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Fender Champ and Vibro Champ

1970 Fender guitar, bass and amp catalog - page 53

Fender 1970 guitar and bass catalog. Page 53. Details of the silverface Fender Champ and Fender Vibro Champ (illustrated below) amplifiers.

These small amplifiers are very well known, selling in large numbers throughout the 1970s - the Champ was the lowest price tube amp in the Fender line, and was the first amp of very many guitarists. Both had a power rating of 6w and a single 8" speaker. Controls are: volume, treble, bass (plus speed and intensity on the Vibro Champ). The Champ had 2 tubes, the Vibro Champ 3.

1970 US list prices were:
Champ $78.50, Vibro Champ $99.50

Ideal choice for students and beginners

Fender Champ and Vibro Champ - 1970 Fender catalog, page 53
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1957 Fender Champ Amplifier

1957 Fender Champ Amplifier

Farmingdale, New York, 117**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


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1979 Fender Champ Silverface Vintage Tube Amp Class A 1x8, Serviced

1979 Fender Champ Silverface Vintage Tube Amp Class A 1x8, Serviced

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Up for sale, a 1979 Fender Champ in excellent condition and in perfect working order. Thoroughly serviced, this Champ delivers a tone with chiming and dynamic cleans that give way to sizzling overdrive as you turn up the Volume knob. It's a perfect pint-sized Class A amplifier for studio use, and with a microphone in front of it, this amp can sound like a giant. It's hard to beat the Champ for simplicity and tonal purity
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Vintage Fender Super Champ 1983 - 1984 tube guitar amp combo

Vintage Fender Super Champ 1983 - 1984 tube guitar amp combo

Houston, Texas, 770**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


This vintage Fender Super Champ guitar amp combo is a classic piece of American musical equipment, handcrafted with high-quality vacuum tubes that produce an authentic, warm sound. With 18 watts of power and a single speaker, this amp is perfect for small gigs and home recording sessions. The amp was manufactured in the United States between 1983 and 1984 and features the iconic Fender logo on the front

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1956 Fender Champ Amp 5F1 Narrow Panel 1x8" 5W Tube Amplifier #50034

1956 Fender Champ Amp 5F1 Narrow Panel 1x8" 5W Tube Amplifier #50034

Burbank, California, 915**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


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Vintage 1980s Fender Champ 12 1x12 tube guitar amp combo with cover

Vintage 1980s Fender Champ 12 1x12 tube guitar amp combo with cover

Point Roberts, Washington, 982**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Vintage 1980s Fender Champ 12 1x12 tube guitar amp!
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1965 Fender Vibro Champ Vintage Black Panel Tube Amp 1x8, Class A, FEIC

1965 Fender Vibro Champ Vintage Black Panel Tube Amp 1x8, Class A, FEIC

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Up for sale, a 1965 Fender Vibro Champ in excellent condition and in perfect working order. This Vibro Champ has the model's introductory features including the Pre-CBS-era "Fender Electric Instrument Co" faceplate and no-logo grill
This Black Panel-era Fender wonder delivers five watts of pure Class A tube tone. A surprisingly loud amp via the original Oxford alnico magnet 8" speaker, the Vibro Champ offers warm, dynamic cleans before pushing into smooth, lightly compressed tube overdrive ... more
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Vintage Fender Champ Amplifier ??Free Shipping??

Vintage Fender Champ Amplifier ??Free Shipping??

Virginia Beach, Virginia, 234**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


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1973 Fender Champ Silverface Amplifier

1973 Fender Champ Silverface Amplifier

Gulfport, Mississippi, 395**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Practically like new all originalSounds great ready to plug and Play... more
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Fender Champ 6-Watt 1x8?? Vintage Guitar Tube Combo Silverface 1978

Fender Champ 6-Watt 1x8?? Vintage Guitar Tube Combo Silverface 1978

North Hollywood, California, 916**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


For sale is a 1978 Fender Champ in excellent working condition. One of Fender's most famous and longest-running amps, these low-watt legends are perfect for all your vintage tube crunch needs -- a perfect fit for guitar, Champs are also famously used with clavinets, harmonicas and beyond. Simple controls, top-notch US-made components, and immaculate Fullerton build quality make this one a real gem
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Vintage Fender Vibro-Champ Combo Amp - N

Vintage Fender Vibro-Champ Combo Amp - N

Mesquite, Texas, 751**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


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1959 Fender Tweed Champ a nice original Champ freshly serviced by Lee Jackson.

