Dating a silverface fender amp

Guitar amplifier dating by serial numbers - How To Date A Guitar Amp or Bass Amp By Serial Number.

There are a number of resources available online to help you to date your guitar amplifier or bass amp.

Black and White wires terminated in 1/4 inch push on terminals.

Green wire terminated in screw terminal for ground connection to chassis.

The start of a new decade The dawn of the 1960’s brought changes to the entire line of Fender’s guitar amplifiers.

Leo Fender made it a habit of listening to musicians, and they told him they wanted amplifiers that sparkled more and that were less midrangey.

with a front panel that had a rectangular grill cloth with rounded corners and looked much like a television of that era.

It was designed to generate 26 watts at an 8 ohm impedance load, and offered a cathode-based bias.Many tube amplifiers will have a tube chart within the amp itself.This may also be helpful when dating a vintage tube guitar amplifier.This bushing slides over the pot shaft before the knob is installed, and stabilizes the shaft as well as keeping the knob from rubbing the front faceplate. Used as the 'Fat' switch push switch in the Blues Junior. White stitched brown leather, just like the original. Does not contain Fender logo, so it may be used on other brands of amps. Screws not included - order screw pack SC-402 separately (takes a pack of 4 screws). Chrome end hooks - replacement for vintage and modern Fender amps. Pack of 6 stainless steel back panel screws for Fender original and reissue "Tweed" series amps. Mounts the chassis to the cabinet on top as well as the sides of the cabinet. Set of 4 screws, bronze 6-32, 1 1/2 inches long, Phillips and matching 6-32 Keps Nuts with integral washers.The tapered end of the bushing fits into the hole in the faceplate. JACK NUT AND WASHER, METAL, SWITCHCRAFT Genuine Switchcraft nut and washer set for the blackface/silverface Fender bias pot, Mesa Boogie pots, and the CTS or Alpha pots with 3/8" bushing (found on original vintage Fender blackface and silverface), as well as Peavey and Switchcraft 1/4" jacks. SWITCH, TOGGLE - MADE BY CARLING - RATED AT 15A, 125VAC. 6.5 inches from mounting center to mounting center. Chrome end hooks - replacement for vintage and modern Fender amps. Fits the Fender Hot Rod Deluxe, Hot Rod Deville, Blues Deluxe, Blues Junior and Blues Deville, 59 Bassman reissue, as well as the original Tweed amps from the 1950s: Tweed Vibrolux, Tweed Twin, Tweed Tremolux, Tweed Super, Tweed Pro, Tweed Princeton, Tweed Harvard, Tweed Deluxe, Tweed Champ, and Tweed Bassman. Fits the Fender Hot Rod Deluxe, Hot Rod Deville, Blues Deluxe, Blues Junior, Pro Junior, and Blues Deville, 59 Bassman reissue. This set of four bronze screws connects the speaker baffle board to the cabinet on Fender tweed combo amps from the 50s, as well as today's reissue tweed amps such as the Hot Rod Deluxe and 59 Bassman Reissue. For amps which require additional baffle screws, see the individual screw/nut part number SC-415, below.