Dating celestion blue speakers
The Celestion register of speaker types - the "T" book - is printed in extenso (insofar as it relates to 12" speakers) by Michael Doyle, "The History of Marshall" (1973), appendix 1, pp. Some of the relevant pages are available on Google Books Also see Jim Elyea's wonderful, "Vox Amplifiers: The JMI Years" (California, 2009), esp. 264-276; and the numerous posts in the Vox and Speaker fora of the Plexi Palace. See the excellent comments on this Plexi Palace thread.
The Rola G12 B024 - the 8 ohm version of the B025 (below). The Rola G12 B025 - the 15 ohm version of the B024 (above).
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Since 1956, all Celestion chassis drivers have been stamped with a date code (2 numbers and 2 letters), denoting the exact date of manufacture.
One sometimes finds that T1088s are reported as being capable of 20W or even 25W - utter nonsense.
Even with the heaviest doping possible, Vox knew that the T1088 was just capable of 17W.
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