1959 Fender Tweed Champ a nice original Champ freshly serviced by Lee Jackson.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 333**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


This is an original 1959 Fender Tweed Champ amp 5F1 w / an original Jensen speaker dated to the 47th week of 1958. Its factory label is perfectly intact & dated ??IB?? for February 1959. The tweed covering is a bit tired mostly on its bottom side in need of some re-gluing. Its grill cloth is quite nice. The Champ is the perfect amp for those small gigs perhaps plugged into the board or to keep in your living room or office for personal enjoyment. Overall she??s in very good original ... more
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Vintage 1966 Fender Blackface Vibro-Champ Amp w / 10" Jensen speaker Clean!

Vintage 1966 Fender Blackface Vibro-Champ Amp w / 10" Jensen speaker Clean!

Lubbock, Texas, 794**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Vintage 1966 Fender Vibro-Champ Amp==Excellent cosmetic condition -- both transformers date early1966, original 1966 pots, chassis and cabinet 1966 date stamps==Professionally modified for a 10" Jensen Mod speaker connected via a 1 / 4" plug -- (2) capacitors changed -- 3-prong grouned cable installed (work probably by shop on back panel sticker) -- unfortunately the "vibrato" is not working -- one back panel missing==Good sounding amp with more volume and low-end oomph than with the stock 8" ... more
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Vintage Fender Vibro Champ Tube Amplifier ??Free Shipping??

Vintage Fender Vibro Champ Tube Amplifier ??Free Shipping??

Virginia Beach, Virginia, 234**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


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Fender Champ Amp Vintage 1965 Blackface

Fender Champ Amp Vintage 1965 Blackface

Long Branch, New Jersey, 077**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Fender Champ Amp
Vintage 1965 Blackface, new caps, JJ tubes, and new vintage style Weber speaker. Evaluated and renovated by 30th street guitars in NYC
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Vintage 1977 Fender Silverface Vibro-Champ Amp strong 6 watts

Vintage 1977 Fender Silverface Vibro-Champ Amp strong 6 watts

Lubbock, Texas, 794**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Vintage 1966 Fender Vibro-Champ Amp==Very Good condition with some useage wear, original set of Fender-logo tubes, original transformers, original speaker, original etc ==Nice player-quality amp, strong 6 watts, excellent vibrato, sounds good!==Ships worldwide==
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Fender Champ Amp 1955 - Tweed Vintage

Fender Champ Amp 1955 - Tweed Vintage

Surprise, Arizona, 853**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


This is for a 1955 Fender Champ in very good condition and in perfect working order with a 100% original circuit and leather handle. I believe this has a 5D1 circuit, and 6" Perm flux speaker, this four watt Tweed is as simple and pure as tube amp tone gets. The date code of "EE" dates it to be made in May 1955. It's quite unique to find and own any vintage Fender amp with a truly pristine circuit and all components still working. The AC plug has been changed to a safer 3 prong plug and the caps... more
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Fender Vibro Champ Amp 1966

Fender Vibro Champ Amp 1966

New Paltz, New York, 125**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Offered for sale:
Used1966 Fender Vibro Champ Amp type AA764 serial number A 09919
This ampis in very good condition, fully functional, the speaker is a non-originalEminence Legend, the power cord had been replaced at some point but is still a 2-prong, the ??Death cap?? appears to have been replaced, the remainder is original Cosmetically showing very minor tolex separation and a minor scuff or two, overall, quite clean.
Thetube chart is stamped PC, March 1966. The transformers were ... more
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1955 Fender Champ Tweed Vintage Tube Amp, 5D1 Circuit

