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Dating 1960s fender amps

Examples of Source-Date Codes. Because the serial numbers are for a particular model and that chassis were stamped sequentially, is reasonable to assume that the serial number infers the Nth unit manufactured. One thing we know for sure is that production codes can help date an amp to a particular month within a given model run. For some reason, folks are willing to poke their head into tweed, blonde, brown and blackface amps, but not into silverface amps.

These have not been observed or reported so the answer remains unknown. Of course, this is all hypothetical, but still plausible. Greg was passionate about Fender amps and his knowledge, insight and humor will be missed very much. Usually this isn't too difficult.

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As a result, there are a lot of amps out there that may look original, but are not. Large overlaps in years may be due to lack of sufficient data late s to mid s or simply that the stamped chassis were used way out sequence mid s to early s. The following charts are the revised dating tables for Fender tube amps. The bad news is that there is still a lot of work that needs to be done on the silverface amps. When we had filled our cart we'd wheel it over to the Chicano chicks.

The bottom line is to do your homework or enlist the aid of an expert. But changes took place in as well.

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Again, these are rare and exceptions to the norm. It would have been very costly to destroy these units so two remedies were implemented. They actually held clipboards and stopwatches to measure how long it took for me to attach various parts. Very few of these were and those who own one of these oddballs can either be happy with the fact that it is a rare amp or be sad that the mismatched impedance means the amp is less efficient.