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

1970s Epiphone Truss Rod Cover Matsumoku for Aria Japan Lyle MIJ 1974 1975 1976

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, 84105, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

C $39

1970s Epiphone Truss Rod CoverMatsumoku-Made as found on several brands Rare 70s Matsumoku-made Epiphone / Lyle / Aria truss rod cover in very good condition. Thinner B / W ply construction. Ready for your restoration project today! Shipping Note: We insist that parts valued over $20 are shipped with First Class insurance in order to protect ourselves as well as you, our customers! SKU# 3884... more

Gibson Epiphone Les Paul Standard Guitar BRIDGE & TAILPIECE ! Very Clean!

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE, 19810, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$39

Gibson Epiphone Les Paul Standard Guitar BRIDGE & TAILPIECE ! Very Clean! very good used condition - fits all Gibson / Epiphone Les Paul and Stop Tailpiece Model 335 Guitars 'Donor' guitar looked quite new (5 years or less old) and barely played before it suffered a fatal headstock break. All related parts I have listed are in great shape!... more

1970s Epiphone Truss Rod Cover Matsumoku for Aria Japan Lyle MIJ 1974 1973 1972

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, 84105, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

C $39

1970s Epiphone Truss Rod CoverMatsumoku-Made as found on several brands Rare 70s Matsumoku-made Epiphone / Lyle / Aria truss rod cover in very good condition. Thick B / W / B / W construction. Ready for your restoration project today! Shipping Note: We insist that parts valued over $20 are shipped with First Class insurance in order to protect ourselves as well as you, our customers! SKU# 3921... more

Two Vintage 60's GIBSON Epiphone STRAP BUTTONS Black Plastic

MIAMI, FLORIDA, 33143, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$39

Two original vintage Gibson strap buttons that were used on on some 60's Gibson guitars like Melody Makers and some acoustic models. They have normal vintage wear. Screws are included, but I'm not sure if they're original. 7 % sales tax will be added to all items shipped inside the state of Florida. I will ship most of my items to many countries other than USA, but I ask that all buyers contact me before making a purchase. Foreign buyers are responsible for all of their taxes and customs duties.... more

Two Vintage 60's GIBSON Epiphone STRAP BUTTONS SG ES-335 330 175 Casino Les Paul

MIAMI, FLORIDA, 33143, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$39

Two original vintage Gibson strap buttons that came on many mid to late 60's Gibson guitars. They have normal vintage wear. Original screws are included. 7 % sales tax will be added to all items shipped inside the state of Florida. I will ship most of my items to many countries other than USA, but I ask that all buyers contact me before making a purchase. Foreign buyers are responsible for all of their taxes and customs duties. I will NOT declare lower values or declare items as gifts under any ... more

Vintage Lyle A-790 MIJ Epiphone Univox Hollowbody Neck Pickup - Humbucker Size

MOBILE, ALABAMA, 36604, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$39

Neck pickup from a 1960s or 70s Lyle A-790 hollowbody guitar. These were also used on MIJ Epiphone EA-250 Rivieras and other similar Japanese made models from different brands. Made in Japan. I think these are humbucker sized single coil pickups. A nice vintage look with some finish dulling and patina. Missing one "pole piece" screw (It looks like it is just a short screw). Some scratches and wear. Reads 4 46 on my ohmmeter. Photos are part of the description so please view them carefully. ... more

Epiphone Casino Pickguard Replica Bevel 4 Ply Tortoise, Mounting Hardware, New!

HUNTINGTON STATION, NEW YORK, 11746, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

C $39

This is a larger version of the L5 and will fit other models of Gibson and Epiphone Guitars like 337 and more. Item ships in this material unless you specify otherwise on your order. Includes bracket, hardware and felt pads for mounting and shipping in USA. 2nd picture to the right is the new material that I have in stock It is glossy and has a beautiful look to it, looks like a molten volcano Dark reddish color with light swirls in it Photo is accurate White / black / white 3 ply gloss is also ... more

1975 Epiphone Serialized Neckplate & Mounting Screws MIJ Bolt-Ons 5102T Japan

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, 84105, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

C $39

1975 Epiphone Neckplate & Screws Rare serialized-version of the mid-70s MIJ Epiphone neckplate. Comes with original screws. No issues or modifications- just honest patina on the metal and dryness to the sticker. Finish your restoration today! Shipping Note: We insist that parts valued over $20 are shipped with First Class insurance in order to protect ourselves as well as you, our customers! SKU# H126... more
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