24 June 1999
A late 1950s Fender Twin Amplifier
with tweed covering, metal plate with Fender Twin-Amp, brown speaker cloth, two 12-inch Jensen speakers, control panel with four inputs, three switches and six rotary controls
The Fender Twin Amplifier was introduced in 1952.
Fender Twin Amplifier
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MARTEN, Neville Would You Buy A Used Guitar From This Man? Article in Guitarist, 15th Anniversary Special, Clapton Issue, June, 1999, p.81
In a recent interview with Neville Marten for Guitarist Lee Dickson recalled that the Gibson ES-350TN in the following lot was "...bought just before we did Keith Richards' 'Hail Hail Rock And Roll' show for Chuck Berry. It was the same time we acquired the 1958 tweed Fender Twin which Eric still uses from time to time...". The amp Dickson refers to here may not be the amp in this lot or in lot 52.
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