Okay, I’ll admit, this is a little weird. Seller labels this amp listing as a 2014 Dr. Z Carmen Ghia Tube Combo Amp then sublists it as “unbranded.”
Maybe it’s a typo. Maybe it’s a honest mistake. Knowing the good reputation of this seller, I’m going with honest mistake and/or typo.
Either way, it doesn’t really matter because the needle on my MuddyHumbuckerMojoMeter is swinging all the way to right.
Seller says she trips folks out because she looks so modest. But once you turn her on, well, then “clean notes come out with a warmth, complexity and sustain like one has never heard from such a small amp.” Okay, that sounds a little too sunny side up but wait, seller has more…
“As you turn the volume clockwise, the fun factor increases. The big clean notes get even bigger…sustain becomes as smooth and musical as you’ve ever heard it.”
So, either a) seller is nuts or b) seller has limited experience with amps so their evaluation is suspect or c) seller makes crazy claims or d) seller knows and is telling their truth.
I’m voting for “d” because seller’s story rings true to me. Seller has a fine reputation. Plus, the lady has nice components—12″ Celestion G12 Vintage 30 speaker; 5Y3, EL84 (2), 12AX7, 5751 tubes and 18 watts of juice to make it all go boom.
What’s more, she demolishes the scale at 51 pounds. She ain’t flimsy. And she’s in beautiful condition.
21 folks are watching her. Whoop, there it is.