Dating fender twin reverb

Please note that it’s quite difficult to precisely determine the production date of early Fender amps.

Although the dates derived using the charts below will likely be a good approximation, they should not be considered exact.

First, it will be useful to you to understand the following five terms in order to choose the correct chart for dating your amp: refers to the two-tone woven fabric that covered many early amplifiers.In 1980 the cloth changed again to a poor interpretation of the original blackface material (as this example shows) and remained thus until the amp was discontinued a year later.The final year of production saw a blackface front panel re-introduced.On early amps, this material was varnished to make it a more durable covering.Several different types, in vertical and diagonal weaves, were used.

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