SOLD - Gretsch 6161 Electromatic Twin 1962 Tube Amplifier Country Gentleman

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I'm a big Valco amp fan.  I keep a little National branded amp in my office that is similar to this Gretsch - same speakers and a similar circuit.  These amps aren't powerhouses, but they do have a cool tone, and they look so cool.

This amp was serviced somewhat recently by Don Butler and came to us in better-than-excellent operating and cosmetic condition.  The amp works with no issues and the tremolo sounds good.  It is loaded with a nice compliment of mostly US made, vintage tubes. 

We make sure to check our amps out completely, and when we did we found that there are a couple spots on each speaker that have small glue spots - repairs of worn spots on the cones.  There is no noticing this when you hear the amp.  

  • Color: Two tone gray.
  • Dimensions: 16.25"h x 23"w x 8.5"d 
  • Weight: 26lbs
  • Watts: 14
  • Date: 1962
  • Where date is noted: Serial number, speaker codes, and pots.
  • Speaker 1 brand/model: Rola 6" x 11"
  • Speaker 1 Code: 285-207
  • Speaker 2 brand/model: Rola 6" x 11"
  • Speaker 2 code: 285-201 
  • Speaker 3 brand/model: Rola 3" tweeter
  •  Speaker 3 code: 285-203
  • Extension speaker out?: No
  • FX Loop? No 
  • Reverb or other effects?: Tremolo
  • Rectifier tube: 5Y3
  • Power tubes: (2) x 6973
  • Preamp tubes: (3) x 12AX7
  • Pedal: No
  • Pots: Original
  • Tolex: Original
  • Grille: Original
  • Knobs: Original
  • Handle: Original
  • Power cord: Replace w/3 prong grounded cord
  • Notes: See picture of replaced capacitor and resisters.

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