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~ WANTED ~DEAD OR ALIVE FOR ££££ / $$$$ We want yourpre-1973 MarshallAmps and Cabinets
EX-OASIS Thick sided, the real deal. We have had one of these for many years. Celestion 2 x 12, a very rare find and this ones a little special if you are a fan of Oasis. Certicate signed by Noel Gallagher. Original Transformers and Choke, great sounding Combo. The sticky crap can be removed. Be quick - one only!
Fender Concert Combo. Brown Tolex, early 1960s, a players amp. This one was used by the late BB King on the BBC show “In Concert”.This is a great piece of music history and comes complete with documentation. A rare find for the price of a reissue!
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Fender Concert Combo £2500.00
Marshall JTM45 Combo 1966/7 2x12 (EX-OASIS) £13,750.00
Vox AC30 1964 £1995.00
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Cornell Vintage Brown £975.00
The   Cornell   Vintage   Brown   10   “Honouring the 80’s” Vintage    refers    to    the    1980’s sound.     Brown     refers     to     the tone     sought     after     by     many guitar         players         of         that generation.    It    is    common    for modern            amplifiers            to incorporate        several        valve stages    to    achieve    high    gain. This      tends      to      reduce      the response,   colour   the   tone   and suppress    the    player’s    natural technique. By    incorporating    the    guitar’s volume   control   as   part   of   the amplifier’s   preamp   design   this   amp   will   deliver   plenty   of   gain   and   still   retain the   guitar’s   tone   and   feel.   It   works   by   having   more   than   the   normal   amount   of gain   in   the   first   stages   of   amplification.   With   the   guitar   on   full   there   will   be   pre amp   distortion,   while   turning   the   guitar   volume   down   will   clean   up   the   sound. You   can   have   a   Vintage   Brown   10   in   a   different   covering.   We   have   dozens available   and   some   are   zero   cost   extras.   Or   you   might   want   a   different   speaker - maybe a Celestion Vintage 30.
Cornell Vintage Brown
About     Plexi.     Most     of     today's guitarists     are     aware     of     some amplifier   history,   and   "Plexi"   must be      one      of      the      best      known nicknames       for       a       range       of amplifiers    produced    by    Marshall from    about    1963    to    1969.    We have     refined     this     fundamental design    to    its    ultimate,    tailoring the     components     and     adjusting the      circuit      to      produce      the definitive   Plexi   sound.   Back   in   the late   60s   there   were   very   few   rock   bands   not   using   this   type   of   amp,   and   still today   this   classic   tone   can   be   heard.   The   Cornell-Plexi   amp   has   that   instantly recognisable   sound,   and   if   you   play   rock,   or   simply   want   the   Plexi   tone,   this range   of   amplifiers   is   an   absolute   necessity.   Whether   it   is   the   18/20   head   or combo,   or   the   45/50   stack,   these   amplifiers   are   in   the   business   of   classic   rock tones. Cabinet not included!
Cornell Plexi 45/50 Head £1895.00
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Cornell Romany 12 £1145.00
At   a   maximum   of   10   watts, you   won't   be   using   it   at   your local    gig,    but    the    Cornell- Romany   Plus   is   not   small   on tone.    It    will    become    your friend,    a    tool    to    create    or develop        your        personal sound     and     playing     style.            The    Cornell-Romany    has    a natural       distortion       sound that   was   popular   in   America back     at     the     beginning     of guitar        amplifier        design. Amplifier-makers       at       that time   sold   it   to   the   Blues   heroes   whose   technique   has   since   become   the classic   distortion   sound.   The   output   is   produced   from   a   single   valve,   known as   "single-ended   class   A   output".   The   lack   of   cross-over   distortion   when   the valve clips, results in the Cornell-Romany tone.
The        Cornell-Romany has   a   natural   distortion sound          that          was popular       in       America back    at    the    beginning of        guitar        amplifier design.             Amplifier- makers     at     that     time sold     it     to     the     Blues heroes                    whose technique      has      since become       the       classic distortion    sound.    The output       is       produced from   a   single   valve,   known   as   "single-ended   class   A   output".   The   lack   of   cross- over distortion when the valve clips, results in the Cornell-Romany tone.
