Donating Signed Amp For PMT Manchester Auction
When PMT Manchester asked Orange Amplification to help raise funds for the We Love Manchester Charity, the company was delighted to be able to donate a signed CR60C Combo for a charity auction. The auction took place on Saturday 7th July, and the amp, signed by some of the Orange Ambassadors who performed at Download 2017, was sold for £1000.
PMT Manchester Store Manager Andy ‘Beef’ Hartwell said ‘PMT Manchester and Orange have a long-standing friendship. I wasn’t prepared for the generosity of Cliff Cooper and James Deacon giving me a £400 amp signed by Artists at Download festival last year. The amp donation reached £1000 at auction that night. A terrific success only possible with the help of our friends at Orange Amps.’
The one of a kind amp was signed by Brent Hinds of Mastodon and Vman (Alessandro Venturella) from Slipknot. Other signatures on the amp were Billy Martin from Good Charlotte, Steve Micciche from Every Time I Die, Vidar Landa, Bjarte Lund Rolland and Maciek Ofstad guitarists with Kvelertak and Bryan Giles and David Sullivan guitarists with Red Fang. Other autographs were Kelby Ray from Cadillac Three and Kevin Antreassian of Dillinger Escape Plan.
The We Love Manchester Emergency Fund, was created after the Manchester Area attack to help relieve financial hardship among the victims and survivors of the disaster including families and dependents of those killed or injured and to relieve physical and mental sickness or disability of the victims and their dependents.
Cliff Cooper, CEO and founder of Orange Amplification said ‘the Manchester Arena attack touched us all in many different ways, we at Orange were delighted to be able to help with the donation of this unique, one off, signed CR60C Combo.’
To find out more about the We Love Manchester Charity and make a donation, please go to http://www.manchesteremergencyfund.com/ . To find out more about Orange Amplification and its Ambassadors, please go to https://orangeamps.com/
About Orange Amplification
Orange Amplification has been a pioneering force in guitar and bass amplification since 1968. They have built a reputation of delivering innovative technology, always built with uncompromising attention to detail and quality. Known as the best British guitar amplifier manufacturer for both design and build, they dominate the world’s stages and studios. Orange are rightfully proud of their heritage, a story that began in the late 1960’s. The world’s greatest rock icons, including Jimmy Page, Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Fleetwood Mac, Oasis, Madonna, Jim Root and Geddy Lee are proud to stand in front of the unmistakable iconic brand and rely upon its unique tone.