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1978 Fender Deluxe Reverb Vintage Silverface Tube Amp Near Mint, 100% Original w/ Ftsw, Cover


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Up for sale, a 1978 Fender Deluxe Reverb in pristine, collector-grade condition and in perfect working order, 100% original with an untouched circuit, Victoria Luggage cover, footswitch, and complete original Fender-branded tube set. This amp excels at delivering sparkling, detailed cleans with great headroom, and the lush reverb accentuates the chiming, smooth treble response. Both channels sound distinct and strong, and turning things up past 5 on the Volume dial introduces glassy overdriven textures and a touch of compression. It's everything you could want from a vintage Fender amp.

The circuit is untouched, with Schumacher transformers that date to 1978. The preamp retains all of the original blue molded signal caps, and the power supply caps are original as well. The CTS pots date back to mid '77, and the amp is the last vintage iteration of the Deluxe with a push/pull gain boost on the Vibrato Channel Volume control. The original Oxford 12L6 12" speaker has a clean black frame, blue foil Fender label on the ceramic magnet, original speaker cone, and dated sticker from the 15th week of '78. The tube chart is intact on the inside of the cabinet as well with crisp corners. The complete original USA-made tube set has matching Fender silkscreening on all valves.

Cosmetically, this amp is exceedingly clean as the photos can attest, with original smooth black tolex and silver sparkle grillcloth with pale orange stripe. The faceplate positively gleams with its near mint turquoise text and full complement of witch hat knobs. All of the stock hardware shines like new too, with minty handle caps, chassis straps, logo, and sphinx glides (feet).

The original two-button footswitch is included, along with the Victoria Luggage cover.