Dating fender bandmaster
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The Mercury Magnetics output transformer is model FBLB-O. FOR SALE: one new tolex back panel to fit your choice of Bassman. They are available in Rough Blonde(61-62) Smooth Blonde(63-64) and Black(64- 67) Will also fit some Silverface models. This item does NOT come with a foot pedal as one was not provided to me. He replaced 2 screen resistors for output tubes that had changed in value. This'65 Bandmaster head features the AB763 circuit which was designed in 1963 and is the most desirable of all the Bandmaster incarnations. This amp also has tube driven vibrato, though no footswitch is included. This amp is all original with the exception of the tubes which have been recently swapped out. Pots, power cable and ground switch are all original. I bought this amp around 1985 and have used it maybe a dozen times. The tubes appear to be original.2) Blackplate RCA 6L6's, and an assortment of pre amp tubes from RCA, Sylvania, Amperex. This head is in good working condition for it's age. Output transformer replaced with a mid 60s Bassman transformer which is a common upgrade on these amps to maximize tonal quality. I believe Bandmaster and Concert model have same width so this would work for those too. It's a Pre-CBS amp and the last year Leo Fender owned to Fender Co before selling to CBS. The transformers are not damaged but for a small stain or two. Everything works as it should and the amp sounds amazing!See our amp section – We share information gathered through decades of playing and servicing Fender tube amps.We discuss how to turn it into a tone machine for your specific needs. As with most used items, there are a few scars, scratches, dings, dents, dust, and dirt. Buyer will always be notified of shipping and which carrier was used. It looks like it was recovered by Kerry Wright from Fullerton California- who, along with the late Sam Hutton, is known to be the'premier' Fender amp recover guy- his work is like the work at the old Fender plant- down to every crease, fold and detail. Bridge position sparkle and neck chord comps are on tap straight across the board. The body is in great shape and could be cleaned up to look even better. Blonde tolex covering on cabinet is intact and doesn't have any rips or tears. 4071(Can't read the one number but the transformer looks to be the same age as the others) RETURN POLICY If any item we sell is misrepresented we will be glad to return your money. She looks very good cosmetically but for a few minor nicks and waves in the tolex. The power tubes are a pair of NOS Jan/Phillips small bottle 6L6s, which suit this circuit perfectly and deliver a tonal clarity that truly only comes from vintage USA made valves. With only lightly faded paper and a clear"MA" date stamp which translates to January of 1963.
The AC cord appears to be original, but the AC plug has been changed. Thank you for visiting my auction and please check out my other current and future auctions. List your items fast and easy and manage your active items. I say this because Kerry Wright did a beautiful job on a couple amps for me and he'threw in' nicely stitched amp covers- this amp has the exact same style of brown custom color. etc.stuff is all very clean and all knobs and chassis numbers/marks are fine and look great. Run the volume up and you enagage the natural tube overdrive for sweet sustain. The onboard tremolo is exceptionally tight- perfect for recreating those vintage tones. Item will be shipped to the LOWER 48 CONTINENTAL STATES ONLY. Brown/maroon grill cover is intact with no tears or flaws. Shipping charges are NON-REFUNDABLE with no exceptions. ADDRESS& can pay promptly with Paypal, I may unblock your bids on request. uk.rp*4a24`Here is an 1963 Fender Showman Head cab in Blonde Tolex. Needs nothing but a speaker cab, and a musical signal to embellish! A 1964 Fender Bandmaster head in excellent condition complete with a tall Blackface 2x12 cabinet! The cab retains the original alnico Oxford 12" 12L6 speakers and all of the original fiberglass baffling material, which was only briefly removed to get a clear photo of the speaker frames. It looks like the number on the choke is 126CIA- or 