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Reeves Custom "Jimmy" 50 Watt HIWATT Clone w/ 2x12 Reeves/Port City Cab Fane

Estimated price for orientation: 2 600 $

Category: Hiwatt Custom 50

Condition: Used: An item that has been used previously. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab ... Read moreabout the condition  

For sale, uber-sadly, is my Reeves Custom Jimmy 50-watt head with matching 2x12" Reeves cabinet by Port City. This amp is a faithful recreation of Jimmy Page's Hiwatt® amp that he used circa 1969 - 1971. Let there be no mistake...this amp blows doors and rattles windows. More gain than the standard Reeves Custom 50. Please note that in the main picture the grill cloth is 'strobing'--it looks like it may be loose, but this is just a visual effect--it's nice and tight. Power scaling version new runs $2,399 plus shipping, and cabinet (with reverse engineered 'Vintage Purple' Fane clone speakers) runs $900 plus shipping. I also purchased thick padded amp and cab covers from Reeves's preferred provider, and they are embroidered with the Reeves name. If I recall correctly those ran about $125. So this is a nearly $3,600 package (not including shipping and handling). I'll also throw in some extra pre-amp tubes (4 or 5, various brands) in case you want to tinker. This is some HEAVY gear in a figurative and literal sense, so please know shipping is no joke (cab shipping was $90 alone). Gear is in near mint / minty shape. A local buyer can feel free to make a lower offer. I'll ship for FREE, however, to the continental US (and items ship to continental US ONLY). I'll consider splitting head from cab, but strongly prefer to sell both in one fell swoop. Payment within 3 days of purchase via PayPal. Also, please note that I am not a professional music store, just a guy who loves gear (GEEEARR!), and as such, shipping may take up to 3 business days (but time is usually shorter). No returns, so please ask any questions prior to purchase. Product Description
Constructed to the exact same specifications as 1970's British design with Partridge replica transformers, dual channel pre-amp with 2 inputs. Normal volume and bright volume, bass, middle, treble, presence and master volume controls. Like all Reeves Amplifiers, the Custom Jimmy is entirely hand assembled using only the finest quality components assembled on a Garolite turret board utilizing "Mil-Spec" wiring techniques. What makes this amp different than other Hiwatt® circuits of the same period is that is has more gain on tap...more vintage Marshall in nature. And something even more unique is its foot switch volume cut. The amount of volume cut is adjusted by the balance control on the front other words, the amp can be played with a more aggressive preamp tone (adjusted by the input control) and then switched, via the foot switch, to a less aggressive-more typical cleaner Hiwatt® tone . It works kind of like a two channel amp, but it is not.