Silvertone amp serial number dating

Pete Townshend used them in live performance with The Who for the purpose of smashing them (after he'd played them.) Jack White of The White Stripes frequently uses vintage Silvertone amplifiers.Singer-songwriter Beck's main guitar is a Silvertone. Chris Isaak is known to play a Silvertone 1446 archtop hollow-body guitar.The bulk of Sears' amps (and certainly most everyone's favorites) were those great sounding, stylish, funky sound machines manufactured by Danelectro.All Danelectro, Silvertones, and Coral use basically the same serial number scheme, with some exceptions.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.

The Canadian band Chad Allan and The Silvertones, which would go on to become The Guess Who, took its name from this line of instruments.The front end of the case has its top half covered in cloth for the speaker.In 1966, the amp-in-case comes with both the non-tremolo version 1451 (modified from 1448) and tremolo version 1452 (modified from 1449).But occassionally you'll find it hidden on other parts of the body along with other random scribbling.Hand Made In USA Vintage Harp & Guitar Amps Our amps are completely hand made from start to finish here in our San Pedro, Los Angeles shop.

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