1955 Fender Champ Tweed Vintage Tube Amp, 5D1 Circuit

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Up for sale, a 1955 Fender Champ in excellent condition and in perfect working order. A transitional model with a wide panel face, rear mounted control panel, 5D1 circuit, and 6" Permaflux speaker, this four watt Tweed is as simple and pure as tube amp tone gets. For Tweed era Fender bark and cut, there are few better companions than a Champ, and this example has a vintage tube set to round things out
The preamp is loaded with a bevy of original red "dynamite" Astron caps, and all of the ... more
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1959 Fender Tweed Champ With Original Victoria Cover

1959 Fender Tweed Champ With Original Victoria Cover

Encinitas, California, 920**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


For sale!

1959 Narrow Panel 5F1 Fender Tweed Champ with its Victoria Cover in 100% original condition , save for having the ??death cap?? removed and replaced

This amp is incredibly clean with no funky odors or smoke smells. No tears in the tweed!

Wonderful sounding example with Country Hall Of Fame pedigree
No issues , all original and ready to go

This is a collector grade clean Fender Tweed

$4000 00
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Fender Champ 1977 - Silverface (Serviced!)

Fender Champ 1977 - Silverface (Serviced!)

Peekskill, New York, 105**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


This is a vintage 1977 Fender Champ. Pushing about 5 Watts through its original 8" speaker, this all tube combo is perfect for practicing at low volume and even better for recording. It was just serviced, given fresh electrolytic capacitors and bias resistor. It's in good shape, with some wear on its faceplate and chassis straps. There are some scuffs on its tolex but is otherwise in great shape. It has its original Fender-branded 12AX7 and 6V6 tubes and a vintage GE rectifier. It works well, ... more
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1965 Gretsch catalogThe 1965 Gretsch catalog, or catalog #32, featured 10 hollow body electric guitars, including the newly launched Gretsch Viking; four solid body electrics, including the Astro Jet - making it's only catalog appearance; just one bass, the single pickup PX6070; nine acoustics and 12 tube amplifiers. Pride of place went to the Chet Atkins Country Gentleman that adorned both the front and back covers. 24 pages, six of which are in full color.

Guitar Repair: fixing fret buzz and sharp fret ends

Guitar Repair: fixing fret buzz and sharp fret endsLoose frets are especially problematic in certain old guitars, but are generally very easy to fix. You'll be amazed at the difference you can make with just a few tools, a bit of knowledge, and a little time. Fixing loose frets can eliminate fret buzz, remove sharp fret ends, and greatly improve the tone of any guitar. If your luthier bill will be greater than the value of your guitar, definitely time to have a go yourself!

1966 Hagstrom 'worlds fastest playing neck' catalog (Merson USA)

1966 Hagstrom guitar catalogHagstrom guitars were distributed in the mid-1960s United States by Merson of USA. This eight page 'worlds fastest playing neck' catalog, printed in two-colors contained six solid body electrics, three solid body basses, two electric acoustic guitars, two electric acoustic basses and five acoustics.

1965 Hofner President

1965 Hofner PresidentThe President was produced by Hofner in Bubenreuth, Germany, specifically for Selmer, who distributed the brand in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and other commonwealth nations. The President was a hollow body electric acoustic, available as a full body or thinline, and with blonde or brunette finish. It was a great playing guitar that sold fairly well in the second half of the 1950s, throughout the 1960s, and into the very early 1970s. The example shown here is a full-body depth guitar in blonde - and as a 1965 guitar, one of the last to feature the rounded Venetian cutaway. From late 1965 until 1972, the President sported a sharp Florentine cut. Naturally, such an electric acoustic suggests jazz and blues, but many of the original British Hofner President players were part of the rock 'n roll, skiffle and beat scenes of the late 50s and early 60s.

1963 1964 Fender catalog

Fender 1963 catalogue"The Choice of Professional and Student Musicians Everywhere" This eight page catalogue was included as an insert in the 1963 annual "school music" issue of Downbeat magazine (September 1963). As well as keyboards and pedal steels, this catalog contains seven guitars, three basses and ten amplifiers - from student guitars such as the Musicmaster and Duotone to professional models like the new Jaguar.