1960 Fender Deluxe 5E3 Tweed tube-amplifier  

Serial number: D 09631 / 110V

Cosmetic condition: CLEAN

Upgrades/modifications: safe power cord incl. new solid plug, new repro leather handle will be added.


Original 1960 Fender Tweed Deluxe 5E3 tube-amp -Narrow Panel, made in Fullerton, California. The original lacquered tweed is in near clean shape with almost no signs of wear. Speaker, grille cloth and tolex are all original. This nice amplifier has been well cared inside for over decades and is stocked with the original Jensen P12R Alnico speaker, original transformers an original circuit. It has been serviced with some new quality filter capacitor and resistors so it can run perfectly. The original leather handle had suffered and will be replaced with a new time-period correct repro leather handle. We added already a safe shielded power cord incl. a new solid plug. This amp when used solely with a guitar is pure and instantly achieves what is known worldwide as the “Tweed sound.”


Introducing the legendary vintage tone machine: the 1960 Fender Tweed Deluxe 5E3. This meticulously crafted amplifier is a true icon of the guitar world, renowned for its exceptional sound and historical significance. From the unmistakable tweed covering to the classic control panel, this amp exudes timeless charm that will captivate any musician or collector.

The Fender Tweed Deluxe 5E3 was first introduced in the late 1950s and quickly gained popularity among guitarists seeking a warm, rich, and dynamic tone. This particular model, produced in 1960, represents a pinnacle of craftsmanship and tone engineering that has stood the test of time.

Featuring a single 12-inch speaker, the Tweed Deluxe 5E3 delivers an incredible sonic experience. Plug in your guitar, and you’ll be treated to a harmonically rich and smooth sound that oozes vintage character. From sparkling cleans to creamy overdriven tones, this amp excels across a wide range of musical genres, making it a go-to choice for blues, rock, and country players alike.

The control panel offers a straightforward yet powerful array of options. With two instrument inputs, you can effortlessly switch between different guitars or blend their signals for added depth. The volume and tone controls provide a remarkable degree of tonal versatility, allowing you to dial in your desired sound with precision.

Behind the scenes, the 1960 Fender Tweed Deluxe 5E3 boasts hand-wired circuitry that ensures optimum performance and reliability. Each component is meticulously chosen to recreate the authentic vintage tone that has made this amp so revered. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a passionate collector, this amp will transport you back in time with its exquisite sound and craftsmanship.

This particular 1960 Fender Tweed Deluxe 5E3 has been lovingly cared for over the years and remains in excellent condition. All original components are intact, making it a truly remarkable find for any vintage gear enthusiast. The timeless appeal of this amplifier is matched only by its impressive sonic capabilities.

Whether you’re a guitarist seeking that unmistakable vintage tone or a collector looking to own a piece of music history, the 1960 Fender Tweed Deluxe 5E3 is an exceptional choice. Don’t miss the opportunity to own this iconic amplifier and experience the magic that has inspired generations of musicians

  • Modell: 5E3
  • Chrome panel
  • Original circuit
  • Original transformers
  • Original 12″ Jensen speaker
  • TubeChart: 47th week of 1960
  • Tube layout: 5Y3GT + 6V6GT / 12AX7 + 12AY7
  • Inputs: 2 x Inst. / 2 x Mic.
  • Controls: 1 x Inst.Volume + 1 x Mic. Volume / 1 x Tone

* Manufacturing date codes and interior pics are available per request: e-mail