Hofner Guitar / Amp Advertisements, 1950s-1980s

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Vintage advertisements; 4 adverts covering a period of 8 years, from 1966 to 1974. Click the images to have a closer look.

Hofner Verithin - Hofner Have Done The Impossible

Hofner Have Done The Impossible
Hofner Verithin - 1966

Hofner 500/1 - Hofner The World

Hofner The World's Most Popular Guitars!
Hofner 500/1 - 1967

Hofner President - Hofner is Not the Best Guitar in the World But it is By Far the Best in its Class

Hofner is Not the Best Guitar in the World But it is By Far the Best in its Class
Hofner President - 1968

Hofner G500/1 - When we asked Alice Cooper

When we asked Alice Cooper's Dennis Dunaway why he plays a Hofner bass, this is what he said:
Hofner G500/1 - 1974


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 Hofner guitars for sale

HOFNER GALAXY - made in GERMANY

COLOGNE, GERMANY

$444

HOFNER GALAXY - PROJECT : * alder body finished in red sunburst, has some gaffa tape residue * maple neck with rosewood fingerboard * tremolo base is included - nothing else * will be shipped disassambled in 2 pieces Allgemeine Geschäftsbedingungen § 1 Allgemeines 1. 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... more

Hofner Verythin Guitar 1965 604-7965-67290

JAPAN

$2421

Description For items listed to go on sale in the shop, it may have already been sold. Before you buy the item, Please contact us! Thank you for your support Payment We accept PayPal only Shipping About shipping We will ship by EMS or Fedex. (with tracking number, perfect insurance) Shipping Duration 3 ~ 14 daysTerms of Sale If you have unpaid items reported, we would not be able to accept your bid International Buyers - Please Note: Import duties, taxes and charges are not included in the... more

Hofner Club 50 1961 Hollowbody w / Case

HUNTINGTON, INDIANA, 46750, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1499

For sale is a Hofner Club 50 1961 Hollowbody w / Case in Very Good Condition!Just been cleaned, restrung and set up! Sounds and plays great!Bridge pickup has a weaker signal but still works fine!... more

1968 HOFNER VIOLIN BASS TRUSS ROD COVER

COLOGNE, GERMANY

$135

1968 HOFNER VIOLIN BASS TRUSS ROD COVER 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 Firma music-outlet-shop ... more

Hofner 500 / 1 1964 �Ÿ 2 piece neck

JAPAN

$8044

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

Vintage Original 1967 Hofner 500 / 1 Beatle Bass Sunburst w / Vintage Soft Case

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, 10002, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

C $3281

Here's a killer example of a circa 1967 Hofner 500 / 1 Beatle Bass. Neck angle is excellent and action is low with good playability and no buzz or issues. The neck is nice and straight. Original Hofner pickups are warm and full of vintage tone. Has that classic vintage thump tone. Nice and warm and fat. A wonderful bass for gigging and recording. Perfect for the player and collector alike. Comes with a nice vintage case, too. Bass is exactly as pictured. Buyer pays $65 shipping in the USA ... more

1954 Höfner Committee with 50's DeArmond Rhythm King 1000 pickup

HATTEM, 8051EG, NETHERLANDS

€3190

Stunning Höfner Committee from 1954 (serial # 2122) in excellent condition. Completely restored by luthier Wout Bosma from Luthiers Dordrecht, The Netherlands to top condition. Has a new carved, solid sprude top, new pickguard en new - type and period correct - replacement tuners. Beautiful figered walnut sides and back. Plays very smooth and has a great sound. Comes with a 50's DeArmond Rhythm King 1000 pickup, new tweed HSC and matching strap.... more

1975 HOFNER CLUB MODEL 4579 PICKGUARD

COLOGNE, GERMANY

€77

1975 HOFNER CLUB MODEL 4579 PICKGUARD... more

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