Vintage Gretsch 6156 Guitar amp with Jensen speaker from the 60s
CLASSIC EARLY 1970'S SHURE VOCAL~MASTER P.A./ GUITAR SYSTEM
(made in the USA by THE SHURE BROS, IN EVANSTON. ILLINOIS)
A REAL CLASSIC THAT SOME OF YOU FROM THE OLD DAYS WILL REMEMBER THIS BEING "THE ULTIMATE " CLUB P.A. SYSTEM BACK THEN. IT WAS ALWAYS REFERED TO AS THE "CADILLAC" OF P.A.'s. WELL, THIS ONE BEING IN GREAT CONDITION STILL WORKS GREAT. IT HAS THAT UN-MISTAKABLE "SPRING REVERB" (LIKE THE OLD FENDERS HAD) SOUND. IT HAS 6 CHANNELS W/ A MASTER CONTOL FOR VOLUME,TONE & REVERB, AS WELL AS INDIVIDUAL CONTROLS FOR ALL THE TONES,ETC. (I dated this early 70's because the speakers are dated in 1971, the pots are dated in '72 & '73, although it's all original & appeared never un-cased b4 me, it's not unusual to have parts of different years as that's the way they did it then.)
EACH OF THE 6 CHANNELS ALSO HAVE A SWITCH FOR MIC OR INSTRUMENT, MAKING THIS P.A., A GUITAR AMP AS WELL AS VERY EFFECTIVE ALSO. I ONCE PLAYED WITH A GUITARIST W/ A GIBSON 345 STEREO THAT USED A RIG LIKE THIS TO MAKE AMAZING SOUNDS USING TWO OF THE CHANNELS & SPEAKERS BLASTING FROM EACH SIDE OF THE STAGE. SO, IT'S MORE THAT JUST A GOOD P.A.!
EACH SPEAKER COLUMN HAS 2 X 8" & 1 X 10" HEAVY-DUTY CTS SPEAKERS W/ HEAVY MAGNETS, CABINETS ARE BUILT OF TOP-GRADE 3/4" & 5/8" PLYWOOD W/ SOLID WOOD BRACING, BUILT ULTRA STRONG . AND LIKE THE AMP, ALL VINYL COVERED W/ 1/2" SOLID ALUMINUM SLIDES ON SIDES FOR PROTECTION & EASY LOADING.
THIS RIG IS NICE, BUT NOT PERFECT. IT HAS ONE THE INTERIOR BACK-LIT LAMPS THAT'S NOT WORKING, BUT STILL LIGHTS-UP NICELY. ONE OF THE SPEAKER COLUMNS IS MISSING ONE AUXILARAY JACKS,BUT WORKS FINE & ALL HAS A FEW MINOR SCRUFFS. TO MY BEST KNOWLEDGE THIS IS ALL 100% ORIGINAL EXCEPT THE NEW A.C. CORD I REPLACED, AS THE OLD ONE WAS DETERIOATED & UN-SAFE. (the old -cord comes w/ it if you want it.)
DIMENSIONS & SPECS ARE: 100 WATT RMS power-amp WITH 6 CHANNELS; 25"x8"x15" @42.48lbs; speaker boxes;36"x9"x16" @41.13lbs. each... PLUS IT COMES WITH THE TWO ORIGINAL 50' SPEAKER CABLES in perfect condition
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Due the size & weight this item will not be offered internationally. Local pick-up is encouraged if your around the San Francisco or Monterey Bay Areas...But GLAD TO SHIP TO ALL THE LOWER 48 STATES IN THE GOOD OLD USA...
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