Dating a fender twin amp
If you’re wondering who buys vintage amplifiers in Alabama, the Southeast, and the United States then you’ve come to the right place.I’m happy to help you with questions like “what is my vintage Fender amplifier worth?
You’ll find 2 rows of numbers, top set is the Fender part #, always starts with a 022, in this case it would be 022921. Works as follows, they have 6 numbers, first three is the EIA manufacturer, ignore this. A silverface made on the 23rd week of 1974 will have the same date code.
From BREME–(at)–Sat Jan 13 CST 1996 Article: 77538 of rec.music.makers.guitar From: BREME–(at)–(THOMAS BREMER) Subject: RE: Silverface Deluxe Rev Questions Date: 13 Jan 96 -0800 References: Path: utexas.edu! By 1968 deluxes usually left with CTS/EMINANCE speakers (Jensen had closed down) Once in awhile you can see the EIA code, CTS-starts with a #137-sometimes these are under the doughnut fender speaker label.
I use this before buying a amp always-check all four transformers-will tell you if there has been problems along the way. On the bottom lower corner of the grill cloth was/is a 1×2 inch “JBL” plastic logo that Fender attached.
If you’re having difficulty dating and identifying your vintage Fender guitar then use the contact form on the right side of the page to send some pictures.
there used to be a link on the Fender website for amp dating from the serial numbers.
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Newsgroups: rec.music.makers.guitar Organization: The Microsoft Network (msn.com) Lines: 34 Heres a quick way to date Fender amps (’60-82).