Dating celestion blue speakers
Clear, deep and powerful, it produced big tube tone, with world-class Fender reverb and vibrato effects.For countless guitarists ever since, the Twin Reverb has been the go-to amp for classic Fender sound.
Founded in 1966, Eminence has been a leading supplier of loudspeakers for professional audio, musical instrument, car audio and home hi-fi applications to many of the world’s most recognized brands. His post doctoral research focused on nuclear magnetic resonance at the University of California Santa Cruz. 122142 Flux density 17000 Power handling 50 watts Impedance 15 Ohms Serial No. Hylight 4x12 Totally original, 122231 Fanes black plastic cover all dating to 1974. The letters are obviously swapped as mentioned by bygonetones.com, since the G12-65 did not come into production until 1978/79, therefore M indicates the year 1979. Hylight 4x12 Early Sound City cabinet and grill cloth like The Who used at Rock and roll circus.2x12 2/17 with purple Fane labels,25w, flux 17k.2x 122142 with purple Hiwatt labels,50w,17k flux. Actually holds 4 50w Goodmans speakers, clearly non-original. Quite scruffy externally, a fair amount of foam wadding internally. Comes equipped with Celestion Speakers (V Type) for a more modern, punchy sound that breaks up nicely when pushed.
Reduced negative feedback lends a more "touch-sensitive" feel, quicker break up and added harmonic richness.
Hylight 2x15 Model- SE 2150 S, this is a taller 4x12 sized 2x15, with diagonally set speakers, sadly original Fanes long gone, fitted with Eminence drivers from a Peavey 2x15, runs at 4 ohm, originally was rated at 100w, and 16 ohm, beige speaker cloth. The codes on the speakers are DM30, DM30, FM12 and CM21.
Acquired from original owner, who purchased new from American Music in Seattle. Salt and pepper grill cloth nicely yellowed and intact. Hylight 4x12 Salt and Pepper grille cloth, cut-out handles, rear port, rear loaded with four Celestion G12-65 T2974. Original basketweave tolex and S&P grille cloth, stamped frame 122142 Fanes, 06/76 date, excellent condition for its age. A bit mangled and missing front logo plate getting a replacement soon!
The Tone Cut control operates in the power stage rather than the preamp stage, allowing an additional degree of tone-shaping.
The Master Volume control works in conjunction with the individual volumes of each channel to create just the right degree of gain-staging.
Hylight 4x12 Salt and Pepper grill, cut-out handles, cast frame 122142 silverback speakers with purple label, two with stamped date 35/73 and 38/73 and two with redwhite sticker with gauss/power/etc indication but no year indication but matching the other two, so they should be same era. Salt/pepper grill cloth, very clean exterior, interior looks factory fresh. Hylight 4x12, 150w rear-loader, rear port, cutout handles, round jack plate w/ white jack.