126C1A. All we need is your paypal email address so we can invoice you for the initial 25% down. Or you feel it is not consistent with our condition representation, please contact us ASAP(within 14 days of receipt) We’ll do e UP FOR AUCTION: NEW CUSTOM COVER FOR FENDER BLACK FACE MID 60s SHOWMAN- BANDMASTER AMP HEAD. ATTENTION LOCAL Up for sale is this 1962 Fender Bandmaster head and cabinet. So they will not be included in this sale, reproductions are available here on ebay. SERIAL NUMBER A00623 1963 Normal Channel Vibrato Channel- note you will need a foot switch to turn the Vibrato on and off. I just had this Serviced by a qualified Fender service technician. This amp kicks out one of the biggest blackface tones we've ever heard. Seriously, you could start a band around this amp with no regrets. It delivers 40 watts of the fattest tube tone there is. Grounded power cable, power switch and tremolo"roach" Sounds great! The amp is extremely clean, both the Tolex as well as the grill are scratch and snag free and all the nickel chassis straps and handle still shine nicely. Up for sale is a Vintage 1969 Fender Bandmaster Reverb Guitar Head 2x12 Fender Speaker Cabinet. All the switches and potentiometers have been cleaned and lubricated. The tube chart is very clean and intact inside the head and all of the piggyback hardware is intact. The head has been retolexed and regrilled to match the original Fen Untitled Document Search Titles& Descriptions 1972 FENDER BANDMASTER REVERB AMP HEAD TFL 5005D Silverface/Fender Cab w 2/12" Absolutely fantastic sounding and quite clean 1972 Fender Bandmaster Reverb head. This is a 1964 Fender Blackface Bandmaster Guitar Amplifier Head. The metal amp straps and screws look to be updated. The exterior is a little rough with some of the tolex ungluing. The chassis has rust and there is some wavyness to the boards. It has been personally serviced and cared for by me(I own South Valley Vintage Amps service, repair and parts for vintage guitar amplifiers) The amp is in pretty amazing condition for 51 years old. It has a few small scuffs and nicks, but no real significant tears in the tolex or grill cloth. The serial number stamped into the back of the chassis is 04407. The number on the top of the power transformer is 67233. 90 Day Layaway Plan Click on the Layaway tab above our store logo for more information. Layaway is for 90 days and requires a 25% down payment. The item you received is not what you purchased, the item is damaged or defective. THE ORIGINAL‘REV/TREM’ SWITCH PEDAL IS NOT INCLUDED; THE COVER SHOWN IN ONE OF THE PICTURES IS INCLUDED. The original Amp/Cabinet Thumbscrews were not included when I purchased amp. NO ZERO RATED BIDDERS( No exceptions) Pay Pal only! Seller added the following information:ebay Powerful Seller"I am dedicated to top drawer service" My Feedback: 1819) 100% Positive Feedback COOLDADDY-0 Presents Awesome 1st Quality 100% Authentic VTG 60 FENDER Original 1963 63 PRE CBS BANDMASTER Tube Guitar Amp Head Blackface Item Information: Normal 0 false false false Microsoft Internet Explorer4 USED PRE CBS FENDER BANDMASTER HEAD IN EXCELLENT WORKING CONDITION. This unit has undergone a full function check and is 100% This is vintage. The combination of this Bandmaster head and cabinet delivers the very definition of fatness. The sound and feel of this combo is a real joy to crank up and they have the added benefit of looking extremely cool on stage. If you see something in our listing that is incorrect. We want to be fair and honest with everything we sell. I say 67/68 because the inside stamp on the chassis is 0368third week of 1968. The transformers are both dated 606748, and the choke is dated 606750. Vintage 1969 Fender Bandmaster Reverb Guitar Head 2x12 Fender Speaker Cabinet. The master here is push/pull, but I did not notice any difference in tone with the switch out or in. Combined with the true spring reverb, every vintage classic Fender tone you could imagine is right at your fingertips. Fully tested and works as it should, save for the push/pull switch which has no impact on the tone. We have been an authorized Fender dealer for the better part of a decade. This is your chance to get your hands on an amazing