Dating fender amps by serial number
on fender's site as well you can find a link to their forums where , im sure, people will be able to help you.
Most notably, PRODUCTION DATES have been penciled or stamped on the butt end of the heel of the neck of most guitars and basses, although there were periods when this was not consistently done (1973 to 1981, for example) or simply omitted.Again, please keep their identity a secret Click on the "Continue" button search with your zip/postal code.there used to be a link on the Fender website for amp dating from the serial numbers.Follow your nose and shop here folks, you will not be disappointed!! "The valves for my Vox AC30CC2X arrived next day which was impressive .This is the third set of valves I have purchased for my amps from this company , I also have a Marshall TSL 601.
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I said check the serial number and they said they couldn't find the year by looking at the serial number. I hvae been to the site and couldn't find any e-mail links. The number is B-045190 for anyone who might know.(its a Fender Hot Rod Deluxe)They started making those amps in 1996. The transformers, the speakers, the pots all have manufacturer codes that date them. I discovered this because the letter on the serial number I have, is a 1991 model.