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Supro 1690T Coronado

Valco Manufacturing Company
Jimmy Page British

Not on view

Jimmy Page used this amp in combination with his “Dragon” Telecaster and occasionally a violin bow in recordings and performances with the Yardbirds. He played his Telecaster through the amp to record the entirety of Led Zeppelin (1968) and used it for his solo on “Stairway to Heaven.” The amp originally had two ten-inch speakers and was modified to contain one twelve-inch speaker.

Technical Description:
24 watts tube power, four inputs, two channels with separate volume and tone controls, tremolo section with rate and intensity controls; modified for one 12 in. speaker

Supro 1690T Coronado, Valco Manufacturing Company, Wood, metal, plastic, textile

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