Found a pair of 4 x 15 Orange Cabinets

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Found a pair of 4 x 15 Orange Cabinets

Post by dazaa » Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:36 pm

I've found a pair of ENORMOUS Orange 4 x 15 cabinets loaded with Celestion g15c's with a pre rola label dating them to 71 at the latest. The cabinets are literally huge, about 6ft tall and almost the same wide, bright Orange tolex, orange badges on the front with the crest, i think theres a badge in the corner of each which says Six by Six. I can't find anything similar online apart from the 24x12 cabinet in a few pictures online. It's almost surreal seeing such huge bright Orange speakers. no pics coz my phone decided to die today urgh.

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Re: Found a pair of 4 x 15 Orange Cabinets

Post by bclaire » Mon Jul 22, 2019 8:53 pm

dazaa wrote:
Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:36 pm
I've found a pair of ENORMOUS Orange 4 x 15 cabinets loaded with Celestion g15c's with a pre rola label dating them to 71 at the latest. The cabinets are literally huge, about 6ft tall and almost the same wide, bright Orange tolex, orange badges on the front with the crest, i think theres a badge in the corner of each which says Six by Six. I can't find anything similar online apart from the 24x12 cabinet in a few pictures online. It's almost surreal seeing such huge bright Orange speakers. no pics coz my phone decided to die today urgh.
Wow. Awesome - get that phone on a charger and get some pictures!

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Re: Found a pair of 4 x 15 Orange Cabinets

Post by dazaa » Mon Jul 22, 2019 9:19 pm

I dont have them yet, supposed to be buying them tomorrow morning. Do you think they have any value to a collector somewhere in the world? I can't explain how crazy it is to see a giant bright orange speaker like this in person, it makes a 4x12 (of which i've owned at least 10) look TINY.

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Re: Found a pair of 4 x 15 Orange Cabinets

Post by Jondog » Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:47 am

Yes, pictures when you can please!!
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Re: Found a pair of 4 x 15 Orange Cabinets

Post by dazaa » Tue Jul 23, 2019 11:40 am

OK I just bought them, can't add pictures as it says filetoo large

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Re: Found a pair of 4 x 15 Orange Cabinets

Post by bclaire » Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:46 pm

dazaa wrote:
Tue Jul 23, 2019 11:40 am
OK I just bought them, can't add pictures as it says filetoo large
Email me the pictures. They have to be hosted elsewhere...

billyclaire411@yahoo.com

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Re: Found a pair of 4 x 15 Orange Cabinets

Post by dazaa » Tue Jul 23, 2019 7:13 pm

Just sent you an email with some pics!

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Re: Found a pair of 4 x 15 Orange Cabinets

Post by Les Paul Lover » Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:14 pm

How much does each cab weigh?
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Re: Found a pair of 4 x 15 Orange Cabinets

Post by bclaire » Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:23 pm

Wow. Those are big... and old. Cool score!

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Re: Found a pair of 4 x 15 Orange Cabinets

Post by bclaire » Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:24 pm

There ought to be a code of some sort on the Celestions that could help date the cab.

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Re: Found a pair of 4 x 15 Orange Cabinets

Post by Sootio » Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:46 pm

Truly frightening.

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Re: Found a pair of 4 x 15 Orange Cabinets

Post by dazaa » Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:07 pm

They weigh about 50kg each, i'll take a proper look at the date codes when I pick them up but the pre rola label dates them no later than 1971 i think

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Re: Found a pair of 4 x 15 Orange Cabinets

Post by Jondog » Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:12 pm

Would those be part of an Orange PA system? Cool find. Not what I was picturing. I was thinking more along the lines of those big 4x15 Hiwatt cabs. Those Oranges look bigger!
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Re: Found a pair of 4 x 15 Orange Cabinets

Post by dazaa » Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:23 pm

I can't find any brochure info about the PA systems with 4x15's, guessed they might have been bass guitar cabs? Who knows...

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Re: Found a pair of 4 x 15 Orange Cabinets

Post by Sootio » Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:38 pm

dazaa wrote:
Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:07 pm
They weigh about 50kg each, i'll take a proper look at the date codes when I pick them up but the pre rola label dates them no later than 1971 i think
Might be earlier. Cabs like that did not last very long. You'd have to hire 2 extra people to move them.

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