Dating vintage ampeg amps
Unimusic consisted of investors interested in capitalizing on opportunities in the highly fragmented music equipment manufacturing market of the time, not unlike CBS which owned Fender and Rhodes, or the later Norlin which at times owned various music instrument brands, including Gibson Guitars, Lowrey and Moog Music.
This means that it is fairly easy to determine the range of year by just looking at the outside of the amp. There are six distinctive periods in the Ampeg line.
It was only fitting to introduce a third serialization system.
1969 was a year giants rocked the earth, and they wanted big amps.
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