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1987 Ampeg SVT-HD Skunkworks Bass Head No. 464 of 500 #29853

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 #464 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 includes a custom cover for the amplifier head and does not include any additional accessories.

PHYSICAL CONDITION: Very Good- This amplifier has a few nicks the size of dimes on its edges. The front panel of the unit has one mismatched knob on the second channel.

The front panel has a few scratches and dings, although the labels and branding remain in good condition. The overall condition, Very Good.

WORKING CONDITION: Excellent- Phenomenal sound, whether you dial in an earthy rumble or a metallic clang; everything on this amp tested flawlessly. This head will make for a fantastic "go-to" for all manner of bass tones.


UNPACKAGED DIMENSIONS: 24.5" x 12" x 15.5"

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