Okay, I know you’re all just dying to skip ahead to the serial number tables but try to contain your excitement and read through the article first.
A 1957 tweed Vibrolux was reported with a tube chart printed with circuit “5E3” (tweed Deluxe) instead of the correct 5F11 (see photo).
If you’re into sparkling clean tones, a silverface can do the job just as well as a blackface amp.
Besides, no article in the Dating Fender Amps by Serial Number series would be complete without some interesting information, n’est ce pas?
I promise the tables will still be there after you finish reading.
The height also makes it difficult to carry, making you sweat when hauling it between gigs.
It’s a big sounding amp with a potential for being very loud and bassy given the right (wrong) speakers.