Marshall cab dating
I won’t write the rest because it may confuse you even more. It’s important to note that, for example, a 1959 amp has nothing to do with the The JTM-45 JTM-45 with “block” logo The first Marshall ever made. The front panel has “Presence”, “Bass”, “Middle” and “Treble” controls, as well as 2 volumes and 4 inputs.
(c) Manufacture date - The last character determines the date of manufacture.Since A was used in both 19, Marshall decided that 1971 would start with C.To avoid confusion with the numerals 1 and 0, Marshall elected to skip the letters I and O.This is the reason why Marshalls of this early era (up to 1968) are known as “Plexis”.The sound of this amplifier is “creamy” and “warm”. This amp is more suited for blues players, with a smoother sound.
The JTM-45/ 100 (JTM-100) The JTM-45/100 with the “block” logo Pete Townshend and John Entwistle of The Who needed amps that could overpower the noisy and energetic crowds.