Marshall 1959 HW

Full-tube amp head

Whether it's alongside Jimi Hendrix or many other guitar heroes, this amp was and is constantly found as a companion - the "1959" is arguably the Marshall amp with the most eventful history, with the most reissues and special series, that has ever existed in the history of the Brits. And since 2004, there has been (parallel to the 1959SLP from the New Vintage series) yet another edition. The 1959HW is a very special treat, because it is completely hand-wired using the exact same manufacturing techniques to produce Jimi Hendrix's stage amps (at that time still in Jim Marshall's first factory in Hayes).

We will waste no more words on the sound qualities of this amp - that would be superfluous.

  • "Jimi Hendrix" Signature
  • Power: 100 W
  • 3x ECC 83 Tubes
  • 4x EL34 Tubes
  • Completely handmade
  • 2 Input channels
  • Input patching possible
  • 2 Speaker outputs with 4, 8, 16 ohm impedance
  • Voltage selector
  • Weight: 21 kg
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Power 100 W
Power Amplifier Tubes EL34
Channels 1
Reverb No
Footswitch No
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What it is supposed to be - rock machine!

rnemchev, 29.07.2013
The sound is the same I expected to hear - classic rock sound! Takes effects perfectly.
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Pol U., 29.07.2010
Marshall can build surprising amplifiers ... if they are HANDWIRED. As an old Marshall-critical MESA-FAN, I was overwhelmed at the test: this amplifier does not only sound incredibly well, but also has its very own character, which is different from everything Marshall has built. No wonder the originals are so popular today. After 1966, Marshall never built anything better than this Superlead. I am grateful for Jim Marshall resurrecting this amp ...
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