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Vintage Magnatone Melodier, Model 109 Tube Amplifier - $600 (Barton City)


condition: good
make / manufacturer: Magnatone
model name / number: 109-Melodier

Magnatone amplifiers get a lot of love from players in the know looking for a warm sounding tube amplifier. This particular Magnatone is almost as old as I am. It's a 1950's model, I believe either '54 or '55.

It is really lightweight and portable. It is a 10 Watt Tube Amp with two 8" speakers. It's in pretty nice shape for a 60+ year old amp. I believe it to be all original including the two pronged plug I would change to 3 were I to hold onto it. Sure, it has a few scuffs etc. and is missing the mic volume knob but it's in a lot better shape than I am at a comparable age.

It has two instrument inputs and one for a mic. The mic has it's own volume switch/setting and a master volume controls everything.

It was bought by the original owner along with a vintage Guild 1955 X-50 which isn't going anywhere. It's a wonderful guitar I'll take to the grave with me. Don't even ask, it's not available.

This isn't a fire sale and I do not need to sell the amp so lowballers, just go away. I will not ship but will meet part way (within reason).

I don't answer text messages (blame the scammers) so either message me thru the CL system or better yet, just pick up the phone and call.

I might consider it in a trade for a nice Guild acoustic (+ cash on my end is o.k.)
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