Ampeg svt cabinet dating
This will give you a very accurate date of your amp.Dustin Covert is a freelance writer for the arts and entertainment section of the North Park Press in Chicago.He recently worked on the new TV documentary Irish Chicago for WTTW Channel 11.Covert is a student of communications media studies at North Park University. I doubt he'd be selling one for 00 with the cab anyway.Not enough information was available to the authors to determine year of manufacture by serial number.
With eight 10-inch speakers pushing 2x400 watts classic way. Shop for SVT-610HLF Bass Cabinet and receive free shipping guaranteed lowest price an gemini vi. SVT is made by Ampeg 1956 gretsch electromatic 6161, clean example appears all-original, amazing saturated lead-style manageable volume, originally built two.Ampeg did utilize serial numbers when producing their amps, but these numbers can sometimes be inaccurate.The best way to date an Ampeg amp is based on its specific features and characteristics.An added variable is that during the Magnavox years, Ampeg may have used separate serial number systems for each model or for models that shared the same chassis like the VT-22 and V-4.Until such time that enough information is available to date 1970s Ampegs by serial number, the features of the amps from this period can be used and compared to the following table.
The Cab is from the later 70s or early 80s, but I have no idea about the head? The only thing that keeps me from being sure is that that era also incorporated a distortion control knob which this one obviously doesn't have.