vintage Bandmaster Reverb! Lots of beautiful midrange and a great balanced tone overall. Tube chart reads"NF"This is a fully functional Vintage 1968 Fender Bandmaster Amplifier(Head Only) Look at the pictures closely. Drip edge" grill, Fender logo, reverb tank- Cabinet in very good condition- Original 2-button footswitch included- Power tubes: 2 x RCA 6L6GC- Output: 40 [email protected] 4 ohms Local pickup welcome Hi. I replaced the main electrolytic capacitors and checked all the tubes. The power tubes are a pair of NOS Sylvania 6L6s that have been biased and have a tonal purity that only comes with real vintage USA valves. WE TEST EVERYTHING WE SELL PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO READ OUR FEEDBACKS FROM OUR MANY SATISFIED e Bay CUSTOMERS! It does have more bass response than some other blackfaces I have though. Vintage 1964 Fender"Blackface" Bandmaster Model AB763 hand-wired. This auction is for the amp head only, the cabinet is not included. NO sales tax for CA residents) I have owned this amp for decades.A legitimate, established business, specializing in Vintage Fender Amp Restoration and Repair, offering reproduction and original Fender parts. This 1965 Fender Bandmaster head and cabinet are in very good to excellent condition. This piggyback combo You are bidding on a 1965 or 66 Blackface Vintage Fender Bandmaster Head. However the chassis serial number dates it as an early 1967, with the AB763 preamp circut. The speaker is an original JBL D120F, that has been reconed and at that time they installed a gold dust dome? All the pre amp tubes are a mix of RCA, GE, and Amperex. Buyer to pay within 7 days and to pay all shipping costs Thanks. No vibrato pedal- grille replaced- cannot read power transformer- other trans are: 606-716 022690 and 606-614 022848. If your looking for a very nice Blackface circuit Bandmaster that's about 100% original, then this is the one. Cosmetically, the head has some tolex ripping, and is pretty dirty and scuffed up, but it is not in terrible shape, The cabinet, which is also in good working condition, has a large rip in the front grill cloth, has plenty of scuffs and tolex peeling/rips. THE AMP WILL BE SHIPPED WITH THE TUBES REMOVED AND PACKED. A vintage style footswitch is included, but is not original. The amp has all NOS(New Old Stock) American-made tubes in it that I cherry picked from my personal collection and private stash of NOS tubes.Lightning Music is the original seller of replacement backpanels on ebay for Fender vintage amps. But look at the"Member Since" date on the listing for the truth! Cabinet Grade, 1/4" Baltic Birch plywood for strength and straightness. The head and cab show light wear with minor scuffs here and there. It doesn't have the vibrato foot switch, but I have tested it and the trem works. the tube chart has faded but clearly shows the AB763 circuit. It has the standard 4 ohm output tranny, so matches up to any cab that is looking for 4 ohms. eog4d72f+f7`1965 FENDER Vintage BANDMASTER Blackface AMP Head. On the positive, this amp sounds GREAT, the reverb and vibrato are both in great working order, and this amp has an eternal cool factor, especially with the matching cabinet. Q.s can be found by clicking"Ask Seller a Question" at the bottom of the page. Everything in the photos and description is included. Vintage 1964 Fender Blond Bandmaster head pre-CBS == Tube chart date is"ND" April 1964) == Excellent condition and sounds great- Killer Vibrato == Some spots/marks on tolex. Please contact me before leaving feedbac1967 Bandmaster Head date stamp 1467 Comes with new foot switch Completely gone through by Fat Willie aka Lord Valve& it sounds fantastic! I also just cleaned and adjusted all the pot's.
Sounds great 2x Sovtek 6L6WXT tubes 1x 12AT7 1x 12AX7 2x 7025 2 channels Channel 1 has 2 inputs(high/low gain) Bright/normal switch. the brackets to connect it to the cab and the feet are still there though. One of the knobs has a piece chipped off(see picture#4) It doesn't get much better than this for a Blackface Fender! uk.rp73(b0g``A 1964 Pre-CBS Fender Bandmaster head amp in excellent working condition. The 4 tube pre-amp section can also be modified for more gain instead of tremolo.