Cornell Romany 10 £799.00
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Cornell Plexi 7 Green £799.00 (1x10); £850.00 (1x12)
The   Cornell   Plexi   7   combo   is   a   superb   addition   to   the   Cornell-plexi range.   It   will   give   you   that   quintessential   plexi   ‘Jimi’   sound   but   in   a compact   version   that   is   small   enough   for   your   bedroom,   and   portable enough   to   sit   on   the   back   seat   of   your   car   and   be   taken   to   a   rehearsal or studio. Miked up, you can even gig with it. With   this   classic   British   circuit   as   its   starting   point,   Denis   has   captured perfectly   the   plexi   panel   classic   rock   tones   of   the   60’s.   Don’t   be   fooled by   its   small   size   though…the   mighty   7   Watts   of   valve   tone   may   still   be too much for your neighbours. To   combat   this,   you   can   switch   the   output   down   in   steps   from   7   Watts to   1+1/2   Watts,   1/4   Watt   or   even   1/8th   of   a   Watt!   You   will   still   get incredible output valve distortion, but at tiny volume.
The   Cornell-Plexi   18/20   is   made   to   the   basic   circuit   of   the   PA20   Plexi   panel   which   was   produced   in the    60s.    Additional    Cornell    design    features    like    the    switchable    valve    rectification    and    power reducer are fitted as standard. Complementary    push-pull    class    "A"    output    has    been    used    in    many    renowned    amplifiers throughout   the   history   of   guitar   amplification.   The   problem   with   this   basic   circuit,   which   has remained    common    to    all    manufacturers    with    some    minor    differences,    was    one    of    unequal current   flow   through   each   output valve   and   unacceptable   crossover distortion.    At    high    output    levels the    problem    is    accentuated    and results in a fuzzy sound. We   have   corrected   the   design   and resolved   the   problem   by   balancing   the   output   and   reducing   the   crossover   distortion.   This   results   in a   much   smoother   sound   at   high   output   levels,   the   output   having   very   little   crossover   distortion.   The difference can be seen and measured on an oscilloscope. We   have   encapsulated   the   components   and   called   it   the   Cornell-Cream   Box   which   describes   the output    tone.    We    now    use    this    circuit    in    all    of    our    complementary    Class    "A"    push-pull    output designed amplifiers.
Cornell Plexi 18/20 Head or Combo (1x12 and 2x10) £1180.00 (Head); £1499.00 (1x12 combo); £1499.00 (2x10)
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Arbiter   Fuzz   Face   made   1999   by   Denis   Cornell   for   Arbiter,   these are    NOS    but    they    have    new    replacement    boxes.    Fitted    with AC128.
Arbiter Fuzz Face £199.00
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This classic vintage Marshall JTM45 was purchased from the original owner.Made in 1966, in excellent condition & stock. Complete with Original cover. Awaiting Images.
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Marshall JTM45 £4995.00
TBA £0000.00
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Please note you can also contact our amp specialist direct. Call Eliot on 07393 894443 or email to guitaravenueltd@gmail.com
Mesa Boogie Road King I £1095.00
Mesa Boogie 4x12 Road Cabs (2 available) £585.00 each
Pearce GR2 Solid-State Amp £675.00
Mesa Boogie MkIV combo £1095.00
Fender Showman ’66 Head Blackface Amp £1095.00
Fender Showman Blonde '64 Blackface Head £1695.00
Music Man 75 Head £495.00
Mesa Boogie hardwood Simul-Satellite combo £795.00
Four   EVM12Ls   per   cabinet,   and   each   cab coming    in    a    near-indestructible    touring flight   case,   these   have   seen   service   with some   of   the   biggest   names   in   the   Rock business. Unburstable   and   unbreakable,   they   have some   of   the   tightest   bottom   end   of   any 4x12 ever heard. Impossible     to     confuse     sonically     with Marshall-style    4x12s,    which    come    with some     extra     generosity     in     the     bass department,    these    need    to    be    driven hard    by    a    powerful    and    bass-endowed beast of an amp. Call Eliot on 07393 894443 or email to guitaravenueltd@gmail.com
