Epiphone Guitar / Amp Advertisements, 1950s-1980s

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Vintage advertisements; 14 adverts covering a period of 23 years, from 1953 to 1976. Click the images to have a closer look.

Epiphone Emperor - Harry Volpe the Artist Plays Epiphone the Artist Guitar

Harry Volpe the Artist Plays Epiphone the Artist Guitar
Epiphone Emperor - 1953

Epiphone Sheraton - Epiphone Tremotone. Vibrato for the guitar.

Epiphone Tremotone. Vibrato for the guitar.
Epiphone Sheraton - 1962

Epiphone Rivoli - Success Stands Behind This Name - Epiphone

Success Stands Behind This Name - Epiphone
Epiphone Rivoli - 1963

Epiphone Casino - Give Me the Simple Life... and a Great Guitar

Give Me the Simple Life... and a Great Guitar
Epiphone Casino - 1963

Epiphone Casino - These are instruments that go to the top

These are instruments that go to the top
Epiphone Casino - 1964

Epiphone Caiola - Portrait of Guitar Genius with Gifted Guitar

Portrait of Guitar Genius with Gifted Guitar
Epiphone Caiola - 1965

Epiphone Caiola - Tasty Guitar

Tasty Guitar
Epiphone Caiola - 1966

Epiphone Howard Roberts - Jazz guitarist Howard Roberts - Color Him Incredible

Jazz guitarist Howard Roberts - Color Him Incredible
Epiphone Howard Roberts - 1966

Epiphone Riviera - More and More People Every Day Find Us Just That Little Bit Better - In Every Way

More and More People Every Day Find Us Just That Little Bit Better - In Every Way
Epiphone Riviera - 1966

Epiphone Riviera - Now! The Shape of Things To Come

Now! The Shape of Things To Come
Epiphone Riviera - 1967

Epiphone Howard Roberts - Creative Guitar

Creative Guitar
Epiphone Howard Roberts - 1967

Epiphone Riviera - Is There Something Fishy About Epiphone Guitars?

Is There Something Fishy About Epiphone Guitars?
Epiphone Riviera - 1967

Epiphone Electric Guitars - 7 New Epiphones At Fantastic New Prices

7 New Epiphones At Fantastic New Prices
Epiphone Electric Guitars - 1970

Epiphone Casino - Epiphone - world famous quality since 1873

Epiphone - world famous quality since 1873
Epiphone Casino - 1976


Guitar makers have advertised in music magazines such as Down Beat, Guitar Player and very many more. Some manufacturers advertised widely (Guild, Gibson, Fender) but many more didn't and adverts are few and far between. Here are some of my favourite ads out of the ones i've seen. You can browse through all the images from the category links above, or by manufacturer from the links below.

AMPS
Ampeg, Leslie, Marshall, Orange, Peavey, Sunn
GUITARS
Epiphone, Fender, G&L, Gibson, Gretsch, Guild, Hagstrom, Harmony, Martin, Music Man, Rickenbacker, Vox

1967 Epiphone Ad featuring a psychedelic fish playing an Epiphone Riviera 1967 Fender Ad - Full Colour Sound
1967 Epiphone Ad featuring a psychedelic fish playing an Epiphone Riviera 1967 Fender Ad - Full Colour Sound
1973 Fender Stratocaster add - The Worlds Favourite Flying Machine 1972 Gibson Ad featuring BB King - The Man And The Woman
1973 Fender Stratocaster add - The Worlds Favourite Flying Machine 1972 Gibson Ad featuring BB King - The Man And The Woman

Vintage Epiphone guitars for sale

Vintage 1967 Epiphone Riviera E360TD-C Semi-Hollow Body Guitar, Cherry Red

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, 19111, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2200

This is a 1967 Kalamazoo Epiphone Riviera E360TD, made at the Gibson factory, same production line with the more famous Gibson ES 335. According to the serial number 810457, it should be made around the year of 1967. or very earlier of 1968. It’s a Players Guitar, because there are several modifications done to it. It plays and sounds very awesome, the action on the fingerboard is very low and comfortable. Neck Headstock has a line that the previous owner tried to make it looks like a Gibson ... more

