Dating ampeg v4
I pulled this information from Google''s cache of the site.
Electronic Industries Association (EIA) codes can also be very useful for giving clues as to an amp''s age.
Ampegs can be divided into six distinct groups for dating purposes: pre-1953, 1953 to mid-1965, early 1965 to 1969, 1969 to 1979, 1981 to 1984, and post-1984.
Each group uses a unique serialization scheme that can be used to assist in dating the amps, but in many cases, it is the features and characteristics of the amps that determine the year of manufacture.
If you want to see what Ampeg is up to nowadays, you might want to check out the Ampeg site.
As part of the "cosmetic" restoration, the cabinet has been prefessionally re-tolexed and new vintage Ampeg grillcloth installed.
It has four new rubber feet and a brand new aluminum faceplate, as many of these old V4's front panel's lettering becomes worn off.
Electronic Industries Association (EIA) codes can also be very useful for giving clues as to an amp's age.
These codes can be found on speakers, transformers, pots, capacitors, and multi-section electrolytic can caps.All of the tubes are made in USA (RCA, Philips and GE) and are either NOS or ones that test as new, including four matched 7027A's for the output section.