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Marshall 1987X Vintage Re-Issue Series 50 Watt Electric Guitar Amplifier Head



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Introducing the Marshall 1987X Vintage Re-Issue Series 50 Watt Electric Guitar Amplifier Head, a true homage to the iconic sound that defined rock ‘n’ roll. Designed to capture the essence of vintage Marshall amplifiers, this reissue brings back the legendary tone and performance that guitarists around the world have cherished for decades.

The 1987X Vintage Re-Issue Series amplifier head is a faithful recreation of the classic 1959 Super Lead Plexi amp, known for its raw power and unmistakable sound. With 50 watts of pure tube-driven power, this amplifier head delivers the dynamic response, rich harmonics, and singing sustain that have made Marshall amps a staple on countless legendary recordings.

Featuring two channels – High Treble and Normal – the 1987X offers a versatile range of tones to suit any playing style. The High Treble channel delivers searing high-gain distortion, while the Normal channel provides warmer and cleaner tones. The simple yet effective controls for presence, bass, middle, treble, volume, and preamp volume allow you to dial in your desired sound with precision.

Built with meticulous attention to detail, this amplifier head stays true to the vintage aesthetic and construction of the original 1959 Super Lead Plexi. From its authentic vintage-style cabinetry to its vintage-style toggle switches and iconic Marshall logo, every aspect of the 1987X exudes the timeless charm and heritage of Marshall amplifiers.


  • Model: Marshall 1987X Vintage Re-Issue Series
  • Power: 50 watts
  • Channels: High Treble, Normal
  • Controls: Presence, bass, middle, treble, volume, preamp volume
  • Authentic vintage-style cabinetry
  • Vintage-style toggle switches
  • 3 x ECC83 preamp tubes, 2 x EL34 power tubes
  • Impedance: 4, 8, or 16 ohms
  • Dimensions: 750 mm (W) x 210 mm (H) x 220 mm (D)
  • Weight: 19.7 kg (43.4 lbs)

The Marshall 1987X Vintage Re-Issue Series 50 Watt Electric Guitar Amplifier Head is a true testament to Marshall’s legacy of tone and craftsmanship. With its authentic vintage design, versatile tonal options, and powerful tube-driven sound, this amplifier head is a dream come true for guitarists seeking that classic Marshall roar.

Whether you’re performing on stage, recording in the studio, or jamming at home, the 1987X captures the essence of vintage Marshall amplifiers and allows you to experience the same iconic tone that has shaped the history of rock music. Step into the world of vintage rock ‘n’ roll with the Marshall 1987X Vintage Re-Issue Series Amplifier Head and unleash your inner rock god.



Introduction to Marshall Amplifiers

Marshall amplifiers are a British brand of guitar amplifiers that have been a staple in the music industry since the 1960s. These amplifiers are known for their distinct sound and powerful output, making them a popular choice among guitarists across a wide range of genres.

History of Marshall Amplifiers

Marshall amplifiers were first developed by Jim Marshall, a drum shop owner who became frustrated with the lack of suitable amplifiers for his customers. He worked with a team of engineers to design and build a series of amplifiers that could deliver the high-gain, overdriven sound that guitarists were looking for. The first Marshall amplifiers were released in 1962 and quickly gained a reputation for their raw, aggressive sound. These amplifiers became especially popular among rock and blues guitarists, and were used by some of the most famous musicians of the time, including Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton.

Types of Marshall Amplifiers

Since their inception, Marshall amplifiers have undergone many updates and improvements, but they have remained true to their original design. Today, Marshall offers a wide range of guitar amplifiers for both electric guitars and bass guitars, as well as a variety of accessories and pedals. Some of the most popular models of Marshall amplifiers include the JCM800, the DSL series, and the JVM series. Each of these models has its own unique sound and features, allowing guitarists to choose the amplifier that best fits their style and needs.


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