Dating fender pot codes
For example an 8000 amp in any condition is probably worth the most to a collector out there, but the 30 series seem to have not fared as well as their originally cheaper brothers.Plush amps of the 1000, 1060 and combos from the 300 and 450 series are the ones that most match Fender in design.This is a tough one, and short of various inspection stickers, and reliable transformer codes and pot codes, there is currently no definitively reliable way to determine an accurate date based on serial numbers alone. Seriously, the best way to determine value is by watching how much amps and cabs fetch on e Bay.There really is no hard and fast method of appraising Plush equipment; they've spent far too much time as “To a great extent, condition, originality, color, and, especially, model determine price.PART I: More MOTS Amplifiers The author’s three-tube, 8″ permanent-magnet speaker 1946 Dickerson amp (discussed last month) that was lost in the mail ended up safe with a neighbor (over 10 days for priority mail, Merry Christmas! This is an early post-WWII amp, with a speaker dated 1945 and the more rounded-edge shape and generic black handle of the small pre-WWII models.
A similar (but earlier) version is pictured in the Feb. 90) with the original stencilled Dickerson logo, first seen in ’38. The stripeless example pictured in Fliegler’s Amps still has the original-type grille (Style 3), which was updated for the model pictured here in VG (Style 4).
Starting in 1979, the Greco "Super Real Series" was introduced which made available high standard replicas of Gibson and Fender models.
In 1982 the Greco "Mint Collection" was introduced, which continued the high standard of the "Super Real Series".
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An Ibanez Tube Screamer is an overdrive/distortion pedal that is mild compared to many, but allows the true sound of the guitar and player's technique to come through.