Huge   and   huge-sounding,   this is   the   largest   member   of   the Recto    family.    With    switching for      everything      you      could imagine   (and   a   few   you   can’t) this      is      one      of      the      most versatile amps ever made. Combining   EL34   and   6L6   in   a variety   of   ways,   and   selectable for   each   channel,   you   can   get from   small-amp   clean   to   stadium-level   heavy,   and   everything   in   between.   If you   need   to   get   close   to   some   earlier   Mark   Series   tones,   as   well   as   covering traditional Recto territory, it’s the one to go for. It comes with its original floor unit, and is in very good condition. Call Eliot on 07393 894443 or email to guitaravenueltd@gmail.com
This   is   a   rare   one   –   a working            Pearce solid-state   amp.   One of   the   few   solid   state amps   that   can   get   a good         edge         of breakup      tone;      as used         by         Allan Holdsworth,         John Abercrombie,      Andy Summers,   David   Torn   and   Ronnie   Montrose.   It   has   its   original   footswitch,   and comes in a protective JHS rack bag. It includes: - Preamp with two separate channels, that can also be combined - Presence control - Midrange EQ  from 200-6KHz Four    DIP-switches    on    front    panel    to    determine    various    preamp    gain/EQ options.   Limiter assignable to Channel 2 only   Alesis digital reverb for Channel 1 and 2, completely independent   Stereo output, 100W per side into 4 ohms   Presence control Call Eliot on 07393 894443 or email to guitaravenueltd@gmail.com
Released   in   1990,   this   was Mesa’s    first    three-channel amp,      with      independent controls   for   each   channel, except      bass      and      mid, which       are       shared       by Rhythm      1      (clean)      and Rhythm 2 (crunch). There   were   two   versions   of this    amp.    Mark    IVs    built from         the         start         of production       until       about September         1993         are referred   to   as   version   A;   amplifiers   made   from   late   1993   until   the   end   of production   in   2008   are   known   as   version   B.   Early   Bs   have   an   attached power cord, like the A version. Some   differences:   version   A   has   no   footswitch   for   reverb   or   stereo   effects loop,   and   the   lead   channel   is   somewhat   similar   to   the   Mark   IIC+‘s.   Version B   has   switchable   reverb,   a   single   switchable   stereo   effects   loop,   and   an output   to   drive   another   power   amp.   Its   voicings   are   altered   slightly.   Both versions are highly regarded; production of the Mark IV ended in 2008. Call Eliot on 07393 894443 or email to guitaravenueltd@gmail.com
Pearce GR2 Amp Mesa Bookie MkIV combo
Another       powerful       85W Fender     head     from     1966, equipped   with   a   quartet   of the   best   6L6GC   valves   you can      find.      Checked      and serviced   some   eight   weeks ago,    it’s    in    great    working order. AB763 circuit.     Shipped    as    an    export    model    with    selectable    voltage,    the    original transformer   has   now   been   hard-wired   for   240V   operation.   The   Showman   is designed for an 8 ohm speaker load.     From    the    same    owner/producer    as    the    blonde    ’64    Showman    (also available),   it   has   been   recorded   and   has   toured   extensively.   It   has   also been   kept   fully   serviced   since   it   was   bought   by   the   last   owner   some   thirty years ago. Call Eliot on 07393 894443 or email to guitaravenueltd@gmail.com
Date   stamped   ND,   this   is   a   big, powerful   85W   blonde   Fender head     from     1964,     equipped with   some   of   the   best   6L6GC valves   you   can   find   anywhere. It has the AA763 circuit Checked     and     serviced     this month,    it’s    in    great    working order. This one has toured with some big names over the years. Shipped   originally   to   the   UK   by   Fender,   the   export   transformer   has   now   been hard-wired   for   240V   operation.   As   it's   a   (Single)   Showman,   it   is   designed   for   an   8 ohm speaker load. Call Eliot on 07393 894443 or email to guitaravenueltd@gmail.com
Fender Showman 66 head Fender Showman Blonde 1964 head
