Dating fender amp speakers
Sometimes, after we have "field tested" a speaker in one of the Limited Edition amps, it can end up being used in regular production.
Our Lacquered Tweed Blues Junior started as a limited edition, and is now part of our regular everyday offering.
At Fender, we work on new ideas and technologies while also maintaining the heritage of the old 1950s and '60s guitar amplifiers.
Some of the most timeless and beloved models like the Tweed Bassman and Deluxe, the Twin Reverb and Deluxe Reverb, originally came fitted with Jensen speakers.
only come into play when you’re trying to value the amplifier in the Blue Book for Guitar Amplifiers per the model description that is provided.
In order to date a Fender amp or provide the value, you need to know one of the below: * The 2 letter date code rubber stamped on the Tube Chart, or * The 2 letter date code on the QA Sticker, or * The Transformer Number that starts with “606-XX-XX”, with the 3 or 4 Xs being the unknown numbers that need to be provided by the owner of the amplifier asking the question.Plus, in using a pair of them, we shaved about ten pounds of weight off of the amp. We are proud to be associated with Jensen Speakers, and we're looking forward to continued success. Dating Fender Amps 1951-1967 – Tube chart on the inside of the amp is stamped with two letters (A – Q): The first letter designates the year and the second letter designates the month.The '59 Bassman, '65 Super Reverb, and Custom series Vibro-King utilize the P10R for its snappy vintage bite.Over the last decade, we have also equipped many Limited Edition amps with various Jensen speakers.