As you all know, music shops are not just a place where musicians try and buy gear but are also places where musicians go to chat and spend the time of day.
In this respect the Marshall shop was no different from any other music shop.
So, always keep your eyes open for “fishy” deals, look for information, and always ask for high definition photos (especially from the interior of the amps – the circuit, the tubes and transformers) to make sure everything is right.
If you don’t have much experience (myself included, to be honest : P), I recommend asking help from the members here of the community.
It's what chorus and phaser pedals try (but don't succeed) to imitate; pedals like the H&K Roto Sphere come closer.
"[T]he Vibratone is to this day one of Fender's most useful effects. This is a very desirable piece today because of its practicality and tone.
It is a Marshall 1965A Lead, with 4 10" Celestion speakers, serial number 9262. The 1965A and 1965B cabs were initially designed to match up with the Marshall Artist 3203 Head (30 Watts). All references I've seen relating to the 3203 Head and the 4x10 1965 cabinets have been very positive; great setup. It is a Marshall 1965A Lead, with 4 10" Celestion speakers They were made between 88 and 93 great cabs.
The first JCM800s were in fact Master Volume amplifiers (Models 22, at 100 and 50 watts respectively), repackaged in new boxes with new panels.
As drummers came to my shop, so came their guitarists.
Their guitarists spoke to me about what guitars they wanted and the qualities they were looking for in a guitar amplifier.
It has a Mosfet Lead 100 head, serial number T20266. The A on the model number might mean it was built in 1969.
It is a Marshall 1965A Lead, with 4 10" Celestion speakers, serial number 9262. On the low end, it has a bit less bottom but what it does have is a bit tighter.