Music    Man    amps    of    this period    have    a    solid-state pre-amp      and      a      tube power         amp.         They’re unusual    in    that    they    run the   power   tubes   at   quite high    voltage    (~700    VDC) but   with   only   around   350 V     on     the     screens.     This requires   a   more   complex power   supply,   but   it   does mean     that     they     output quite    serious    wattage    (75W)    from    a    single    pair    of    tubes    that    would typically produce 40-50W on an all-tube design. This   sort   of   amp   excels   at   clean   tones   to   very   slight   breakup.   The   lead   is more   fuzz   than   distortion,   unless   you   have   a   very   light   hand,   but   has   very much its own character and usefulness in the right context. The   75   Head   is   one   of   the   rarer   configurations,   and   makes   a   great   clean platform for pedal-based rigs. Call Eliot on 07393 894443 or email to guitaravenueltd@gmail.com
Music Man 75 head
Shipped     by     Mesa     with     the     UK     export transformer,      it      is      still      in      very      good condition,    with    a    hardwood    shell    and    its original   EVM12L   speaker.      A   highly   versatile piece   of   gear,   it   was   introduced   in   the   early 90’s,   often   being   used   in   conjunction   with the   Mesa   Boogie   Mark   IV   to   create   a   stereo setup. You   can   run   the   Simul   in   a   variety   of   ways: 1.   as   a   straight   clean   amp   it   makes   a   good base   tone   for   pedals   or   you   can   use   the   amp’s   own   boost.   2.   To   turn   your Mono   Rig   into   a   Stereo   Rig.   3.   as   a   Powered   Speaker,   running   a   Preamp   into it. It   has   a   great   loop   and,   of   course,   the   famous   Mesa   Boogie   Graphic   EQ. Driven   by   four   6L6   tubes,   there   is   a   Class   A   /   Simul   Class   switch   on   the   back. It   also   has   a   tweed   lower   power   switch,   foot-switchable   EQ   settings,   and   a Boost Function that is also foot-switchable. These are quite rare, and also quite substantial, weighing in at about 65 lbs. Call Eliot on 07393 894443 or email to guitaravenueltd@gmail.com
Hiwatt amps have been used by bands from The Who and Led Zeppelin to Arctic Monkeys. The original Hylight models were built to the very highest standards, and are becoming increasingly collectable in original condition. The DR112 PA head, which works well as a substitute for the DR103 Guitar head, is loud, punchy and - at some considerable volume - rich with harmonics. Front it with the preamp of your choice, and/or a variety of pedals, and run your FX into separately EQ-able channels. There are few better examples of clean and lush tone, and as a pedal platform they are unsurpassed. Speccy stuff: Output: 100 watts Impedance: 4, 8 or 16 ohms Selectable Voltage - 105v 115v 225v 245v Output Valves: 4x Mullard EL34s Transformers: original Partridge P/T and O/T
Mesa Boogie Black Dot Combo £895.00
Two-Rock Gain Master 35W Head £1445.00
Hiwatt 1971 DR112 100W PA Head £1195.00
Two-Rock Gain Master 35W Head back HiWatt Custom 100 PA head HiWatt Custom 100 front
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Super clean example of one of Two-Rock’s smallest 6L6 amps.  The company's then- general manager Mac Skinner said about this amp: " The Gain Master was designed to be a lower wattage, dual-channel, classic amp design, modelled after our limited edition TS-1.” It doesn’t have the usual Two-Rock reverb, but does have a great loop to use your reverb/time domain FX with. It also does a thicker saturated gain than most of Two-Rocks are known for, in a generally similar vein to the long-lost K&M LTD amp from their pre-PGB days. This is designated a EU 230V model: this means it is designed to run on any EU voltage, which naturally also includes the UK’s 235-240V. Call Eliot on 07393 894443 or email to guitaravenueltd@gmail.com
MkIII Black Dot DRGX 100W Simul-Class Combo. A very clean example of one of the earliest versions of the MkIII family, built around September ‘85. Still in the general ballpark for high-gain IIC+ tones, but also does very useable clean/low-gain, though it’s mentioned a lot less often.  Comes with the full option-list of EVM12L speaker, GEQ, reverb and switchable Simul/Class A. Two-Rock Gain Master 35W Head front Mesa Boogie MkIII Black Dot Combo
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Fender Concert Combo. Brown Tolex, early 1960s, a players amp. This one was used by the late BB King on the BBC show “In Concert”.This is a great piece of music history and comes complete with documentation. A rare find for the price of a reissue! Contact us Contact us Contact us
EX-OASIS Thick sided, the real deal. We have had one of these for many years. Celestion 2 x 12, a very rare find and this ones a little special if you are a fan of Oasis. Certicate signed by Noel Gallagher. Original Transformers and Choke, great sounding Combo. The sticky crap can be removed. Be quick - one only!
