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This will give you an approximate idea of the era during which your amp was manufactured.
It's also one more piece of evidence to pair with the serial number to corroborate the actual year.
For models made between 1979 - 1981, the serial number will be on the front panel.
Use the model codes and date codes below to determine the model and age of your amp.
The first Marshall amps were made in England starting in 1962.
Production has continued there uninterrupted through today, though some lower-priced models are now made in China, India or Korea, depending on the series.
Amps from this era still have the block-style Marshall logo and a centered chassis.
The model codes below should help you identify which model you have, while the characteristics described for each year should help with dating.