Based on the low production numbers, the Marshall JTM-45 Offset is considered the Holy Grail of vintage amplifiers as it is one of the first prototype / pre-production amplifiers produced By Jim Marshall in 1962. Based on the amplifier’s unique tone and limited production, the interest from collectors, investors and artists is exceptionally strong. Please read the full description below:
1962 Marshall “Offset” Amplifier
Offset Cabinet Design ( Series II )
Metal Badge / Coffin Logo
Internally Mounted Chasis
Close Together Inputs (Closer than the later 63 JTM-45 Amplifiers)
RS Mains / Output
Palmeko Choke (Large Black Choke)
Internally / Externally Original
Condition 8.5/10 (Good with light / normal tolex wear)
Rarity – This is one of around 10-12 Original Offset Chasis amplifiers that are in existence and it is was one of a select number of amplifiers produced that helped create the Marshall amplification Company.
Sound / Tone – Based on High Grade Component quality / values as well as circuit design it has somewhat similar tonal characteristics to that of a Fender Tweed amplifier although with considerably stronger gain and drive, synonymous with that Classic Marshall Tone : ))
Additional detailed internal photos wil be forwarded upon request to serious interested parties.