So, always keep your eyes open for “fishy” deals, look for information, and always ask for high definition photos (especially from the interior of the amps – the circuit, the tubes and transformers) to make sure everything is right.
EXAMPLE: 950322589 95 = Year 03 = Month 22589 = 5 digit serial number This amp would have been made in March 1995.
Amplifiers from this era must be dated within this time span based on their features, or component manufacturers and codes, including speakers, potentiometers and transformers.
Examples: 1479 1965 JTM 45 5200 1966 JTM 45 SL/ 10584 1967 Model #1959 JMP Super Lead SP/ 20099 1967 Model #1968 JMP Super PA SB/ 10257 1967 Model #1992 JMP Super Bass S/ 10637 1968 JMP S/A 2148 A 1969 JMP More Examples The model number takes the form of four-digits preceded or followed by letter codes describing amplifiers characteristics.
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