Dating a fender bassman datingscammer com
These are rough guidelines to help date your amplifier.Remember that a potentiometer could have been replaced so it is always best to look at a few of them. It featured a front facing control panel and its covering was made by the General Tire & Rubber Company.This allowed for these amps to take a lot of abuse and not a lot of wear.
One example was in 1958, the Jazzmaster was released along with the Vibrasonic amp, which was truly an entirely new design.
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The Fender trademark established circa 1946 in Fullerton, CA.
The first three digits are the manufacturer’s code. The fourth digit is the year of manufacture and the last two numbers will be the week of manufacture.
So if the number on your potentiometer is 304728 it is decoded like this: 304 is the Stackpole manufacturer’s number, 7 means 1967 and 28 is the 28 week of 1967.