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1966 Fender Bassman Blackface Head

1966 Fender Bassman Blackface Head

Serial Number: A13281

Regular price $899.99 Sale


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Though the original 1952 design was intended and marketed as a bass guitar amplifier, guitar players all over quickly adopted these venerable amps as their own thanks to amazing breakup and beefy bottom end. The "blackface" Bassman amps with AA165 and AB165 circuits from the mid-60s are often heralded as the cream of the crop for classic rock tones, and their ability to take pedals well makes them a great choice for the modern player with a packed pedal board. Here on Reverb, you'll find a great selection of these amps, both in their original "Piggyback" configuration and just the heads by themselves.

The amp has some tolex peeling on the back of the head near the power tubes, various dings throughout.  Very good condition for its age.  Because the amp came in used we are not sure of its service history, what components may have been replaced etc.  We have included pictures of the inside of the chassis and transformers etc for reference.