1953 Fender Deluxe

1953 Fender Deluxe 5C3


Wide panel tweed Deluxe 10 – 14 watts with original Jenson P12 R speaker

In good all original condition with replaced handle and 3 prong earthed mains lead great useable classic tweed amplifier. sounds killer and ready to go

110v so will need a voltage step-down transformer not included.

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Fender Wide Panel Tweed Deluxe

Model/Circuit Number: 5B3, 5C3, 5D3
Years of Production:
1953 – 1955
Era: Wide Panel
Configuration: Combo
Controls: Chrome top facing w/ white screened labels, controls numbered 1-12
Knobs: Black Chicken Head

  • Front: 5B3: Pilot Lamp, Fuse (2A), Vol ,Mic Vol ,Tone/Power Sw, In, In, Mic In
  • Rear:


  • Dimensions: 16 1/4 x 18 x 7 1/2
  • Hardware:
  • Handle: Raised Brown Leather
  • Feet: Glides
  • Corners:


Covering Material

  • Tolex/Tweed: Diagonal Tweed
  • Grill Cloth: Dark Brown Linen

Logo: Cabinet Mounted, block letter
Weight: 26 lbs.

~Watts: 10 – 14 watts

  • Pre amp: 5B3, 5D3: 6SC7, 5D3, 12AY7
  • Power: 2 x 6V6GT

Bias: Cathode Bias
Rectifier: 5Y3GT

Comments: Model 5B3 is the same as the TV Front 5A3 but in the wide panel cabinet. Model 5C3 has a separate On/Off toggle switch, external speaker jack under the chassis, glass tubes, and a negative feedback loop. Model 5D3 is the same as 5C3 but without the negative feedback loop.