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Vintage guitar advertisements

Vintage advertisements; 12 adverts covering a period of 18 years, from 1961 to 1979. Click the images to have a closer look.

Gretsch Sal Salvador - The Perfect Set-UpGretsch Sal Salvador
The Perfect Set-Up
1961

Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody / Nashville PX 6120 - Theres only one thing as comfortable as the back of this guitarGretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody / Nashville PX 6120
Theres only one thing as comfortable as the back of this guitar
1963

Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody / Nashville PX 6120 - DonGretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody / Nashville PX 6120
Don't mess up the mix
1963

Gretsch Guitars - Everything Goes Greater On GretschGretsch Guitars
Everything Goes Greater On Gretsch
1965

Gretsch Chet Atkins Country Gentleman PX 6122 - "Gretsch", Says Chet, "Is Where The Authentic Sound Is."Gretsch Chet Atkins Country Gentleman PX 6122
"Gretsch", Says Chet, "Is Where The Authentic Sound Is."
1966

Gretsch Chet Atkins Country Gentleman PX 6122 - Chet Atkins says: Gretsch Chet Atkins Country Gentleman PX 6122
Chet Atkins says: 'this shape means sucess!'
1966

Gretsch Guitars - Gretsch Puts You in the Swing of ThingsGretsch Guitars
Gretsch Puts You in the Swing of Things
1966

Gretsch Hollow Body Electrics - Are You Cramping Your SyleGretsch Hollow Body Electrics
Are You Cramping Your Syle
1967

Gretsch Chet Atkins Country Gentleman PX 6122 - When you call a guitar a name it better be goodGretsch Chet Atkins Country Gentleman PX 6122
When you call a guitar a name it better be good
1969

Gretsch Roc Jet - Introducing the Gretsch Roc Jet - An Exceedingly Fine GuitarGretsch Roc Jet
Introducing the Gretsch Roc Jet - An Exceedingly Fine Guitar
1971

Gretsch Chet Atkins Country Gentleman PX 6122 - Give Your Sound the Professional EdgeGretsch Chet Atkins Country Gentleman PX 6122
Give Your Sound the Professional Edge
1972

Gretsch Chet Atkins Country Gentleman PX 6122 - The Country GentlemanGretsch Chet Atkins Country Gentleman PX 6122
The Country Gentleman
1979

Vintage acoustic guitar advertisements

Gretsch Flat tops - Listen Closely to this Page and Hear wahat a Gretsch Flat Top Guitar Sounds LikeGretsch Flat tops
Listen Closely to this Page and Hear wahat a Gretsch Flat Top Guitar Sounds Like
1969


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



US ebay listings

Gretsch Nashville Steel Pedal Steel Guitar Amp Amplifier 2x15 Vintage Rare

Current price: $699.00
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Time left: 28d 6h 14m
GRETSCH 6022 JUMBO ACOUSTIC (VINTAGE 1962) LEFT-HANDED "VERY RARE"

Current price: $2900.00
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Time left: 10h 34m
Vintage GRETSCH DOUBLE ANNIVERSARY-1962-Guild Case-2 Tone Green-1960's Rare

Current price: $1899.00
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Time left: 23d 7h 30m
RARE Vintage 70's Playboy HF Modulator by Gretsch in good cond. Hendrix blues .

Current price: $249.00
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1950's GRETSCH "G" CUTOUT TAIL PIECE VINTAGE & RARE & BEAUTIFUL !

Current price: $89.99

Time left: 1d 1h 9m
rare 50s vintage GRETSCH ELECTROMATIC String - with original tag

Current price: $10.99
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UK ebay listings

Vintage GRETSCH DOUBLE ANNIVERSARY-1962-Guild Case-2 Tone Green-1960's Rare

Current price: £1175.92
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Time left: 23d 7h 30m
rare 50s vintage GRETSCH REGULAR String - G string with original tag

Current price: £6.81
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Time left: 7d 19h 40m
HOFNER PRESIDENT - CIRCA 1960 - BLONDE ACOUSTIC - RARE VINTAGE HOFNER!

Current price: £695.00
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Time left: 20d 21h 44m
rare 50s vintage GRETSCH ELECTROMATIC String - with original tag

Current price: £6.81
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Time left: 7d 19h 40m
RARE GRETSCH PLAYBOY HF MODULATOR VINTAGE EFFECTS PEDAL MADE IN ITALY RING MOD

Current price: £204.34
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Time left: 3d 3h 21m
1966 GRETSCH CHET ATKINS COUNTRY GENTLEMAN GUITAR PICKGUARD RARE VINTAGE PARTS

Current price: £73.69
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Time left: 11d 10h 19m
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German ebay listings

Gretsch waverly tuners vintage late '50s - '60s seamed rare 1960 original

Current price: €87.00
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Time left: 1d 14h 46m
Gretsch Name plate headstock vintage 1964 Anniversary RARE chrome part USA 1960s

Current price: €60.00
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Time left: 1d 14h 46m
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