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Hiwatt, Jennings, Sound City, WEM, VOX and Laney were just some of the well known brands that equipped their cabs with Fane and with them the signature to iconic British tone.Players worldwide pay continued homage to those classic sounds.In the early 1960s with the advent of electronically amplified musical instruments FANE took the decision to specialise in high quality loudspeaker manufacture.In the early '60s FANE started supplying Selmer, Watkins/WEM and a little later to a young man, Dave Reeves, who went on to found Hiwatt.VIEW MORE We're delighted to reveal that the Fane Acoustics Ascension A60 has been awarded a 10 out of 10 'Excellence' award by Guitar & Bass Magazine in the March 2017 edition.Their final verdict; "Pro's - Exceptional sound quality, Ultra-refined treble and superb clarity and Extremely touch dynamic.
Turntone started the "L" series of amps in 1985 or so, and these have no manufacturers brand on the serial plate, but say "Made in England." Amps made by Sterling Imports were made in California, USA, and have that brand name on their serial plate. 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.