Dating celestion g12 65
Was sold to him by Terminal Music on 48th St in NYC, He remembers it as 1973 or 74. Cab is in amazing condition with little to no wear or nicks in the tolex, and has 3 original Fane 122142s one of which I was told has low output and is on the way out but i haven't yet installed it back into the cab to test it. Hylight 4x12 100w/16 1 thick rear panel made of chipboard appears original. fitted by previous owner, Steve Lee, who lived in the SF area in the 70s, brought this with him when he moved to UK. Now loaded w/ (2) Fane 122231 (1 cast, 1 stamped) and (2) Fane 122142 cast frame. Two speakers burnt out, so the previous owner decided to not replace the faulty speakers, and cut it to make it lighter. The speakers also have the following 5-digit codes: two have 33683, one has 13383, and one has 33483. Purchased from original owner whom I've known since 1971. Louis MO in 1974 with DR103 head serial# 6045 and I was told it remained with the original owner till its sale to the craigslister who flipped it to me via ebay on June 29, 2009. OEM drivers were stamped frame Fanes w/ 1975 date codes, acquired it unloaded. Biacrown 4x12, speakers are black cast-frame FANEs with a silver and black decal on the back that says 'FANE ACOUSTICS LTD, BATLEY WEST YORKS, MADE IN ENGLAND.' All speakers are model 125593. Each speaker has one green dot sticker with 16 Ohm stamped and also one red dot sticker. Hylight 4x12 Purchased today, March 26 2012 from Motor City Guitar in Metro Detroit area Michigan for 5. The original speakers did not come with the cabinet.
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.