Fender Champ-Amp 5F1 Tube Amplifier (1960)

Fender  Champ-Amp 5F1 Tube Amplifier (1960)
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Item # 8976
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Fender Champ-Amp 5F1 Model Tube Amplifier (1960), made in Fullerton, California, serial # C-13929, tweed fabric covering finish.
Height is 12 in. (30.5 cm.), 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm.) width, and 8 in. (20.3 cm.) deep.

This is a nicely original later tweed Champ from 1960, just maintenanced and sounding great. Recent service included a grounded plug, a full cap job, and re-biasing to spec. No circuit changes have been made. It has a tube-chart stamp "JJ" dating to October 1960 and retains the original transformers and Oxford speaker dated the 24th week of 1960.

Externally the tweed is solid; somewhat dirty, but not heavily worn, with a couple of old spots. The original leather handle is worn but still intact and the faceplate shows only minor corrosion. Yet another great-sounding tweed Champ, a perennial favorite amp -- small in size but a monster in tone! Overall Excellent - Condition.