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FDP Forum / Fender Amps: Vintage (before 1985) / Whats a '58 Tweed Pro 5E5-A worth?


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Aug 14th, 2016 06:07 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Hey all, this is my first post here. I recently purchased a '58 Tweed pro that's seen some better days. I registered on this forum because I learned a ton about the amp here, and everyone here seems quite knowledgeable about these old tweeds! So far, I've replaced all of the electrolytics, and 4 of the yellow astrons. Added a 3 prong power cord, disconnected the original selenium rectifier and replaced with a modern diode, installed a new handle, cleaned the pots etc etc. The original speaker is out getting reconed, but I have a '59 P15N in there for now. The amp sounds fantastic but isn't really my style, so I'm considering selling it. I'm having a hard time putting a value on the thing, since they don't seem to come up for sale very often. So, can you guys help me place a value on this old tweed? I have all of the original parts, and the tubes are all old USA tubes, maybe original to the amp. The freshly reconed speaker should be back in the amp in a couple of weeks and I'm going to decide then if I should keep it or sell it. I've attached a link to some quick pictures i snapped. I can take some other pics or gut shots if anyone thinks it will help. Much thanks in advance!

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American Patriot

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Aug 14th, 2016 07:52 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Looks good to me. Learn to like it and keep it


Canada, Kamloops

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Aug 15th, 2016 07:09 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

See attached link to pricing info.

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Martin G
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Aug 18th, 2016 01:34 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

You should keep it, you need more Fender gear in your inventory .. :)

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Sep 27th, 2016 03:16 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

It would sell for somewhere around $2500-2750.

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