Fender vibro champ silverface dating
Fender seems to be turning it over to out friends over seas to build out small wattage amps anymore.
We see them come from China and we see them come from Mexico.
The Champ had only one power tube, which meant that the circuit is single ended and class A.
Five watts and the simple toneful circuit allowed the Champ to be used easily and often in recording studios. Front" style cabinet with two-tone blonde & brown vinyl covering.
A great sounding example of a rare "blackface" champ with Vibrato.
Fender also renamed the circuit the 5C1, 5 standing for the decade (1950s), C for the third circuit revision, and 1 was the Champ's circuit designation.
This is a tube amp design which which had to 6v6 power tubes and two 12ax7's.
This was a 6 watt amp and had such a vintage tone for days.
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