The Vox T60 was one of the earliest solid state bass amps. It was described as follows in the 1962 Vox catalog:
The VOX T.60 Bass model amplifier is the first of its kind to emerge in Europe. With 60 watts output maximum British rating, the console which houses the controls separately and weighs only 14 lbs, drives a single cabinet housing two fifteen inch loudspeakers for 30 watts, or two similar cabinets for full sixty watt performance. The tone is free from distortion and with transistors, instant power from switch-on plus greater reliability are two important features. Featured by Jet Harris and other foremost Bass Guitarist.
Amplifier advertisements originally published from 1963 onwards. Click on the images for larger copies. Check out other vintage Vox advertisements
Vox T-60 - Vox Go the Beatles (1963)
Vox advertisement placed by JMI in the UK in late 1963. With the Beatles becoming evermore popular throughout 1963, Vox were right with them. Beatles manager, Brian Epstein, had made a deal with Vo...