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518 - 5F1 Champ

45410 '59 Bassman

20112 Deluxe
50212 '57 Twin
50212 '57 Twin
Double Deluxe
Double Deluxe
80212 '59 Twin
80212 '59 Twin
35115 Narrow Panel Pro
35115 Narrow Panel Pro
Victorilux & Victoriette
Victorilux & Victoriette
35310 Bandmaster
35310 Bandmaster
Victorilux & Victoriette
Golden Melody

 

Model 518 - 5F1 Champ

Victoria's reproduction of the 5F1 Champ.

The baby of the range, whilst being the most affordable, is still hand built utilizing only the finest components - Allen Bradley resistors and Victoria capacitors. An outstanding practice & studio amp.

If you are wondering how this amp sounds, the Champ has been the mainstay of many of The Rolling Stones' recorded tracks for decades.

Eric Clapton also recorded "Layla" on a Champ.
Pure tweed tone in a compact package.

Class A, single ended, 5 watts.

List Price $2175.00 AUD*

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Model 20112 Deluxe

The much sort after Narrow Panel Deluxe is considered by Victoria Amplifier to be the consummate blues amp for small to medium sized venues.

And they should know. Both Mark & Pete from Victoria Amplifier are highly regarded Blues guitarists in their own right.
Also used by Blues legend Bob Margolin as his main amp.

Need we say more.

Class A, push pull, 20 watts.

List Price $3200.00 AUD*

Artists who own a 20212 Deluxe include:
Mike Mills from R.E.M.
Bob Margolin.

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Double Deluxe

Two Deluxes in one cabinet, featuring 4 6V6GT's.

Since this amp is cathode biased, you may specify either a 5Y3 or 5AR4 rectifier tube for 30W or 40W of power. The Double Deluxe is the sweetest Blues/Rock amp we have heard.

Rich, sweet, classic overdriven tweed tones from the moment you plug in and play. If small to medium blues venues are your thing and you desire the authentic tone without the headroom of the 45410 '59 Bassman, then this is the amp for you.

Class A, push pull, 30 or 40 watts.

List price $4220.00 AUD*

Artists who own a Double Deluxe include:
Ron Wood from The Rolling Stones.
Peter Frampton.
David Gilmore.
Joe Walsh from The Eagles.
Greg V.

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Model 35115 Narrow Panel Pro

The narrow panel Fender Pro embodies the under-appreciated
virtues of a good 15" speaker nestled in a pine box.

The Victoira 35115 has an uncommonly open and airy feel that's perfect for swingin' to blues. This is a great harp amp.

Class AB, push pull, 35 watts.


List Price $4150.00 AUD*

Artists who own a 35115 Narrow Panel Pro include:
Joe Walsh from The Eagles.

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Model 35310 Bandmaster

The 35310 Bandmaster is a very versatile amp that delivers more pure tube distortion rather than speaker breakup, yet it also produces plenty of lush, clean headroom.

A big favorite with gigging musicians, the Victoria 35310 shares the same tone control design of our other 35W amps, which adds a certain amount of perceived gain beyond the 1 o'clock position, almost like an overdrive pedal.

Working with these controls enables you to raise and lower the threshold for clean tones in different sized rooms with precision.

Class AB, push pull, 35 watts.

List Price $3950.00 AUD*

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Model 45410 '59 Bassman

Considered to be the Holy Grail of Blues/Rock amplifiers.

This is no understatement when you hear the tones this amp is capable of. The first Victoria Bassman sold in Australia went to a vintage collector who put his two originals on Ebay the day the Victoria '59 Bassman arrived!

These amps are that good and must be heard to be appreciated. A very powerful Class A 45 watts with a classic clean, sweet headroom, this amp is perfect for larger venues and outdoor gigs.

Incorporating specifically designed capacitors to give the sound of a slightly degraded 40 year old capacitor. If you've ever wondered why expensive new "reissue" amps often sound cold and chiselled compared to their vintage counterparts, now you know.
Once turned up, this amp will sing with vintage tweed overdriven tones.

A great amp for harp players also.

Class AB, push pull, 45 watts.

List price $4450.00 AUD*

Artists who own a 45410 Bassman include:
John Mayer.
Trey Anastasio from Phish.
Jimmie Vaughan.

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Model 50212 '57 Twin

The 5E8-A '57 Twin remains one of the most coveted & sought after tweed amps in the history of guitar amplifiers.

The '57 Twin defined a generation of tone for guitar amplifiers. Rated at 50 watts - class A. These amps include Hi-watt transformers and Jensen speakers to deliver massive tonal response and more than enough volume for most players needs.
This amp will deliver sweet, clean tones at low to medium volume.

