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Although the dates derived using the charts below will likely be a good approximation, they should not be considered exact.
In the table below, for example, a “JE” date code indicates a production date of May 1960.
In general, Fender amps that don’t have rubber-stamped tube sticker date codes have EIA numbers on their transformers that might enable determination of the production date.
This black-and-silver sticker contains several lines for “sign-offs” on completion of sound and electrical testing.
The final line contains a date code of two printed or handwritten letters denoting the amplifier’s production date by year (the first letter) and month (the second letter).
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This sticker is a chart that shows the types of tube types used and the order of their physical location in the amplifier, and may be rubber-stamped with two-letter date codes that denote the year (first letter) and month (second letter) of production.
These stamped letters may appear in various positions on the chart.
For example, EIA 606-4-21 would denote the 21st week of 1964.