OR80M, is it or is it not a '78

Maybe someone can help you date your Orange Amplifier?

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Mr.Paul
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Post by Mr.Paul » Wed Jan 30, 2008 5:44 pm

I posted a similar post in the community discussion forum. I'm new to the site and own and OR80M. I believe it to be a '78 but i'm looking for someone to confirm or correct me. Lots of pics below.

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Post by Rally Car » Wed Jan 30, 2008 8:38 pm

The amp is a 78 but the cabinet looks older.... The speakers date to 1970... My guess is someone took an orange head and put it into that combo case. Or the speakers could be replacements from an older Orange cab.

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Post by Rubbersoul » Wed Jan 30, 2008 8:40 pm

can you tell us the serial on the cab please? I have a similaary combo from 77/78 we'll compare the cab serials ;-)

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Post by Mr.Paul » Wed Jan 30, 2008 10:29 pm

at the risk of sounding a fool, would this be the cab serial number?

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Post by bclaire » Wed Jan 30, 2008 11:31 pm

My OR80M head has a serial number that's only a few earlier than yours, and had a July 1978 tag in it...

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Post by Rally Car » Fri Feb 01, 2008 6:46 pm

The cab is older than the amp.. The older orange amps had OA before the head cab or combo cab serial number.... So it looks like someone took an old Orange combo and put an overdrive head in the cab.

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Post by Andy H. » Sat Feb 02, 2008 11:18 am

<blockquote id="quote"><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id="quote">quote:<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"><i>Originally posted by bclaire</i>
<br />My OR80M head has a serial number that's only a few earlier than yours, and had a July 1978 tag in it...
<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"></font id="quote"></blockquote id="quote">My OR120 is ser. no. 015637 (44 earlier than yours) and the tag date is 10th Aug 1978.
CHECKING TAG DATES


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Post by Mr.Paul » Sat Feb 02, 2008 10:28 pm

thanks for the input guys.
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