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1964 Ampeg Super Echo Twin & Ampeg/Burns Jazz Split Sound Set


Ampeg "Super Echo Twin” ET-2 amp with Ampeg branded Burns "Jazz Split Sound” guitar…. Both date to 1964.

Ampeg sold guitars for Burns in the U.S.in the 1960s. Here is an all original "Jazz Split Sound” from 1964. Featuring 3 impedance single coil pickups with 4 way rotary switch with preset sounds including "Split Sound", "Treble", "Jazz" and "Wild Dog”. Volume and Tone pots are original as well as the 2 small transformers to get the output to high impedance. On the underside of the pick guard is a sticker that reads “8 JUN 1964” .

The pickup cavity has no alterations and the finish on the neck and body are original and show virtually no wear. Frets are o.g and only show very little wear and a nice straight neck. Truss rod is found under the neck plate but is not working but not frozen, spinning freely in both directions.

Tuners are original and work as they should. No breaks, cracks or touchup.With a 23 & 1/2” scale length this is a fun guitar to play. Some slight wear on pick guard from resting fingers and some finish checking on its sunburst finish . Missing the term arm and bridge cover but includes the original hard shell case in Ampeg blue checkered tolex and “Ampeg” branded strap…. Sold as a pair with "Super Echo Twin” ET-2 amp also dating to 1964. Comes with the original cover . Blue checkered tolex in great shape showing very little use and well maintained with a full cap job, ( all new capacitors in the power supply and tone and coupling)2 Original Jensen C12Qs sounding great with the classic Ampeg “echo” (reverb) and tremolo . This amp is a one of the great American twin 12, 30 watt amps. A stereo amp at 15 watts per side with dual power supplies or 30 watts in mono. The amp has been gone through by our in house amp tech. All original transformers, clean faceplate , nice plastic and unscaved grill cloth. This rig is ready to do the job! Call or use or chat feature for an in hand description …… guitar and amp are both in Very Good Plus condition.

1964 Ampeg Super Echo Twin & Ampeg/Burns Jazz Split Sound Set