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The TWEED page
sorry for the focus, they came this way
Tweed CHAMP AMP by Fender
Model 5F1
inside tage reads 22 HK
the date of production: H 1958 K November
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1959 Champ
34ID..
Original Oxford speaker 465-903
RCA 6V6GT 57-35; CBS JAN 5Y3GTA 12-59; Sylvania 12AX7
They say Clapton recorded Layla with a Champ and that
 Page used one on Zep II and on others
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looks like a deluxe?
1953 Fender Pro Amp
Model 5C5,RCA 5U4G,Power / RCA 6L6 GC,
Pre-amp / 1 Sylvania 6SC7 - 2 GE 12AY7
CK code ( nov. 1953 )
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1954 Fender  Princeton
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1958 and 59 Tweed deluxe      5E3
Tubes NOS GE 5y3 , a pair of matched 6v6s and
 NOS 12ay7 and New JJ 12ax7
16 to 18 watt
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1959 Fender  Princeton
4.5 watts through a single 8" speaker, big box
tube chart is stamped IE (May 1959).
speaker is a brown frame stamped 220004 (1960 4th week)
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1959 Champ 5F1 Boutiqe Copy
only differece is 6.3V DC on 12AX7's heater for minimum humm
rectifier capacitors are 47uf 22uf and 47uf
instead of 16uf, 8uf and 8uf
and 4 - 8 ohm output switch for speaker
The amp uses 1 5Y3GT Rectifier 1 - 6V6GT and 1 -12AX7
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