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Dating Fender Tube Amps by Serial Number, Part I by Greg Gagliano Copyright 1997, 20th Century Guitar Magazine. Well, we'll get to good parts, but first a little background information is in order.
The Transformer Number starting with "606-" followed by 3 or 4 additional numbers.
wasn't sure some of the newer ones are pr658, this one is mim but it has the beige gold grill not oxblood and a lighter color handle but has the stock gt6L6's and 12ax7's has a great blues and classic southern rock tone which is why I bought it, any suggestions on mod's an diff tubes Jay-Ray: I have a Fender Princeton 65 Reverb and mine operates with the same configuration of tubes with the exception of the transformer tube....
Although the dates derived using the charts below will likely be a good approximation, they should not be considered exact.
All Fender amplifiers manufactured from 1990 to the present include a date code, printed on the quality assurance (QA) sticker on the back of the amp chassis.
The serial number for a Fender amp won't tell you anything. After Work Bud, kcbuck Thank's for your help, I will check it.