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1987 Ampeg SVT-HD Skunkworks Bass Head No. 422 of 500 #29858

Availability: In stock




BRAND: Ampeg

MODEL: 1987 SVT-HD Skunkworks Limited Edition

FUNCTION: Bass Guitar Amplifier Head

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: This listing is for a 1987 Ampeg SVT-HD Skunkworks Bass Head.

This item comes to you directly from the collection and inventory of Lon Cohen Rentals here in Los Angeles. They are thinning out some of their slower renting pieces of gear and its a good thing for rest of the world as these are instruments that have been meticulously selected and maintained over the years for the use of the industries top recording professionals.


  • Serial #422 out of 500 made.
  • In 1986 SLM purchased Ampeg and decided to release a limited number of handbuilt SVTs using high-quality parts from the original Ampeg SVTs. The 500 amps built in 1986-87 were the first run of Ampegs to be built in the USA since the 1970's. 
  • Electronics: 300 watts, two channels, four inputs (two bright, two normal, 2/4 ohm output
  • Controls: Volume, treble, bass on both channels, midrange on channel 1
  • Notable SVT Players: The Rolling Stones, Les Claypool, Bootsy Collins

ACCESSORIES INCLUDED: This item comes as seen in photos, and does not include any accessories.

PHYSICAL CONDITION: Excellent- This bass guitar amplifier head has little to no imperfections. The back of the unit has a grill used to protect tubes inside, be aware that there is lightly visible oxidation on it. The front panel and knobs have tiny little dings on them also, and the rightmost knob is not original to the amp.

WORKING CONDITION: Excellent- This SVT is sounding stunning! Rich, deep tones give your bass incredible thickness and response is liquid and punchy! A couple of the rocker switches make a bit of noise when toggled, and the fan on the rear makes a little bit of noise, but overall, this is an incredible amp!


UNPACKAGED DIMENSIONS: 24.5" x 12" x 15.5"

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