The classic American amplifiers of the ‘50s and ‘60s inspired us to create the, errrrr, American Classic series.

The Ceriatone 6G6-B amplifier is based on the blonde-colored early Bassman amplifier of the same designation.  This amplifier was made in a short transition period between the “tweed” amplifiers of the ‘50s and the “blackface” amplifiers of the mid and late ‘60s.  It is worth noting this is the model of amplifier made most famous by everyone’s favorite rockabilly virtuoso.

The 6G6-B has two channels, one Bass and one Normal.  The Bass channel is voiced quite differently and has a much more firm, full bottom end and slightly warmer high end.  The Normal channel features a unique tonestack that sits somewhere between the famous 5F6-A and the later “blackface” amplifiers.  Tonally, the Normal channel seems to do just that, combine the grunt and warmth of the 5F6-A with the percussive feel and clarity of the “blackface”.

Like other Ceriatone amps, we have labored carefully to select the finest components to suit the design, and the 6G6-B uses our specially designed custom transformers for superior reliability, frequency response, and feel.

Comes standard with BLACK tolex. Blonde Tolex is $75 upcharge.

Power: 50 watts
Outputs: 6L6GC x 2
Preamp: 12AX7 x 4
Rectifier: Solid State

6G6-B Blonde Bassman Configuration Options:

  • Chassis I - $806.50
    (Fully working chassis. Tubes not included.)
  • Chassis II - $901
    (Fully working chassis. Tubes included.)
  • Amp Head I - $1,060.50
    (Fully working chassis installed in a head cabinet. Tubes not included.)
  • Amp Head II - $1,155
    (Fully working chassis installed in a head cabinet. Tubes included.)
  • 112 Combo Amp - $1,248
    (Fully working chassis installed in a 112 combo cabinet. Tubes included. Speaker not included.)
  • 212 Combo Amp - $1,563.50
    (Fully working chassis installed in a 212 combo cabinet. Tubes included. Speakers not included)

Main photo shown with custom tolex and is for illustrative purposes only and base pricing is for Chassis I. Photos may include options that are not included if you order the standard version of the amp or don't order all options available. We also may not offer all options available and/or shown in main illustrative photos. Photos are of products assembled by Ceriatone. We no longer sell kits. You must order all kits direct from Ceriatone Malaysia.

Ceriatone amps are custom made, 100% hand-built, point to point hand-wired amplifiers. Each amp is thoroughly tested and burned in before it is shipped to you. For this reason, the build lead time is approx. 11-14 weeks for custom hand-built amplifiers and 5-10 days for pedals and buffered effects loops.

Pricing shown on includes the shipping cost to the USA only. We only ship to the USA, Canada and Mexico. Shipping to Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands will have additional shipping. We'll invoice the difference in shipping and it is due at the time the order is placed.

Note: We ONLY ship to PayPal verified addresses if paying via PayPal. No exceptions.

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6G6-B Bassman

  • $806.50

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