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Supro Trojan Model S6616 Tube Amplifier (1966)

Supro  Trojan Model S6616 Tube Amplifier (1966)

Supro Trojan Model S6616 Model Tube Amplifier (1966), made in Chicago, black tolex covering finish.
 
Height is 20 in. (50.8 cm.), 15 1/2 in. (39.4 cm.) width, and 7 in. (17.8 cm.) deep.

Quite clean overall and nicely original, this Supro Trojan represents some of the last products to emerge from the celebrated Valco factory in Chicago. The circuit is simple; the faceplate has a tone, volume, and trem speed knob surrounding a large indicator lamp that looks like an automobile taillight. The chassis shows a very neat 4-tube layout. The (completely) open back cabinet mounts a single 10" speaker.

The period graphics are superb with turquoise accents to the mottled chrome faceplate and a giant Supro lightning-bolt logo. The sound has a sizzly, ratty edge, thinner and more aggressively toppy than the earlier 1950s Supro amps. Not particularly loud, but a cool snarly beast with a rather wobbly trem, this Supro Trojan makes for an interesting variant on the typical small-box 1960s amp with a very distinct personality. Excellent + Condition.

Item # 8090
 
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