Fender Deluxe 5B3 Early '50s Tweed

Reverb Estimated Used Price Range

  • $1,895$2,765

The Fender Deluxe dates back as far as 1946 when it was known as the Model 26. Like most Fender amps, the Deluxe evolved cosmetically throughout the '50s, though in 1953, it had a 'wide panal' front design. The Deluxe was eventually supplanted by the Deluxe Reverb starting in 1963. In this phase, the model designation was 5B3. 

Years of Production: 1948 - 1967

Unique to this Year: Last year with 10 watts. Changes to 15 in 1954. 

Features: 3 control knobs, two inputs, wide panal front 

Electronics: 10 watts, 1x12-inch speaker

Notable Fender Deluxe Players: John Fogerty, Neil Young


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