Lovely Vox AC30 made in 1964. Candy panel, Treble Chassis with Silver Celestions. In excellent condition. Awaiting Images
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Fender Concert Combo £2500.00
Marshall JTM45 Combo 1966/7 2x12 (EX-OASIS) £13,750.00
Vox AC30 1964 £1995.00
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Cornell Vintage Brown £975.00
Cornell Vintage Brown
Timeless Tone - Exquisite Amplifier Design
The Cornell Vintage Brown 10 – “Honouring the 80’s” Vintage   refers   to   the   1980’s   sound.   Brown   refers   to   the   tone sought   after   by   many   guitar   players   of   that   generation.   It   is common   for   modern   amplifiers   to   incorporate   several   valve stages   to   achieve   high   gain.   This   tends   to   reduce   the   response, colour the tone and suppress the player’s natural technique. By    incorporating    the    guitar’s    volume    control    as    part    of    the amplifier’s   preamp   design   this   amp   will   deliver   plenty   of   gain and   still   retain   the   guitar’s   tone   and   feel.   It   works   by   having more   than   the   normal   amount   of   gain   in   the   first   stages   of amplification.   With   the   guitar   on   full   there   will   be   pre   amp distortion,   while   turning   the   guitar   volume   down   will   clean   up the   sound.   You   can   have   a   Vintage   Brown   10   in   a   different covering.   We   have   dozens   available   and   some   are   zero   cost extras.    Or    you    might    want    a    different    speaker    -    maybe    a Celestion Vintage 30.
About   Plexi.   Most   of today's        guitarists are   aware   of   some amplifier        history, and   "Plexi"   must   be one     of     the     best known      nicknames for      a      range      of a    m    p    l    i    f    i    e    r    s      produced                by Marshall             from about   1963   to   1969. We   have   refined   this   fundamental   design   to   its   ultimate,   tailoring the    components    and    adjusting    the    circuit    to    produce    the definitive   Plexi   sound.   Back   in   the   late   60s   there   were   very   few rock   bands   not   using   this   type   of   amp,   and   still   today   this   classic tone    can    be    heard.    The    Cornell-Plexi    amp    has    that    instantly recognisable   sound,   and   if   you   play   rock,   or   simply   want   the Plexi    tone,    this    range    of    amplifiers    is    an    absolute    necessity. Whether   it   is   the   18/20   head   or   combo,   or   the   45/50   stack,   these amplifiers   are   in   the   business   of   classic   rock   tones.   Cabinet   not included!
Cornell Plexi 45/50 Head £1895.00
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Cornell Romany 12 £1145.00
At   a   maximum   of   10   watts,   you   won't   be   using   it   at   your   local gig,   but   the   Cornell-Romany   Plus   is   not   small   on   tone.   It   will become   your   friend,   a   tool   to   create   or   develop   your   personal sound   and   playing   style.         The   Cornell-Romany   has   a   natural distortion    sound    that    was    popular    in    America    back    at    the beginning   of   guitar   amplifier   design.   Amplifier-makers   at   that time    sold    it    to    the    Blues    heroes    whose    technique    has    since become   the   classic   distortion   sound.   The   output   is   produced from   a   single   valve,   known   as   "single-ended   class   A   output".   The lack   of   cross-over   distortion   when   the   valve   clips,   results   in   the Cornell-Romany tone.
The   Cornell-Romany   has   a   natural   distortion   sound   that   was popular   in   America   back   at   the   beginning   of   guitar   amplifier design.   Amplifier-makers   at   that   time   sold   it   to   the   Blues   heroes whose   technique   has   since   become   the   classic   distortion   sound. The   output   is   produced   from   a   single   valve,   known   as   "single- ended   class   A   output".   The   lack   of   cross-over   distortion   when the valve clips, results in the Cornell-Romany tone.
