Fender Champ 5D1 Tube Guitar Amplifier, c. 1952
Fender Champ 5D1 Model Tube Guitar Amplifier (1952), made in Fullerton, California, serial # 4229, tweed fabric covering finish. Item # 6794
The classic "home" amp in any configuration, the Fender Champ is still one of the all-time great amplifier designs. This early model has the older style back-mounted panel with a single volume knob, not as loud as later '50's examples but equally toneful.
Height is 10 7/8 in. (27.6 cm.), 12 in. (30.5 cm.) width, and 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm.) in depth at deepest point.
A nice example overall, mostly original with some recent servicing-one changed capacitor and added 3 prong power cable. The back panel and tweed are cleaner and better preserved on than many of these. Sounds great, you can crank this in the living room and not wake the neighbors! Very Good + Condition.
This item has been sold.
Prices subject to change without notice.
Click on a thumbnail above for a detailed view.
| Home | Contact | Hours | Purchase | Search | Just
Retrofret - New York String Service
233 Butler Street | Brooklyn, New York, 11217 USA
718 237 6092 Voice | 718 237 6092 Fax
All text and photographs © 2003 Retrofret and may not be reproduced without permission.