Dating vintage jbl d130f speaker
The foil-cal colors were as with the larger drivers and followed the same timeline regarding alterations.
Fender was not the only company to request specific colors from JBL.
The original JBL's as developed into musical instrument speakers for Fender in the early '60s had gray frames and magnet covers, with the foil-cal on the rear of the magnet cover in a gold/silver format.To give an example, a typical Oxford speaker from the ’60s will look something like: 465-217.465 designating the Oxford EIA code, 2 designating the year 1962, and 17 designating the 17th week of ’62.Sunn's 4 x 12 Sceptre amp was offered with optional D123S drivers, which was a speaker based on JBL's D123 hi-fi speaker.
It featured a 3-inch voice coil and a 6-lb alnico magnet. The D120F is orange and was the one Fender had made for them.
First of all, the grey basket D series speakers provided to Fender for production after the changes were made to the Hi Fi speakers, ALWAYS had the F suffix. The D120F and D130F series voice coils were not larger than the D131 & D130 voice coils.