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You can still buy the correct/same elephant grain tolex that Marshall used in the late 70's-onward. why not buy a JMP combo for $1000 & spend $300 on a re-tolex if you need Orange. If done correctly, no one would know. I am not condoning lash-ups, but if I NEEDED an orange JMP combo and wanted to keep the price down, I know what I would do.
Elephant levant/tolex is still made exactly the same today, as in 1977. Pre-1974 Marshall levant is no longer made & it is easy to spot the new repro stuff. Just saying:hmm