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Jimmy Page Orange Amp sold for $30k

A 1971 Orange Matamp, purportedly once belonging to Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page, has been sold for $30,000 (£18,898) at auction.

Jimmy Page's Orange Matamp
Superb prices on musical instruments
br /> According to its eBay listing, the 200-watt amplifier was used by the guitar legend on his band's 1971 world tour and served as his main amp for several years.

It bears the stamp 'Custom built for Jimmy Page' and carries the serial number OR264. Proof of the instrument's veracity stems from its listing on the Matamp website and photographs of Page playing it live in 1973.

Just one, anonymous user attempted to buy the item, winning with the opening bid when the auction came to a close at 09:02 PDT on May 21st.

Page remains an Orange artist to this day, along with dozens of major rock bands, including Jimmy Eat World, The Ataris and Kaiser Chiefs.

The company's products have also been used by the likes of Black Sabbath, Bon Jovi and ZZ Top over the years.

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Posted on 22 May 2009 10:05 to category : Instruments News

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