Offered for sale;

1965 Ampeg Gemini I G-12 serial number 006862. This amp is in very good condition, fully functional, cosmetically showing some scuffs and wear on the blue diamond covering most notably on edges and corners. There is a knob showing on the speaker grille that is attached to a disconnected load rheostat (the poor man’s power soak). There is a non-original handle, back panel screws & echo (reverb) knob. The power cable is now a 20’ 3 prong (no extension cord needed here).

The Gemini I G-12 is a 20 watt two channel unit with 2 inputs per channel with tremolo and reverb. The controls feature bass, treble, volume, with tremolo intensity and depth, reverb intensity, and an ultra-bright feature (like a bright switch) and repeat percussion on the tremolo feature.

These iconic early ampeg combos have been favorites of jazz and blues players for years but are suitable for even more than that. The tone is warm and clean, however a good amount grit can be found at higher output levels.

This Gemini has been faithful thru decades of gigs. Not a museum piece, just looking for more gigs or a nice basement/living room to settle down in and outlive you.

Year: 1965

Serial number: 006862

Weight lbs.: 48

Width in.: 25

Depth in.: 11.25

Height in.: 22


Rectifier: SS

Preamp: 7199 12AX7 12AX7 6CG7 12AX7

Power:7591 7591

Speaker Codes: 220123 non original 15” 1961 Jensen LM1


Power: can’t see or n/a

Output: 682 510: 1965 Electrical Windings

Footswitch: 2 button original

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Imperial Guitar & Soundworks

Imperial Guitar & Soundworks

Very Good
Blue Diamond
Imperial Guitar & Soundworks
Bill, Dianne
New Paltz, NY
12:29 PM
10:00 am - 6:00 pm Tues. - Sat. Mondays by appointment only

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