Dating fender tube amps by serial number part 5
Greg and Devin's experience meshed well with mine since I'm essentially the blackface/silverface amp guy (amps made between 19) in the group.Additionally, Greg and Devin also had data that they had been collecting from Fender amps for years. Everything is confidential, we don't make record of who owns what amp in the database.e Bay determines trending price through a machine learned model of the product’s sale prices within the last 90 days."New" refers to a brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item, and "Used" refers to an item that has been used previously.Serial number 3648, original Jensen P12R alnico magnet speaker, just reconed.Amp just thoroughly serviced, grounded cord added.... A rare find as these higher watt 50's Fenders were expensive in the day.First, it will be useful to you to understand the following five terms in order to choose the correct chart for dating your amp: refers to the two-tone woven fabric that covered many early amplifiers.
Please note that it’s quite difficult to precisely determine the production date of early Fender amps.
Although the dates derived using the charts below will likely be a good approximation, they should not be considered exact.
All Fender amplifiers manufactured from 1990 to the present include a date code, printed on the quality assurance (QA) sticker on the back of the amp chassis.
I did that and according to that number it is a 1973, Made in the 11th week. The guy I bought it from, Said it had to be a 71 or 72, Because he bought it new, When he also bought his Strat.
Here we have a vintage 1951 Fender TV-front tweed Deluxe amplifier, an early piece of Fender history.