$1,699.00 plus $50.00 shipping (consignment)
The GA-18 model was added to Gibson’s tweed combo amp line in 1959 but was only on the market for about a year.
Gibson shipped 1,421 GA-18 units in 1959.
This amp is in good physical condition and excellent operational condition. Includes original footswitch.
Serial number 110759
FROM AN ORIGINAL GIBSON ADVERT:
With built-in tremolo and tremendous voice
Small in size, but powerful of voice . . . with at tremolo that regulates from extrmely fast to a slow wobble. it adds fine tone aquality and wide sound range to make it second to none for its size and low price.
Features: Smart new slant grille, lock-corner case. Wide Swing trmolo and powerful sound. 10" heavy duty condert speaker. 5 tubes - 2 dual purpose. 3 input jacks . . . 14 watts output. Quick-change controls for volume, tone depth and frequentcy of tremolo. Foot control switch for tremolo.
20" wide, 16 1/2" high, 9" deep
The Gibson GA-18T Explorer with Tremolo sold for $165.00 in 1960 which is equivllent to $1,449.00 in 2020 adjusted for inflation.