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Submit your Guitar How old is my vintage amplifier? There are several ways to determine when a Fender amp was produced. First use the cosmetic features to get a range of possible years. Next, if applicable look for the date code on the tube chart. Remember, many components could have been changed over the years, speakers blow, caps dry out, transformers melt down, and pots wear out. Here is a cool link to a Vintage Fender Amp price history chart that tracks sales data for specific amp models by the month. Wide panel, narrow panel, brown, blonde, and black face amps have a date code hand-stamped on the tube chart. This code is made up of two letters.

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I have a Guild Starfire natural, Guild Guitars, serial numbers Posted by Mike G. This is the official site

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A warm welcome to you. It is our pleasure to share these information. However, because there are no official history on these companies, they are written to the best of our knowledge and experience. We too are learning as we progress and would ask for you to use these information at your own discretion.

If you know of additional information or any errors, please help us as well as others reading from our site by writing in to us. Background of Burny Both Burny and Fernandes are the same company. Fernandes started off first in the 70’s making Fender replicas.

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A warm welcome to you. It is our pleasure to share these information. However, because there are no official history on these companies, they are written to the best of our knowledge and experience. We too are learning as we progress and would ask for you to use these information at your own discretion. If you know of additional information or any errors, please help us as well as others reading from our site by writing in to us.

Sep 19,  · So the serial number is R but it has a small logo the pins instead of screws the 4 ohm 4ohm backplate with attatched power cord but a parallel effects loop because it has 2 knobs instead of 1.

Thanks to Mike Lewis of Fender for detailing the current numbering system. On hollowbodies, the label is usually visible through the f-hole. On other models such as solidbodies, it should be inside a control cavity. From about to watch for a white rectangular label that reads: The label has a fairly ornate border around it, but the “Gretsch” is usually printed in a plain font. However, some have “Gretsch” printed as the familiar logo.

Beginning in about a new label was introduced, which lasted until about On this one, “The Fred Gretsch Mfg. This was superimposed on a gray over white label. On the white part, the serial number is printed, and the model number should be handwritten. This label should be on all guitars after number Beginning in , the model number was printed either on top or on the back of the headstock or engraved in the metal model plate on the headstock, and no label was fitted.

For a brief period rarely found labels were used that look like the second-generation labels, except “That Great Gretsch Sound” is printed across the bottom. Finally, sometime around a plain black and white label was introduced.

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All Orange Amps Orange Amps are a British manufacturer famous for their brightly coloured orange vinyl covered guitar head, combo and amplifier cabinets. Founded by Clifford Cooper in London in , they produce a number of valve and solid state products in the UK as well as China. Orange electric guitar amplifiers have been used throughout the decades by some of the biggest names in the biggest.

There can be few bigger acts in the world than Led Zeppelin and Jimmy Page.

Orange Graphic – pics and text ’70s Thanks to forum member Orange at there’s finally some clarity in the Oarnge serial numbers. Apparently in all amps started with 10xxx.

A Bill Haley Stereo LP was released in April , it’s sales must have been almost zero, but copies are around as likely sold off as clearance. By the amount of these styles in Stereo by clearly very few sold, even in Beatles ‘Sgt Pepper’ huge seller is more common in Mono. The idea these Stereo Amps mainly were just quick cash-ins is noted in the books of the time, as with any the next generation will have been superior in quality like the Mono ones were considered.

This clearly is one of the prime Valve amps, though there are 25w w on this page that will outdo this one. We’re not likely to try one so to have a look now we have somewhere to type it is worthy. Underneath neatly wired if a “is that all there is” to the design compared to others. Quad IIs get this a lot. The Preamp Control unit this early is Mono only so pretty useless as Stereo is what people are used to after 55 years. The Serial numbers are in the s on both, clearly Lowther aren’t selling many by Mk IV or starting from zero each model.

There are still new Monoblock amps as this was still the preferred way with the Control Unit-Preamp. Quad with the same items as before on the cover as that’s all they made for years, in a garish orange design cover. Only amplifiers noted now unless the ‘No Stereo’ ones above add any to give a balance.

1970 Orange OR-80 Very Good, $1,999.00

Olympic Special electric solidbody Introduction: Epiphone was a family business established in as “the House of Stathopoulo” by Anastasios Stathopoulo, a greek violin maker. In they incorporated and at this time made mostly high quality and fancy banjos.

Hi, I recently bought a Roland Blues Cube BC 1X12 and now I’m curious as to how old it is since it’s not in the best shape. Ripped grill cloth, dir.

General serial number info at the bottom of the page. Note the “affinity” silkscreen on the nose. The inspection sticker is clearly shown. The exact same sticker appear on guitars with serial numbers starting with “SI”, so the two are probably under the same management. Note also the original tuning machines. The back of the peghead.

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Orange Crush 20RT – watt 1×8″ Combo Amp – Black watt 2-channel 1×8″ Guitar Combo Amplifier with 4-stage High-gain Preamp, CabSim Circuit, Reverb, and Tuner $

Combos- plug the amp into an electrical outlet, get a quality guitar cable and connect your guitar to the amp via the input jack. Turn the amp on, and wait for two minutes before switching off from standby. Heads and cabinets- connect the head and cabinet with a quality speaker cable never substitute a guitar cable- harm to your amplifier may result.

Plug the amp into an electrical outlet, get a quality guitar cable, and connect your guitar to the amp via the input jack. What output do I plug my speakers into? Combos should come from the factory plugged into the correct output. This is the 16 ohm output. Some early combos came with 8 ohm speaker impedance- check yours.

A pair of 8 ohm speakers will be a 16 ohm impedance.

Dating Fender amps by Chassis Serial Number