This is a vintage 1964 Epiphone EA28-RVT Pathfinder Crestline-series electric guitar amp by Gibson. This particular example, serial number 826275, is in absolutely mint showroom 100% all original condition and includes; the original vinyl cover, the original footswitch, and the original hang tag! With a nearly identical schematic to the glorious Blackface Fender Princeton Reverb, but with a 12″ CTS speaker, this is a highly practical and amazingly fantastic sounding amplifier. This is a truly mint piece, and is worthy of the finest instrument collections. While this variety Pathfinder amp may not typically be overly valuable, it wouldn’t be bold to claim that this is the nicest example in existence, so in that sense, this is the best one to buy, as it’s perfectly preserved condition will be sure to preserve its undeniably secure investment value.
Serial Number: 826275
Transformer Codes: 966447, 549-6446
Speaker Code: 137 447 (CTS)
The Pathfinder Amp utilizes: (1) 5Y3, (2) 6V6, (3) 6EU7, and (1) 6C4 tubes through an original 1 x 12â³ CTS speaker. The original smooth medium gray tolex is in perfect condition with no snags or tears. The original tan grill cloth is extremely intact with no snags, rips, or tears as well. All of the hardware is original and in very excellent shape. The original chrome panel is excellent with extremely minimal signs of use. Other than (4) replaced caps, this near perfect example is all original and has all the original transformers, the original tubes, and power cable.
The original 12â³ CTS speaker is in excellent shape and sounds amazing. The cone is original, and it does not exhibit speaker fatigue nor transmit voicecoil distortion. This amp works perfectly and sounds fantastic. Super musical clean and rounded tone that nicely competes with Fender from the mid-60s, with respect to tone.
Included is the original vinyl cover, the original footswitch, and the original hang tag!
This all original amp works perfectly and sounds fantastic, so donât miss out on this opportunity to make this classic combo amp yours! Completely and utterly underrated, the âCrestlineâ series Pathfinder is one of the best small combo amps from the 60’s, and those who appreciate amps by Gibson, Supro, Silvertone, etc. will certainly enjoy this amp.