Many overseas internet sites that you may be looking at may not quote you the price inclusive of their local taxes, freight to Australia, Australian duty (which is applicable to guitars and amps) customs clearance charges, port charges and surcharges and other government charges which may also include a quarantine inspection charge, and GST.
The price quoted also may not be in Australia dollars.
Could Fender make so many PRIIs, considering they were making another 13 amp types in the range at the same time?
I recently purchased a 1972 Silverface Champ for 40 bucks.
I am not an expert on amps, Fender amps, or Silverface Fender amps. I am merely someone that loves old gear, appreciates Silverface amps, loves to write, and loves history.
The warm tube sound was introduced in 1952 when the first Bassman model was designed for Fender Precision Bass guitars.
Shortly thereafter, the Bassman would become the most sought after amplifier for country and rock guitar and bass players.