Dating Your Fender Amp

Date Codes
Letter Code Vintage Year Reissue Year Month
A - 1990 January
B - 1991 February
C 1953 1992 March
D 1954 1993 April
E 1955 1994 May
F 1956 1995 June
G 1957 1996 July
H 1958 1997 August
I 1959 1998 September
J 1960 1999 October
K 1961 - November
L 1962 - December
M 1963 - -
N 1964 - -
O 1965 - -
P 1966 - -
Q 1967 - -

How the "Hand Stamped" Date Code Works.

*CAUTION* Hand stamped Date Codes and paper tube charts are "Easily" Faked. For a more Foolproof method of dating your amp, see Dating Aids for ANY Amp.