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Summer NAMM 2017: Vox celebrates 60th anniversary with hand-wired AC15 and AC30 guitar amps

SUMMER NAMM 2017: Vox has had a stonker of a 60th year so far, wowing us with its minuscule Nutube-equipped MV50 amp heads, and now it pays homage to its heritage with the announcement of hand-wired AC15 and AC30 models.

Engineered and built entirely in the UK, the guitar amps are based on the most revered designs in Vox’s history: the 1957 AC15/4 and the 1964 AC30/6.

Vox has even managed to get Celestion to resurrect its Alnico Silver speakers exclusively for these 60th anniversary amps.

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Elsewhere, the combos are true to the originals, with baltic birch ply cabinet construction, custom amp covers and ‘egg’ footswitch for enabling the vibrato/tremolo channel.

The 60th Anniversary AC15 and AC30 are available in limited quantities throughout 2017 only - head over to Vox Amps for more details.

Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of GuitarWorld.com, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as a decade-and-a-half performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.

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