Fender guitar amplifier serial number dating
Not only that, but to meet Swedish safety codes, Hagstrm removed the external voltage selector switch (fitted to all blackface and silverface export models) and hardwired it internally (see photos).
Working at FMI – I was able to interview a fellow (who wishes to remain anonymous) who worked at Fender in 1972-73 in the amp department.
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?
I think in the corners of the boxes were older pots remaining from earlier dates... Like I said, there were 5 or 6 of us at the benches every day.
leftovers.” Regarding production he recounted the following information: “I think I remember being 'pushed' to come up with 30 of the simpler chassis (Super Reverb? But it wasn't always 'cool guitar' amps, sometimes I was making Fender Rhodes Satellite amps on bent aluminum, sometimes only Champs.