Dating fender deluxe reverb amps by serial number sex dating in jesup iowa
For example, if you find pots from late ‘64 and transformers from early ’65, you can be pretty sure your amp is a 1965.The following chart, was originally printed in VG magazine, by Gerald Weber.In a BF Vibrolux Reverbs you could have either Jensen, CTS or Oxford, the BF Super Reverbs had Jensen, CTS, Oxford or sometimes JBL, the BF Pro Reverb had Jensen, Oxford or Utah, .In the silverface era Eminence, Oxford, Utah and Rola were more often used and Jensen was phased out.(I’ve also included a few others brands you might encounter as aftermarket installations.) This should help you identify your speaker.You also mentioned that you’re looking for a speaker option that decreases the overall volume of your amp.If you see any data that is not listed here or notice any errors, for 1970’s and earlier Fender amps, please send us an email and we will update the chart. Oddlings – Yet another printing error has surfaced, this time from the FEI (pre-CBS) days.
Lots of different speakers were used in the blackface and silverface era Fender amps.The code follows the format: = a number from 1 - 52 indicating the week of manufacture.Remember, your amp is newer than the newest component.Well, this universal “truth” was debunked when we found a bunch of amps with transformers made by the Better Coil and Transformers company.Dating early Fender amplifiers is sometimes quite challenging.