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I just heard from a local store that Fender has announced that they are releasing a reissue of their blackface Princeton Reverbs. I have heard that the expected release date is end of month January.
Hopefully they won't saddle it with a bunch of Digital Modeling, if they stay pure and simple and the Quality Control is decent I think it will be tremendous
Obviously the Princeton Recording amp was such a resounding success that they decided to capitalize on it and offer a more refined version with a few extra features that customers requested and the ones they didn't find useful taken out.
Oh, so it'll be comparable to the Deluxe Reverb RI? For some reason, I assumed it would be handwired.
Wishful thinking, but not at that price point.
If they were smart the custom shop would offer a limited edition handwired version. I bet people would be willing to pay more for one of these jems. Who knows.
I don't think a price point has been established, my guess is about $700.
No offense, you haven't been around long, have you? Try adding a '1' before that amount.
it will probably have some stupid high MRSP of 2389 or something like that, a street of 17-1800. To wit, the '57 tweed deluxe, the '57 tweed low power twin. Even the princeton recording amp was 1100 street when it first came out. Fender is not giving that stuff away.
Only if they go the Custom Shop hand wired route. Both 57s you cite in your earlier post are indeed such products, thus the high prices.I agree, I think 7-800 would be fair, too. Fender won't, and they'll put a high enough list price that the street will be about a grand more than seven or eight bills.
The next question is whether it will be a DRRI/SRRI construction style reissue, or a 5E3/5E8 style reissue. I fear the former.....