Dating a fender amplifier with serial number

I turned to the Internet to do some more networking which resulted in a major turn of events as I met two individuals who have become instrumental partners in this project: Greg Huntington and Devin Riebe.Greg is a long time Fender collector who is very knowledgeable not only in the details, but in the circuitry as well.Most post tweed Fenders had trannys manufactured by Schumacher.They used a code like this: 606 – 645 The date is in the last three digits, after the 606 – .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.

In the fall of 1965, Fender switched from stamping these numbers in black ink, to dark green ink.

His particular area of expertise is in Fender amps made from about 1960 through 1967.

Devin runs Doc's Music in Springfield, Missouri and his interest lies in the woodie and tweed Fender amps made from 1946 through 1960.

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?