Dating fender tube amps by serial number part 1 dating for sex addicts
The following chart, was originally printed in VG magazine, by Gerald Weber.
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Examples: 1479 1965 JTM 45 5200 1966 JTM 45 SL/ 10584 1967 Model #1959 JMP Super Lead SP/ 20099 1967 Model #1968 JMP Super PA SB/ 10257 1967 Model #1992 JMP Super Bass S/ 10637 1968 JMP S/A 2148 A 1969 JMP More Examples The model number takes the form of four-digits preceded or followed by letter codes describing amplifiers characteristics.
The full identifier of these amps was initially comprised of a model code, the serial production number and the date code.For more history on the unique man behind these iconic amplifiers Steve Rosen has a great article over at Rock Cellar Magazine, Behind the Curtain: Getting Amped with Alexander (Howard) Dumble.On National Tweed day we feature a 1957 Fender Tweed Champ with a history founded in American gospel. When the pastor of the Pedersen’s local church decided to broadcast a gospel program on the local KTRF radio station in 1950, the Pedersens and their children took part in the broadcast.The story of the Gospel Machine and it’s matching Fender Champ begins in a little town in Minnesota named Karlstad, where Christian and Ester Pedersen were farmers on a tract of land acquired through the U. In early 1957 Ester and Christian decided to purchase a new guitar and corresponding amp, and this Tele and Champ traveled all around Minnesota and the adjoining states.