Dating fender bassman amp

Here we have a vintage 1951 Fender TV-front tweed Deluxe amplifier, an early piece of Fender history.

In excellent condition with the original footswitch, loaded with the original Jensen C15N, dating to the 36th week of 1963. Fender's top of the line piggyback amp, blackface AB763 circuit, 85 watts, 4x6L6, solid-state rectifier, 2 channels, tremolo, matching cabinet with JBL 1x15" loudspeaker, clean and original including tilt-back legs, sliding...

Leo Fender began building guitar amps before he started manufacturing guitars.

The first of these amps were the K&F models, which were produced between 19.

5B6 Bassman amplifiers had two 6SC7 or 6SL7GT pre-amp tubes, two 5881 power tubes and a single 5U4G rectifier tube.

It was designed to generate 26 watts at an 8 ohm impedance load, and offered a cathode-based bias.