with his now-iconic Telecaster, Fender guitars have found homes in the hands of brand new guitar players and seasoned rock stars. When the headstock says Fender, you know you're getting a quality instrument.