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1971 Fender Silver Face Bantam Bass amp - $750 (Cumming)

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condition: good
make / manufacturer: Fender
model name / number: Bantam Bass
1971 Fender Bantam Bass amp - This Fender all-tube amp is the one with the factory issue Yamaha Trapezoidal speaker. Yes the speaker still is in great working order. The amp is in great shape. I did upgrade the output transformer to the beefier Super Reverb size. It has some new caps and tubes. I don't claim its a great bass amp but will say it is a wonderful guitar amp. Basically, it's a super reverb without reverb and tremolo. It comes with the original factory slipcover.
Take a look at the photos and ask me any questions. Make me a good offer for me to consider.

From Wikipedia -- The Fender Bantam Bass was a bass amplifier made by Fender. It was introduced in 1969. This silverfaced amp used an asymmetrical trapezoidal Yamaha speaker using a white Styrofoam cone, and so the speakers blew very easily. As a result, the amp was not a commercial success, and it is rare to find a Bantam Bass today that still has its original speaker. The Bantam tone circuit was used in the Bassman 10 combo amps, introduced in 1972, but these were barely good enough to compete with the other amps available at the time.

Cabinet:
Dimensions: 24″ x 25″ x 10-1/2″ (61 x 63.5 x 26.7 cm)
Hardware: Medium Chassis Straps 4 5/8″, 19″ Tilt Back Legs
Handle: Black strap handle with Chrome ends
Feet: Chrome Glides
Corners: Chrome Corners with Lip
Fender Black Tolex
Grill Cloth: Blue sparkle grille cloth w/o aluminum frame ~ 1970-1971
Logo: Grille mounted, raised, chrome & black script “Fender” w/ tail
Weight: 57 lbs. (25.9 Kg)

Speaker: 1 x 15″/8 ohms
Impedance: 8 ohms
Model: Yamaha, asymetrical trapezoid shaped w/ white styrofoam cone

Effects: None

Watts: 30 watts

Tubes:
Pre amp: 7025 (Normal) 7025 (Vibrato)
Power: 2 x 6L6GC
Phase Inverter: 12AT7 (long tailed)
Bias: Fixed w/ Bias Pot
Rectifier: 5U4

post id: 7755683534

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