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

1961 Epiphone Coronet Scratchplate

CHELMSFORD, CM3, UNITED KINGDOM

£35

1961 Epiphone Coronet Scratchplate. Original not repro. Two tips have broken off and the guard has warped but still fitted on my old 61 Epi Coronet. I sourced a better original guard for £135. Still has the original E on the guard which is often missing Might be worth buying if your vintage Epi has a repro guard / ... more

Epiphone Sheraton 1967 5-Ply Black Pickguard Guitar Vintage Project 60 Deg NEW

APTOS, CALIFORNIA, 95003, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$39

Available is a USA handmade 1967 Epiphone Sheraton 5-Ply Black B / W / B / W / B Pickguard. This has a 60 degree beveled edge just like Gibson uses on their vintage 50's & 60's pickguards. I then hand finish and buff the edges on my polishing arbor for a finished look. This is not a CNC cut, made in China with unfinished edges pickguard. This will fit Sheraton's with 2-1 / 2" (63 mm) spacing between Humbucking pickup rings. I list measurements on my all pickguards as they can vary from year to ... more

1975 EPIPHONE ET WILSHIRE / CRESTWOOD VOLUME KNOB

COLOGNE, GERMANY

C $39

1975 EPIPHONE ET WILSHIRE / CRESTWOOD VOLUME KNOB : * 1 only Allgemeine Geschäftsbedingungen § 1 Allgemeines1. Für die Geschäftsbeziehungen zwischen der Firma music-outlet-shop und dem Kunden gelten die nachfolgenden allgemeinen Geschäftsbedingungen in ihrer jeweils gültigen Fassung. Abweichende Geschäftsbedingungen des Kunden gelten nicht 2. Sämtliche Angebote, unabhängig davon, ob sie telefonisch, per Telefax, Internet, E-Mail oder in sonstiger Weise erteilt werden, sind für die ... 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

Aged Pickguard Short 5 Ply fits to Epiphone Orville ES335 ®

SAARBRüCKEN, 66110, GERMANY

€39

GuitarSlinger Products - Your No. 1 Source For Premium Guitar Parts - From Player To PlayerSee our other items MONTREUX RETROVIBE SERIES - Japan Epiphone Orville 335 Pickguard Aged - #723 - Fits To ES-335® Epiphone Orville 335 Version Authentic Aging Dirt Build Up Vintage Look Correct Dimensions And Materials Great Vintage Vibe Aging Can Vary From Pictures From MONTREUX RETROVIBE SERIES Our Customer Service: Aftermarket Support Friendly Customer Service Best Quality For Best Prices Paypal ... 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 Guitar Gibson Epiphone Flying Vee or Flying V small size

NEWBURGH, INDIANA, 47630, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$39

NO RESERVE!! Free Local Pick Up or FLAT-RATE SHIPPING WITH TRACKING NUMBER AND INSURANCE TO THE LOWER 48-STATES; NO INTERNATIONAL BIDDERS!! Please consider bidding on this great Vintage Guitar Gibson Epiphone Flying Vee or Flying V, small size approximately 33 inches long by 12 tall; 27 ½ inches from the bottom of the V to the end of the tuner. This guitar is in as found-used condition, scratches, dinks, nicks, and missing some pieces. Tuners work as they should. PHOTOS DO A GOOD JOB OF SHOWING... 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
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