Per Blue Book and Fender Consumer Relations Department. By entering this site you declare you read and agreed to its Terms, Rules & Privacy and you understand that your use of the site's content is made at your own risk and responsibility.For more information, please visit this site: Fender Support kcbuck So... Oddlings – Yet another printing error has surfaced, this time from the FEI (pre-CBS) days. Besides, no article in the Dating Fender Amps by Serial Number series would be complete without some interesting information, n’est ce pas?There are some exceptions and some overlap, but the general idea is this: Tweeds (early 50’s to very early 60s), Browns (1960 – 1962), Blondes (1962 – 1963), Blackface (1963 – 1967), and Silverface (1967 – 1981).Up until the end of the blackface era (1967), all amps left the factory with a tube chart that had a two letter date code stamped on it.There are some easy ways to find out when your vintage Fender was manufactured.
The code follows the format: = a number from 1 - 52 indicating the week of manufacture.
The only indication of power is the “300 watts” label on the back.
I've wanted a silverface Twin or Pro Reverb since I was a teen.
The type of face, grille cloth, type and number of speakers, type and number of knobs, etc.
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.