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Dating fender bassman ten

The 6 digit code indicates what manufacturer made the speaker and when it was made. Here is a list of some of the speaker manufacturers and their EIA codes: So, the speaker in the image above would have been made by Jensen (220) during the 27th week of 1951 or 1961.

In later years, the EIA converted to a 4 digit date code so the year could be easily identified.

There are 2 acceptable methods of displaying the EIA date code, with or without a hyphen between the manufacture code and the year/week code.

Leo soon realised that amplifiers needed to be sturdy to withstand the life on the road, and decided to build his own, to care for the needs of travelling musicians such as his customers.