Cornell Romany 10 £799.00
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The           Cornell Plexi    7    combo is       a       superb addition    to    the   range.      It      will give     you     that   plexi              ‘Jimi’ sound   but   in   a c    o    m    p    a    c    t      version    that    is small       enough for                 your bedroom,   and   portable   enough   to   sit   on   the   back   seat   of your   car   and   be   taken   to   a   rehearsal   or   studio.   Miked   up,   you can even gig with it. With   this   classic   British   circuit   as   its   starting   point,   Denis   has captured   perfectly   the   plexi   panel   classic   rock   tones   of   the 60’s.   Don’t   be   fooled   by   its   small   size   though…the   mighty   7 Watts       of       valve tone    may    still    be too   much   for   your neighbours. To      combat      this, you   can   switch   the output      down      in steps   from   7   Watts to      1+1/2      Watts, 1/4    Watt    or    even 1/8th     of     a     Watt! You     will     still     get incredible      output valve        distortion, but at tiny volume.
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Cornell Plexi 7 Green £799.00 (1x10); £850.00 (1x12)
The   Cornell-Plexi   18/20   is   made   to   the   basic   circuit   of   the   PA20 Plexi   panel   which   was   produced   in   the   60s.   Additional   Cornell design   features   like   the   switchable   valve   rectification   and   power reducer are fitted as standard. Complementary    push-pull    class    "A"    output    has    been    used    in many    renowned    amplifiers    throughout    the    history    of    guitar amplification.    The    problem    with    this    basic    circuit,    which    has remained    common    to    all    manufacturers    with    some    minor differences,    was    one    of    unequal    current    flow    through    each output    valve    and    unacceptable    crossover    distortion.    At    high output   levels   the   problem   is   accentuated   and   results   in   a   fuzzy sound. We    have    corrected    the    design    and    resolved    the    problem    by balancing   the   output   and   reducing   the   crossover   distortion.   This results   in   a   much   smoother   sound   at   high   output   levels,   the output   having   very   little   crossover   distortion.   The   difference   can be seen and measured on an oscilloscope. We   have   encapsulated   the   components   and   called   it   the   Cornell- Cream   Box   which   describes   the   output   tone.   We   now   use   this circuit   in   all   of   our   complementary   Class   "A"   push-pull   output designed amplifiers.
Cornell Plexi 18/20 Head or Combo (1x12 and 2x10) £1180.00 (Head); £1499.00 (1x12 combo); £1499.00 (2x10)
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Arbiter   Fuzz   Face   made   1999   by   Denis   Cornell   for   Arbiter,   these are    NOS    but    they    have    new    replacement    boxes.    Fitted    with AC128.
Arbiter Fuzz Face £199.00
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This classic vintage Marshall JTM45 was purchased from the original owner.Made in 1966, in excellent condition & stock. Complete with Original cover. Awaiting Images. Contact us
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Marshall JTM45 £4995.00
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Mesa Boogie 4x12 Road Cabs (2 available) £585.00 each
Mesa Boogie Road King I £1095.00
Pearce GR2 Solid-State Amp £675.00
Mesa Boogie MkIV combo £1095.00
Please note you can also contact our amp specialist direct. Call Eliot on 07393 894443 or email to guitaravenueltd@gmail.com
Fender Showman ’66 Head Blackface Amp £1095.00
Fender Showman Blonde '64 Blackface Head £1695.00
Music Man 75 Head £495.00
Mesa Boogie hardwood Simul-Satellite combo £795.00
Four    EVM12Ls    per    cabinet,    and each     cab     coming     in     a     near- indestructible    touring    flight    case, these   have   seen   service   with   some of   the   biggest   names   in   the   Rock business. Unburstable      and      unbreakable, they    have    some    of    the    tightest bottom     end     of     any     4x12     ever heard. Impossible     to     confuse     sonically with    Marshall-style    4x12s,    which come   with   some   extra   generosity in   the   bass   department,   these   need   to   be   driven   hard   by   a powerful and bass-endowed beast of an amp. Call Eliot on 07393 894443 or email to guitaravenueltd@gmail.com