Epiphone epiphone semiako guitar ELITIST 1965 CASINO NAT

NIPPON, JAPAN

$2689

EMS 2-3weeks arrive! If you have a Question or Request Please contact me �¨CLICK We will update the stock once a month!! This is a Receiving orders, Please make sure delivery date! Please make sure before bidding. It will takes 2-3weeks! If you need ASAP! I can answer ASAP! Shipping to Europe, South America and Africa needs shipping cost, I am happy to answer all questions. I try to reply within 24 business hours. I accept returns for 30days if I make mistake. Add me to your Favorite Sellers ... more

Epiphone 1962 Olympic Special 2PU specification Electric Guitar Used from japan

KORIYAMA, JAPAN

$2346

Item DescriptionRare! Epiphone Olympic Special 2PU specification made by 1962 (Gibson Melody Maker) / Vintage good A very rare one has arrived! Epiphone It is a model of Olympic Special 2 pickup specification made in 1962. This one arrived in one of the 1962 manufacture, It is a model sold by Gibson Melody Maker under Epiohone brand name. Basically made, the specification is exactly the same as Gibson Melody Maker, Only the headstock shape has become the specification of Epiphone · original, ... more

Epiphone Elitist 1964 Texan FT-79N Limited Edition Antique Natural

JAPAN

$2058

TitleDescriptionWhy choose us? 2 Years Guarantee Our Products are 100% Authentic. You always have the right to a 2-years guarantee. We have experienced many international shipping. We guarantee the safety, security, and privacy of your valuables. The Guarantee Covers Any material or manufacturing defect recognised by Far East Man Music After Sales Service team. Length Of The Guarantee Some of our products comes with 2 years from the date of purchase. Our company "Far East Man" is a musical ... more

Epiphone / Limited Edition Elitist 1966 Custom Riviera Outfit

JAPAN

$2899

letitblEpiphone / Limited Edition Elitist 1966 Custom Riviera OutfitItem DescriptionRiviera, which has been produced in the 1960s limited revival in the Japanese-made ELITIST series! Over the 1962 to 1970 years, Gibson Kalamazoo Epiphone hollow body model Riviera, which has been produced in the factory, Robben Ford and Otis Rush, is a model that has been loved by many famous guitarists such as Lou Reed. Originally, it was intended trapeze tailpiece or Bigsby tremolo specification, but this ... more

Epiphone 1958 Century Japan USED Free shipping ta50067

OKINAWA, JAPAN

$2480

Epiphone 1958 Century·Condition : Used · There are small cosmetic wear but there is no noticeable scratches or damage. Ex condition! · ·The neck is straight. Play condition is excellent. ·Truss rod : Unknown ·The decrease of fret is 30%. ·Sale with Hard Case, No document. We may be able to find for you if the item you are looking for is not on my online shop We will search your requested item that you want to buy and offer it for reasonable price Any instruments are OK for sale, such as ... more

Epiphone Limited Edition 1958 Korina Flying V beutiful rare JAPAN EMS F / S*

TOKYO, JAPAN

$628

Template ICNBRN2 ◆ Thank you for visiting my shop ◆ I sell a lot of Japanese instruments. Please also check the list of my shop!Enjoy shopping!! Description *2017 Epiphone Limited Edition 1958 Korina Flying V Epiphone Search Gibson Flying V It is hardly used by 2017. There are also accessories, truss rod wrench. Rose of the finger board is black and it is black. In addition, due to the outlet item, there is a dent in the vicinity of the slip stopper of the main body. ... more

Epiphone Limited Edition 1984 Explorer Ex Alpine White

JAPAN

$1198

EMG81 & 85 equipped models that represent the active PU appeared! Explorer model 1984 Explorer representing a deformed electric guitar by Gibson direct brand Epiphone. The traditional Explorer model has a pickguard, but this model follows the 1984 style of the pickgar dress that was popular during the HR / HM heyday. We adopt black parts for parts. PU is equipped with EMG 81 & 85, a standard of active PU. You can hear the sound of the core that can not be crushed by low noise even for severe ... more
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