Dating fender tube amps by serial number part 2 l a dating feb 15
The Model 2585T-SB (two pickups, sunburst) and Model 2585T-C (cherry sunburst) cost .50.The solidbody Furies basically followed an identical pattern, except, of course, with no f-holes, but as Standards and Tremolos, with single or double pickups and sunburst or cherry sunburst finishes.
The Model 2584R (.95) came in red, the Model 2584W in white, the Model 2584S in sunburst, and Model 2584C in cherry sunburst.The three-pickup Fiesta featured the pickups in parallel, with one volume and two tones, and three small plastic sliding on/off switches near the lower horn. These, and the recycled Paragon amps for accordions and bass fiddles, were probably leftover, slightly older designs. Love No picture is available of Alamos in 1966, but by 1967 the line had again undergone a fairly radical transformation, here with a catalog graciously provided by Scott Freilich of Top Shelf Music, Buffalo. 7 received yet another facelift, although not too drastic, when compared to the amps of two years earlier. Gone is the little logo plate, in favor of a white plastic script Alamo lightning bolt perched at an angle on the upper left hand corner of the grill. The Model 2576 was the Band Piggy-Back (eight tubes, two channels, tremolo, 15″ speaker, 35 watts/70 watts peak, 4.50), Lansing option Model 2576JL15 (4.50).The Model 2587R (9.95) came in red, the Model 2587W in white, the Model 2587S in sunburst, and the Model 2587C in cherry sunburst. They are still basically rectangular cabinets covered in black vinyl, but now with a darker black and silver grillcloth. Alamo divided its amps into four lines, the PA Series, Professional Series, Artist Series and Studio Series. The Model 2571 was the Galaxie, mistakenly identified in the text as a Piggy-Back, but clearly still a combo (seven tubes, two channels, tremolo, two 12″ speakers, 22 watts/44 watts peak, 9.50), Lansing option Model 2571JL12 (4.50). 7 was the Alamo Pro Reverb Piggy-Back amplifier Model 2579.This month we wrap up our saga of the Alamo by picking up with the new guitar line offered in 1965. 5, Alamo basically divided its guitars and basses into three groups; the Professional Line, the Artist Line and the Fiestas. 5 Professionals included the Titan bass, the Eldorado bass and the Eldorado guitar.Alamo, as you recall, was originally set up by Southland Music and Charles Eilenberg after World War II (ca. The Titan bass (9.50) continued to have a hollow-core construction. cutout, a single middle pickup and volume and tone controls.
The Titan Mark I had a single pickup, which was finally moved back to the bridge position from the previous middle spot. The Model 2589 was a stoptail in sunburst ($99.95), available as the Model 2589T with Bigsby ($159.95).