Fender Blackface Deluxe Reverb

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Model/Circuit Number: AB763, AB868
Years of Production:
1963 – 1967
Era: Blackface
Configuration: Combo
Controls: Black, forward facing w/ white labels
Knobs: Black skirted w/ chrome center, numbered 1 – 10

  • Front: Normal: In, In, Vol, Treb, Bass – Vibrato: In, In, Vol, Treb, Bass, Reverb, Speed, Intensity – Pilot Lamp
  • Rear: AC Outlet, Ground Sw, Fuse (1A), Power Sw, Standby Sw, Speaker, Ex. Speaker, Vibrato Jack, Reverb Jack, Reverb Out, Reverb In

Cabinet: Reproduction Deluxe Reverb Combo Cabinet, Deluxe Reverb Head Cabinet

Protect your amp with a Fender Deluxe Reverb (Blackface) Style Cover


Grill Cloth:

Logo: Grill mounted, raised, chrome & black script
Weight: 37 lbs.

Effects: Reverb, Tremolo
Watts: 22 watts

  • Pre amp: 7025
  • Power: 2 x 6V6GT
  • Bias: Fixed with Bias Adjustment Pot
  • Rectifier: GZ34


7 Responses to “Fender Blackface Deluxe Reverb”

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  1. Comment by JuusoApril 29, 2014 at 8:01 am   Reply

    I have one 9/1966 and it had a blue label speaker in (12K5-6) when I bought it in 1988. This year I had to recone the speaker and it sounds like heaven! Creamy and chilly, the sound is macig, maybe also due to old RCA-tubes… This amp is in Finland, the Volt-electronics have been modified in the import process in Sweden as they came via Sweden to Finland then. So if you ever visit here, welcome to test it. 😀 Juuso

  2. Comment by Jeffery MercerMay 22, 2014 at 11:27 am   Reply

    Greetings, I have an opportunity to purchase or I should say trade a keyboard for a 1967 Fender Deluxe amp however my dilemma here is,or I should say my question is… that all of the other Fender Deluxe amps im seeing, all have reverb, the one that I’m buying is just vibrato only? with three knobs on the one channel and 5 knobs on the other channel I can not find any information on this amp… can somebody help me are these rare or what?

    • Comment by Garrick — May 27, 2014 at 1:39 pm   Reply

      The amp you are referring to is the “Deluxe Amp” and it is listed here on Ampwares. It is the same amp without reverb, so ne less gain stage om the vibrato side. If you want reverb you will need to run it outboard using a pedal or reverb unit. I have both a DR and Deluxe, love em both.

  3. Comment by Bob T — August 20, 2014 at 6:53 am   Reply

    Do you have bias instructions for a 65 BF Deluxe Reverb? Just re-capped the amp and want to make sure the bias is set correctly.

  4. Comment by AnthonyDecember 10, 2014 at 4:52 pm   Reply

    I have a fender deluxe reverb I know it’s old trying to sell so if interested call me 6143736855

  5. Comment by Jon Petter Westerlund — March 10, 2016 at 2:30 am   Reply

    The AB763 pdf shows the incorrect Layout diagram.
    This mistake is also found on several other downloads on the net.
    The Schematic is correct, but the layout is actually the AA763 with the letters changed.
    Would be nice if the Layout actually matched the Schematic.
    Here is a correct one in case you want to correct it.

    thanks for a valuable source of info 🙂

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