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Need HELP dating this Ampeg B15

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by CaracasBass, Jun 13, 2004.

  1. CaracasBass


    Jun 16, 2001
    Madrid, Spain
    Hi there:

    Some guy is selling this vintage Ampeg B15, that he bougth used and he doesn´t know the year of the amp. I´m kinda interested, so I was wondering if someone here in TB could help me dating this tone beast.



    (Sorry about the crappy picture!)
  2. CaracasBass


    Jun 16, 2001
    Madrid, Spain
  3. one3rd


    Jul 10, 2002
    Did you try flowers and candy?
  4. Late 60's/early to late 70's is my guess.

  5. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts
  6. dinobas


    Jun 14, 2000
    Newark Delaware
    The blue graphics indicate that it was made btw '68 and '72.

    Go to google and type in vintage ampeg parts and look for a website with "fliptop" in the URL. There you will find links to vintage Ampeg info including one that gives Date of Manufacture info
  7. CaracasBass


    Jun 16, 2001
    Madrid, Spain
    Thanx guys!!!!!!!
  8. elros


    Apr 24, 2004
    Proprietor, Helland Musikk Teknologi
    Bad joke coming up.

    Need HELP dating this Ampeg B15

    If you're dating an Ampeg, I'd say you need help, yes.

  9. main_sale


    Apr 26, 2004
    Cape Cod
    About a year ago I scored a mint condition 1967 B-15-N. It might be the best amp purchase I ever made. That amp has a warm, lush, buttery tone that is amazing. The new B-15R's don't sound anything like these old classics.