Dating VINTAGE Orange 4X12's

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Dating VINTAGE Orange 4X12's

Post by bclaire » Wed Jul 15, 2020 4:31 pm

We've never had any kind of definitive list that I can find so I'm going to ask people to post if they have determined the age of their vintage cabinet. This is compiled from the serial numbers forum.

1971 speaker dates:
serial number 1241 - didn't list speaker codes
serial number 1263 - small box handle cutouts Voice of the World cabs, didn't list speaker codes
serial number 1281 - Celestion GD7

1972 speaker dates:
serial number 1069 (not sure the serial number was read correctly) - Celestion JE20

1973 speaker dates:
serial number 1912 - Celestion DF16
serial number 1936 - Celestion DF17

1974 speaker dates:
serial number 2065 - Eminence 67 7407
serial number 2459 - Goodman's Audiom 12P December 1974
serial number 3430 - Celestion CG6
serial number 3795 - Eminence 67
serial number 3870 - Eminence 67 7438
serial number 3878 - Eminence 67 7438
serial number 4072 - Eminence 67 7438
serial number 4093 -
serial number 4444 - Eminence 67 xxxx

1975 speaker dates:
serial number 5120 - Celestion JH15

1976 speaker dates:
serial number 5960 - Eminence 67 7623

1977 speaker dates:
Super Road Worker cab:
serial number 7010 - Celestion FK1/FK3/FK30

1978 speaker dates:
serial number 7582 - Celestion AL30 BL17

1979 speaker dates:
serial number 8406 - Celestion EM3
serial number 7669 - 200 watt cabinet - never sent speaker codes

1979 Series II (black grille cloth, new logo design) cabinet speaker dates:
serial number 8435

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Re: Dating VINTAGE Orange 4X12's

Post by bclaire » Wed Jul 15, 2020 11:50 pm

Determine Celestion and Eminence date codes

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Re: Dating VINTAGE Orange 4X12's

Post by yossarian83 » Mon Aug 31, 2020 7:08 pm

Thanks bclaire! wish I had a vintage cab so I could contribute :lol:

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