How to read the bar code Ignore the bar code on the first line. There is an interaction there you don't get with a solid state amp and nobody has ever quite copied it. Yes read on next page Marshall began using a nine-digit bar code label beginning in 1992. The prefix is a model type, the suffix is the date code. Unfortunately, there is some sad news to report as well.
Does it have a bar code? His passing is a great loss to this research team and the Fender amp aficionado community in general. In the example above, the amp was produced in February 985555502 of 1998 985555502. They were initially broken down into three parts: the model code, the serial production number and the date code. I thought I was being more 'tarded than normal! This system was used until 1992, when a system was introduced. After looking at the Database site, I would guess a 1970 cab. We can hardly express enough how grateful we are for the hard work that the good folks at Vintage Marshall Amps website, Michael Doyle and Nick Bowcott, all of whom have done an immense amount of work to increase the accuracy and availability of information on Marshall amps.
Serial numbers began appearing on the back panels in July 1969. Check the era below that applies to your speaker. For example: 1999-22-1349: Year of manufacture is 1999 in the 22 nd week. It have lunch first two digits of 2145 - amp was made, marshall amps 1969-1992 with c. It is a Bass cab, model 1935. Amps from this era still have the block-style Marshall logo and a centered chassis.
Marshall Tremolo amps Marshall Super Tremolo. How to read the serial number 1984-1992 In 1984, the order of the serial number components changed to a c b , but the method used to determine the values for a and c remain the same. I hope this can be useful to all of you who are interested in buying old Marshall amps. There's no difference between any of the cabinets in a period where the features didn't change, they are just cabinets. For example: 93579942: Year of manufacture is 1993 in the 42 nd week. The first one was the creation of the first 100w amp.
Look at the numbers on the second line. This amp is more suited for blues players, with a smoother sound. Does anyone know if this is the way a 2104 should sound? There is an interaction there you don't get with a solid state amp and nobody has ever quite copied it. Your semi-confirmation of my guess will help me put that to rest. Older amps - using the date this amp.
Yes read on next page Marshall began using a nine-digit bar code label beginning in 1992. As a result, dating cabs can be more art than science. Get alot of people that hate it because it is solid state, but I think they are being closed minded. Knowing the 'actual' year doesn't make it any more valuable. If your amp or speaker enclosure sports a black-ink-on-white-background barcode label on the chassis or back of the cabinet, then you know that the product was manufactured somewhere between 1992 and the present. I'm a bit unclear on the 50 watts though. Use the model codes and date codes below to determine the model and age of your amp.
Yes read on No scroll down to the seriel nuber section Marshall began using a nine-digit bar code label beginning in 1992. They started using rocker style switches instead of the old toggle switches yes. Often these specimens produced between October 1962 and December 1964 had an offset chassis. If you're about to put down a hefty sum on a vintage Marshall, we strongly encourage you to consult multiple sources to determine the exact age and originality of the amp. The 2555 Marshalls from the '80's came in white tolex. The model codes below should help you identify which model you have, while the characteristics described for each year should help with dating. You had a great overdriven tones at any volume Of course, the louder it was, the better it would sound.
How to read the serial number 1984-1992 In 1984, the order of the serial number components changed to a c b , but the method used to determine the values for a and c remain the same. Just get two cables and plug them into both inputs of the amp. . Does not up it is possibly the manufacturing date code label beginning in july of manufacture by mojotone. But changes took place in 1961 as well. I will also try to give examples of where they were used. Also, for reasons not explained, there are no Q-dated amps.
If it is an 35th edition it could be a valuable item. Using the information in this section, you can attempt to dial in the possible dates of manufacture more closely than by sheer estimation alone. Been thinking of perhaps modding the G10. First, a foil sticker containing a 4-digit serial number was affixed to the chassis over the A23373. Those Lead 12's are great amps. Back in my teen years, I have used it out before, did the job. At 17 the price and the sound was right.
I'm pretty sure that's a 1970 too, from the serial number - you can date them that way, if you have other known examples to compare to. These have not been observed or reported so the answer remains unknown. It should take half an hour and about £3 worth of bits. All the models mentioned above are still being produced here. The extra knob probably is a Master Volume mod. Get alot of people that hate it because it is solid state, but I think they are being closed minded. The earliest version had 12 coupling caps.