Dating fender champ silverface
It seems that, after many decades, Fender finally designed a series of bass amps that bassists can call their own!
It can be quite hard to accurately date vintage and older Fender amps pre-1994 by serial numbers, because records for those were not kept.
after all, all those artists in the Fifties and Sixties were playing brand new Fender amps!
so let's go back a bit to have a look at the history of Fender amps, at some famous users, and find out which are the best Fender amps you can find today!
Sure, vintage Fender amps are part of rock'n'roll history, and for mojo and history alone, they'd be worth investing - if you have the money to spare.
But for the serious, working musician who plays regular gigs or records often, it wouldn't be such a great idea.
With exciting new releases such as the new Bassbreaker series, it's fair to say Fender Amps will continue to define the sound of rock'n'roll for a long time to come.
If you A/B any choice of different new or vintage Fender amps, you'll probably notice tonal differences, but in many ways they are all pretty much similar: despite differences in valve configurations, speakers etc., they all have those superb clean tones that made Fender famous.