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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.
Many, many nice people from the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Japan have contributed information to our research and we are extremely grateful to all of you (and you know who you are dah’lings).
NOS takes Fender's 15W gem and gives it the true vintage treatment with tweed covering and a vintage-style 12" Jensen speaker.
Some stores and dealers at guitar shows are very happy to let use inspect their amps while others go ballistic and show us the door.