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Details about  1965 Fender Bassman Blackface Vintage Piggyback Guitar Amp Head AA165 Near Mint

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1965 Fender Bassman Blackface Vintage Piggyback Guitar Amp Head AA165 Near Mint
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US $999.99
 
Approximately £638.34(including postage)
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Seattle, Washington, United States

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Mike and Mikes Guitar Bar

Mike and Mikes Guitar Bar

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Up for sale, a 1965 Fender Bassman in exceptional condition and in good working order.  This is a very clean and well maintained early 1965 example that still has the "Fender Electric Instruments" faceplate, indicating that it was produced in the months when Fender transitioned from a privately owned company (the hallowed "Pre-CBS" era) to a division of CBS.  One of the rare AA165 circuit Bassmans, this amp has incredible low end, light compression and smooth breakup when you really turn it up.  Each channel is distinctly voiced and both sound fantastic for guitar or bass!  This simple, pure circuit is one of Fender's best and the amp is powered by a pair of NOS Sylvania 6L6 power tubes.

The circuit is very original, with stock transformers and many of the stock Ajax blue molded tone caps.  The amp has been professionally recapped with Sprauge Atom filter caps in the power supply and a few Mallory caps later in the circuit as well to keep everything operating within original factory spec.  The original CTS pots, transformer codes and chassis stamp all date the amp to the early weeks of 1965, while the OH (August, '65) date on the pristine tube chart shows that the amp actually left the factory a bit later in the year.

Cosmetically, this amp is near mint, with original smooth black tolex and very lightly aged silver sparkle grillcloth.  All of the original hardware is intact including the raised metal Fender logo, piggyback clip bars, sphinx glides, chassis straps and handle.  The faceplate is minty as well, with all of the original witchhat knobs intact.

Don't miss out on this exceptionally well kept 1965 Bassman, complete with NOS tubes!


Please check out our shop "Mike & Mike's Guitar Bar", and feel free to call us wwith any questions at 206.818.9329.

Shipping in the continental USA will be $65, fully insured via FedEx Ground.  We will happily ship WORLDWIDE, but please contact us for an accurate international shipping quote before bidding or buying, as cost varies by buyer location.

International orders will be declared as “merchandise” and the value of merchandise will be declared as the amount paid. We cannot declare anything as a gift or for a lesser value. No exceptions! The customer is responsible for all taxes and duty, which may be collected upon delivery.

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