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Orange Amplification celebrates 40 years

United States
English
6 February 2008 — Orange amps have a rich history of building innovative, top quality amplifiers that have inspired and created some of the worlds most memorable and unique sounds. Started in 1968 by Cliff Cooper, the company has a heritage that has seen the greatest rock icons using its products. From Stevie Wonder to Noel Gallagher and Jimmy Page to BB King it’s roll of honour is a truly spectacular list and it’s legions of fans continues to grow with across the globe.

It’s brightly coloured Orange Amplifiers and picture-frame cabinets first appeared in late 1968 and amounted to a revolution in amplifier styling. With years of research and fine tuning, the company have continued to revolutionise amplifier technology and it’s breakthroughs in transformer design to the award winning Tiny Terror confirm it’s position as the world’s leading amp manufacturer.

Company founder and Chairman, Cliff Cooper is widely respected and from his early days at the Orange shop in London’s New Compton Street, he has been hands on in working with the artists and successfully taking Orange into wide range of markets. It is from these modest beginnings in the late 60’s that the company now celebrates it’s 40th anniversary and is now a global brand. In fact this was recently recognised as the company were awarded by Her Majesty the Queen, The Queens Award for Enterprise and International Trade. This is the highest award that the Queen can confer on a UK company and it is recognised throughout the world.

To help celebrate its 40th anniversary there will be an exclusive anniversary logo, the launch of special anniversary products and to commemorate the company’s unique history they have commissioned a coffee table quality book which will be launched in 2008.
Orange celebrates 40 years with 40th Anniversary Custom Shop 50 & 40th Anniversary OR50
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Orange celebrates 40 years with 40th Anniversary Custom Shop 50 & 40th Anniversary OR50

6 February 2008 — To commemorate the 40th anniversary of Orange amplification, the company are launching two limited edition guitar amps with more than a nod to the legendary early 70’s Graphic amp often referred to as the “Pics Only”. This …

Orange celebrates 40 years with 40th Anniversary Custom Shop 50 & 40th Anniversary OR50
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Orange celebrates 40 years with 40th Anniversary Custom Shop 50 & 40th Anniversary OR50

6 February 2008 — To commemorate the 40th anniversary of Orange amplification, the company are launching two limited edition guitar amps with more than a nod to the legendary early 70’s Graphic amp often referred to as the “Pics Only”. This …

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