Amplifiers dating vox amps
The guide for that is much simpler: be nice, ask questions, offer beer.
Use the model codes and date codes below to determine the model and age of your amp.
While Fender and Vox amps have their place in moving electrified guitar forward, the creations of Jim Marshall fostered an entirely new sound and allowed guitarists to fill stadiums with it.
Marshall amps had such precedent-setting wattage and tone that their history can hardly be separated from the history of rock itself.
If the speakers in your Marshall cabinet or combo are original, they can provide another piece of evidence when determining the date of manufacture.
As many cabinets did not have official serial numbers before 1992, this can be especially helpful in dating earlier specimens.