Dating fender twin
While Fender was just another division of CBS, a number of key figures left the company.
In 1955, Fender developed an amp using the new effect of tremolo that they named the Tremolux.However, Leo's faltering health in the mid-1960s prompted him to put the company up for sale.It was first offerd to Don Randall, the head of Fender Sales, for a million and a half dollars.Leo Fender was kept on as a special consultant for five years, and then left when the contract was up in 1970.Due to a ten year no compete clause, the next Leo Fender designed guitars or amplifiers did not show up in the music industry until 1976 (Music Man).Amplifiers currently produced in Scottsdale, AZ (Amplifier Custom Shop), Corona, CA (U.
S.), Indonesia, Mexico, Japan, Tianjin (China), and Korea.
After high school, Leo Fender became a bookkeeper for employment while he still did radio repair at home.
After holding a series of jobs, Fender opened up a full scale radio repair shop in 1939.
Clarence Leonidas Fender was born in 1909, and raised in Fullerton, California.
As a teenager he developed an interest in electronics, and soon was building and repairing radios for fellow classmates.
Kauffman left K&F in early 1946 and Leo Fender took over.