This   is   a   rare   one   –   a working   Pearce   solid- state   amp.   One   of   the few   solid   state   amps that    can    get    a    good edge   of   breakup   tone; as      used      by      Allan Holdsworth,           John Abercrombie,      Andy      Summers,      David      Torn      and      Ronnie Montrose.    It    has    its    original    footswitch,    and    comes    in    a protective JHS rack bag. It includes: -    Preamp    with    two    separate    channels,    that    can    also    be combined - Presence control - Midrange EQ  from 200-6KHz Four   DIP-switches   on   front   panel   to   determine   various   preamp gain/EQ options.   Limiter assignable to Channel 2 only         Alesis    digital    reverb    for    Channel    1    and    2,    completely independent   Stereo output, 100W per side into 4 ohms   Presence control Call Eliot on 07393 894443 or email to guitaravenueltd@gmail.com
Pearce GR2 Amp
Another   powerful 85W   Fender   head from               1966, equipped    with    a quartet      of      the best   6L6GC   valves you       can       find. Checked            and serviced         some eight weeks ago, it’s in great working order. AB763 circuit.     Shipped    as    an    export    model    with    selectable    voltage,    the original    transformer    has    now    been    hard-wired    for    240V operation.   The   Showman   is   designed   for   an   8   ohm   speaker load.    From   the   same   owner/producer   as   the   blonde   ’64   Showman (also     available),     it     has     been     recorded     and     has     toured extensively.   It   has   also   been   kept   fully   serviced   since   it   was bought by the last owner some thirty years ago. Call Eliot on 07393 894443 or email to guitaravenueltd@gmail.com
Music   Man   amps of      this      period have   a   solid-state pre-amp     and     a tube   power   amp. They’re      unusual in    that    they    run the    power    tubes at       quite       high voltage          (~700 VDC)      but      with only    around    350    V    on    the    screens.    This    requires    a    more complex    power    supply,    but    it    does    mean    that    they    output quite   serious   wattage   (75W)   from   a   single   pair   of   tubes   that would typically produce 40-50W on an all-tube design. This   sort   of   amp   excels   at   clean   tones   to   very   slight   breakup. The   lead   is   more   fuzz   than   distortion,   unless   you   have   a   very light     hand,     but     has     very     much     its     own     character     and usefulness in the right context. The   75   Head   is   one   of   the   rarer   configurations,   and   makes   a great clean platform for pedal-based rigs. Call Eliot on 07393 894443 or email to guitaravenueltd@gmail.com
Fender Showman 66 head Music Man 75 head
Huge       and       huge- sounding,   this   is   the largest    member    of the      Recto      family. With     switching     for everything             you could    imagine    (and a   few   you   can’t)   this is    one    of    the    most versatile    amps    ever made. Combining   EL34   and   6L6   in   a   variety   of   ways,   and   selectable for    each    channel,    you    can    get    from    small-amp    clean    to stadium-level   heavy,   and   everything   in   between.   If   you   need to   get   close   to   some   earlier   Mark   Series   tones,   as   well   as covering traditional Recto territory, it’s the one to go for. It    comes    with    its    original    floor    unit,    and    is    in    very    good condition. Call Eliot on 07393 894443 or email to guitaravenueltd@gmail.com
Released   in   1990,   this was   Mesa’s   first   three- channel      amp,      with independent     controls for       each       channel, except    bass    and    mid, which    are    shared    by Rhythm   1   (clean)   and Rhythm 2 (crunch). There         were         two versions    of    this    amp.    Mark    IVs    built    from    the    start    of production   until   about   September   1993   are   referred   to   as version   A;   amplifiers   made   from   late   1993   until   the   end   of production   in   2008   are   known   as   version   B.   Early   Bs   have   an attached power cord, like the A version. Some   differences:   version   A   has   no   footswitch   for   reverb   or stereo    effects    loop,    and    the    lead    channel    is    somewhat similar   to   the   Mark   IIC+‘s.   Version   B   has   switchable   reverb,   a single   switchable   stereo   effects   loop,   and   an   output   to   drive another   power   amp.   Its   voicings   are   altered   slightly.   Both versions    are    highly    regarded;    production    of    the    Mark    IV ended in 2008. Call Eliot on 07393 894443 or email to guitaravenueltd@gmail.com
