Current Auction Is Open For Bidding
Bidding Closes Thursday June 20
Home |Sitemap|Contact Us| Past Auctions  
 How to Bid   Register to Bid   Auctions   Consign   About Us   Featured Lots 
Bidder Login
Bidder #
Password

New Bidder Registration
Forgot your password?

The Current Auction
Ends June 20th
Search
Advanced Search
By Item Number
Gallery Search
Past Auction Search
Bidding
How Do I Bid?
What is BidTracker™?
New Bidder Registration
The 30-Minute Rule
Terms and Conditions
New to RR Auction?
About Us
Testimonials
Register to Bid
Jobs at RR Auction
Press Releases
Consign to RR Auction
How to Consign
2019 Auction Calendar
Jan 9
Jan 17
Feb 6
Feb 21
Mar 6
Mar 14
Apr 10
Apr 18
May 8
May 16
May 23
Jun 12
Jun 20
Jul 10
Jul 18
Jul 25
Aug 7
Aug 15
Sep 11
Sep 26
Oct 9
Oct 17
Nov 6
Nov 21
Dec 4
Dec 12
Dec 12
  More Dates & Deadlines

Item 2499 - CJ and Dee Dee Ramone's Tour-Used Ampeg Bass Amplifier Head with Original Ramones Road Case Catalog 530 (Jul 2018)

Back To Previous Page
(we are no longer accepting bids on this item)
Minimum Bid: $500.00
Sold Price: $13,089.13 (includes buyer's premium)

Description


CJ Ramone’s tour-used Ampeg SVT amplifier and road case used by original Ramones bassist Doug Colvin (Dee Dee Ramone) until his departure from the band in 1989, and subsequently used by CJ Ramone until the band's 1996 breakup. This amp was purchased in April 1983 and was one of the SVT bass amps used on stage by Dee Dee Ramone until his departure. CJ Ramone then used the amp until the band broke up in 1996. This amp head is original with only tubes being swapped periodically during the band's touring days. The second matching stage used SVT amp head is in the Ramones Museum in Berlin, Germany. This amplifier was used on stage by the Ramones for approximately 1,200 shows.

The amp head measures 24 x 12 x 14.75 and features a two-channel operation, with bright and normal inputs; channel one has tone knob controls for low, mid-range and high, plus three switchable frequency gain controls for Ultra-high (0/+), Mid-range (220Hz, 800Hz, 3000Hz), and Ultra-low (-/0/+); channel two has an EQ section with low and high tone knob controls and switching for Ultra-high and Ultra-low. Serial number on back panel reads: “100339.” The lift-top road case measures 27.75 x 15 x 18. The black-textured plywood case with foam interior features four casters, one carrying handle to left and right sides, spring-loaded recessed catches to front and back, and the case marked "9" twice. Several logo and band stickers are affixed to the case, and the top panel is painted with faded white stenciling, “Ramones.” Included with the case is a three-piece outfit from the personal wardrobe of CJ Ramone: an XL black t-shirt for Dee Dee Ramone’s Poison Heart; a pair of Levi's 505 jeans, size 36 x 34; and a pair of Pro-Keds hi-tops, size 13, with black canvas and white soles. In overall very good condition, with generally expected wear. From the collection of bassist CJ Ramone, and accompanied by a signed letter of provenance.

Terms and abbreviations used in our descriptions.


You must be a registered user and logged in to view Past Auction Item Images

If you do not currently have an account, click here to go to our secure registration page.

Important Information


Tips For Consignors

Auctions

For a complete list of auction beginning and ending dates, check our dates and deadlines page.