AC50 serial number 1354

Last third of 1964 - very early large box.

Serial no. 1354 is the earliest large box AC50 known to survive at present. It was in Germany perhaps early on. "The Hootas" (the name survives faintly on the front) were a local Hamburg band.

On this page, a selection of general views of the upper chassis and preamp. Pages of further details are linked at the foot of this page.

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The box - brown grille cloth, no vents in baffle, corner protectors gone.

General view of upper chassis.

Upper chassis, left. Note that the driver valve has failed (white in the bulb).

Upper chassis, right. The EL34s are replacements, from 1968 or later.

On to the preamp.

On to the power amp.