VINTAGE 1960'S FARFISA COMBO COMPACT ORGAN
This guitar is no longer for sale (sold on 2007-11-28)
Price : US $295.00
UP FOR AUCTION IS A FARFISA COMPACT COMBO. THIS IS THE ONE EVERYBODY'S LOOKING FOR. USED BY MANY 1960 ROCK & ROLL BANDS. GET THAT SOUND YOU CAN ONLY GET ON ONE OF THESE. IT'S ALL HERE. IN AVERAGE CONDITION. 7 OUT OF 10. IT WORKS BUT THE CONTACTS NEED CLEANING. NEEDS TO BE TAKEN APART AND CLEANED PROFESSIONALLY. 90 % OF THE KEYS WORK OK BUT SOME SEEM AN OCTIVE OFF AND A FEW DON'T WORK. MY REPAIR MAN SAYS HE DOESN'T WANT TO GET INTO SOMETHING HE DOESN'T KNOW ABOUT. THERE ARE SEVERAL MARKS ON THE TOLEX BUT NO MAJOR TEARS. THE PHOTOS TELL THE STORY. IT EVEN HAS THE ORIGINAL PEDAL.
Early COMPACT (COMBO COMPACT)
Red/Black or Grey/Black Tolex
One octave of bass with inverse key colors.
16' Bass, Strings
8' Flute, Oboe, Trumpet, Strings
4' Flute, Piccolo, Strings
4 vibrato settings
3 reverb settings
3 rockers for bass volume
Swell (expression) pedal
1/4' Headphone Output
Tube preamp (2 12AX7s) and real spring reverb
1/4' bass optional output
Independent Bass and Treble 1/4' outputs
Back panel adjustments for treble and bass tone as well as bass output volume.
The Compact is one of the few combo organs that actually uses tubes (valves). Both the Compact and the Compact Deluxe have tubes, which are used primarily for the Reverb circuit. Richard B. explains: 'They needed the tubes to drive the 'ceramic phono cartridge' reverb spring on the Compact and the Deluxe. Back then high voltage transistors were really expensive. That's why compacts and delux
This guitar is sold (sold on 2007-11-28)
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