Mesa Bookie MkIV combo
Date       stamped ND,   this   is   a   big, powerful        85W blonde       Fender head   from   1964, equipped       with some   of   the   best 6L6GC         valves you       can       find anywhere. It has the AA763 circuit Checked   and   serviced   this   month,   it’s   in   great   working   order. This one has toured with some big names over the years. Shipped   originally   to   the   UK   by   Fender,   the   export   transformer has   now   been   hard-wired   for   240V   operation.   As   it's   a   (Single) Showman, it is designed for an 8 ohm speaker load. Call Eliot on 07393 894443 or email to guitaravenueltd@gmail.com
Fender Showman Blonde 1964 head
Shipped   by   Mesa   with   the   UK   export   transformer,   it   is   still   in very    good    condition,    with    a    hardwood    shell    and    its    original EVM12L    speaker.        A    highly    versatile    piece    of    gear,    it    was introduced   in   the   early   90’s,   often   being   used   in   conjunction with the Mesa Boogie Mark IV to create a stereo setup. You   can   run   the   Simul   in   a   variety   of   ways:   1.   as   a   straight   clean amp   it   makes   a   good   base   tone   for   pedals   or   you   can   use   the amp’s   own   boost.   2.   To   turn   your   Mono   Rig   into   a   Stereo   Rig.   3. as a Powered Speaker, running a Preamp into it. It   has   a   great   loop   and,   of   course,   the   famous   Mesa   Boogie Graphic   EQ.   Driven   by   four   6L6   tubes,   there   is   a   Class   A   /   Simul Class   switch   on   the   back.   It   also   has   a   tweed   lower   power   switch, foot-switchable   EQ   settings,   and   a   Boost   Function   that   is   also foot-switchable. These   are   quite   rare,   and   also   quite   substantial,   weighing   in   at about 65 lbs. Call Eliot on 07393 894443 or email to guitaravenueltd@gmail.com
Hiwatt amps have been used by bands from The Who and Led Zeppelin to Arctic Monkeys. The original Hylight models were built to the very highest standards, and are becoming increasingly collectable in original condition. The DR112 PA head, which works well as a substitute for the DR103 Guitar head, is loud, punchy and - at some considerable volume - rich with harmonics. Front it with the preamp of your choice, and/or a variety of pedals, and run your FX into separately EQ-able channels. There are few better examples of clean and lush tone, and as a pedal platform they are unsurpassed. Speccy stuff: Output: 100 watts Impedance: 4, 8 or 16 ohms Selectable Voltage - 105v 115v 225v 245v Output Valves: 4x Mullard EL34s Transformers: original Partridge P/T and O/T
Mesa Boogie Black Dot Combo £895.00
Two-Rock Gain Master 35W Head £1445.00
Hiwatt 1971 DR112 100W PA Head £1195.00
Two-Rock Gain Master 35W Head back HiWatt Custom 100 PA head HiWatt Custom 100 front
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Super clean example of one of Two-Rock’s smallest 6L6 amps.  The company's then- general manager Mac Skinner said about this amp: " The Gain Master was designed to be a lower wattage, dual-channel, classic amp design, modelled after our limited edition TS-1.” It doesn’t have the usual Two-Rock reverb, but does have a great loop to use your reverb/time domain FX with. It also does a thicker saturated gain than most of Two-Rocks are known for, in a generally similar vein to the long-lost K&M LTD amp from their pre-PGB days. This is designated a EU 230V model: this means it is designed to run on any EU voltage, which naturally also includes the UK’s 235-240V. Call Eliot on 07393 894443 or email to guitaravenueltd@gmail.com
MkIII Black Dot DRGX 100W Simul-Class Combo. A very clean example of one of the earliest versions of the MkIII family, built around September ‘85. Still in the general ballpark for high-gain IIC+ tones, but also does very useable clean/low-gain, though it’s mentioned a lot less often.  Comes with the full option-list of EVM12L speaker, GEQ, reverb and switchable Simul/Class A. Two-Rock Gain Master 35W Head front Mesa Boogie MkIII Black Dot Combo
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