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1955
Vintage RARE
FENDER

Deluxe
Amplifier
5D3

Fender Electric Instrument Company
Fullerton California



These are highly sought after and collectable amps for studio, recording and one for the collectors.

Clarity and tone with original Jensen alnico 5 speaker.

Serial number EA 3712
Speaker code 220451 P12R
Amp had been serviced a while back with a few new caps and solder joints. Sounds clean and toneful.

240Volt transformer.

Super clean chassis and internal pine cabinet.
Photos show these details well.


Original VGC


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Year:

1953-1955

Model:

Deluxe

Model No:

5B3, 5C3, 5D3

Config:

Combo

Control Panel:

Chrome top facing w/ white screened labels, controls numbered 1-12

Conrol Layout:

5B3: Pilot Lamp, Fuse (2A), Vol ,Mic Vol ,Tone/Power Sw, In, In, Mic In
5C3, 5D3: Fuse (2A), Power Sw, Pilot Lamp, Vol, Mic Vol, Tone, In, In, Mic In

Knobs:

Black pointer

Cabinet:

Wide panel, 16" x 18" x 7" (41.3 x 45.7 x 19.1 cm)

Cab Covering:

Diagonal tweed

Cab Hardware:

Leather Handle, glides

Grille:

Dark brown linen

Logo:

Cabinet Mounted, block letter "Fender Fullerton, California" on a rectangular tag

Weight:

26 lbs. (11.8 Kg)

Speakers/Load:

1 x 12"/8 ohms

Speaker Model:

Jensen P12R

Effects:

None

Ouput:

10-14 Watts

Preamp:

5B3, 5D3: 6SC7
5D3: 12AY7

Power:

2 x 6V6GT

Bias:

Cathode Biased

Rectifier:

5Y3GT

Phase Inverter:

5B3, 5C3: 6SC7 (paraphase)
5D3: 12AX7 (self-balancing paraphase)

Comments:

  • Model 5B3 is the same as the 5A3 but in the wide panel cabinet.
  • Model 5C3 has a separate On/Off toggle switch, external speaker jack under the chassis, glass tubes, and a negative feedback loop.
  • Model 5D3 is the same as 5C3 but without the negative feedback loop.

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