It has enough headroom to recreate all the sought after tones - from funk to pop, this amp does it all. Once cranked this amp comes into its own. Rock and blues players especially love this amp for its ability to drive whilst still maintaining its sweet twin tone.

A classic hand-made amplifier.

Class AB, push pull, 50 watts.

We have a '57 Twin currently in stock.
List price 50212 $4650.00 AUD*

Artists who own a Victoria 50212 '57 Twin include:
Keith Richards from The Rolling Stones.
Joe Walsh from The Eagles.

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Model 80212 '59 Twin

The 80 Watt Twin for playing large venues such as stadiums, arenas etc.

Also a favourite with country steel players who require a big, clean sound.

Class AB, push pull, 80 watts.

List price 80212 $5490.00 AUD*

Artists who own a Victoria 80212 '59 Twin include:
Billy Joe Armstrong from Green Day.
Keith Richards from The Rolling Stones.
John Scofield.

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The Victorilux & The Victoriette

In 2001, Victoria Amplifier Co. finally relented and began to build amps with reverb and tremolo. The response to the introduction of the Victorilux & Victoriette by both customers and reviewers has been overwhelming, but not merely because Victoria know how to do reverb and tremolo.

In creating the Victorilux & the Victoriette, Mark Baier - owner of Victoria Amplifier, indulged his long-standing appreciation for the EL84 power tube, which he felt had not been given proper attention by companies bent on simply knocking off a Vox. They researched many of the classic circuits, lifting some of Leo Fender's genius from the brown and blackface era amps.

The Victorilux

This amplifier has a unique voice all of its own. Available in 6L6 or EL84 valves. Also various speaker cabinet combinations of either 3 x 10 inch, 2 x 12 inch or 1 x 15 inch Jensens or Eminence.

A creation from the stable of Victoria Amplifier, we regard this
amplifier as one of the sweetest and most lush toned amplifiers ever made. Complete with superb onboard reverb and tremolo. The Victorilux has an almost 3D-like tonal response and voicing due to its design.

The amp falls between a Blackface Deluxe Reverb and a Super Reverb in that it has a higher threshold of headroom then a Deluxe Reverb and a rich smooth break up at lower volume than a Super Reverb.

This amp has to be heard to be appreciated.


Class AB, push pull, 35 watts.

List price $4420.00 AUD*

Artists who own a Victorilux include:
Adam Levy - guitarist with Norah Jones.
John Mayer.

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The Victoriette

The Victoriette possesses the warmth and clean headroom of a blackface Deluxe, with the character, charm, and dynamic response of a Class A British amp, but it is a knockoff of nothing.

As with the Victorilux, you gotta hear it to appreciate it's unique voice, which can be shaped by a wide variety of speaker configurations, including a 2x10, 2x12, or 1x15.

Players become instantly enamored with this amp. It will make you smile.

Class AB, push pull, 20 watts.

List price $3850.00 AUD*

Artists who own a Victoriette include:

Mark Knopfler.


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Golden Melody

The Golden Melody is a full range 50watt 2x12 combo featuring the same true 'harmonic vari-tone' vibrato and reverb found on Victoria's renowned Reverberato unit. A GZ-34/5U4 and two 6L6GCs provide the clean power while the unique harmonic filter vibrato and classic preamp topology generate tones from spanky clean to Fillmore Gypsy.

  • 40-60 Watts of Power, depending on phase inverter
  • Fixed bias A/B push pull power
  • Tubes: 1 X 5AR4, 2 X 6L6GC, 5 X 12AX7, 1 X 12AT7(NOS)
  • All tube harmonic filter vibrato
  • Transformer coupled tube reverb
  • Full size USA Accutronics tank
  • Speaker: 2 Britlead WGS 12 inch speakers

List price $4500.00 AUD*

 

N.B.

Regarding the class of operation, the difference between class A and class AB is best understood with an oscilloscope, the sonic difference is minimal and very misunderstood by many guitarists.

For example, a VOX AC-30 is class A PUSH PULL.

Most people assume that class A is always single ended, but it's not, push pull operation can be A or AB.

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view the range select model below

518 - 5F1 Champ

45410 '59 Bassman

20112 Deluxe
50212 '57 Twin
50212 '57 Twin
Double Deluxe
Double Deluxe
80212 '59 Twin
80212 '59 Twin
35115 Narrow Panel Pro
35115 Narrow Panel Pro
Victorilux & Victoriette
Victorilux & Victoriette
35310 Bandmaster
35310 Bandmaster
Victorilux & Victoriette
Golden Melody

* Prices accurate at time of publishing but maybe subject to change without notice.
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