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

Alte unbearbeitete Vorder und Rückseite von Höfner E Gitarre 60er Jahre

SINDELFINGEN, 71065, GERMANY

€139

Dieser Artikel unterliegt gem. § 25a UStG der Differenzbesteuerung, ein Ausweis der Mehrwertsteuer auf der Rechnung erfolgt nicht. Aus einer Lagerauflösung kommt diese vorder und Rückseite einer E- Gitarre. Ich bin überzeugt, dass es sich um Teile einer Höfner Gitarre aus den 1960er Jahren handelt. Das Instrument muss ergänzt fertiggestellt und lackiert werden. (siehe Photos) Bitte beachten Sie auch meine anderen Auktionen mit Artikeln aus dieser Lagerauflösung! International bidders are ... more

VINTAGE 1960'S HOFNER - (EGMOND, EKO, KAY) BASS GUITAR TUNER-HIGH STRING SIDE

PLANO, TEXAS, 75093, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$59

SOLID VINTAGE PIECE FOR YOUR BUILD PROJECT OR RESTORATION. OPERATES SMOOTHLY. SMALL(3 / 8 " ) CRACK CAUSING NO DEFLECTION OR SLIPPING. PLEASE NOTE THIS TUNER IS SPECIFIC TO THE HIGH STRING(D, G) SIDE OF HEADSTOCK. THANKS FOR LOOKING! BR 6 / 21 / 18... more

Hofner Easy 1960s President Used

OSAKA JAPAN, JAPAN

$2387

Winter Sale Comes here ! We will give new D'Addario strings for free to All Purchasers!! And We adjust the instrument to best condition before shipping. (Normally $45 service is free) Please suggest me your Best Offer by using the !! Hofner Easy 1960s President Used Color: Sunburst Overall this is in very good condition. Several minor scratch / mark can be seen. Fret shows 70-80% remains. Neck condition is also good. Production year: 1960 BodyType: Semi-hollow Pickup: Passive Tremolo: None ... more

1962-1965 VINTAGE HOFNER SENATOR E1 THIN BRUNETTE SEMI-ACOUSTIC GUITAR

BOBBINGTON, DY75DE, UNITED KINGDOM

£400

1962-1965 HOFNER SENATOR E1 THIN BRUNETTE SEMI-ACOUSTIC GUITAR In excellent condition after professional overhaul - All electrics and pickup working fine Professionally overhauled by Lakestone Guitars in Wolverhampton lakestoneguitars . co . UkAll in fine working order - pickup and all electricsI have had this guitar for around 40 years! Never really played itI have dated it by checking on line especially at vintagehofner . co . uk It is very much a vintage guitar and, as such is definitely a ... more

1967 Hofner 492 12 string guitar

PALM HARBOR, FLORIDA, 34684, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$399

1967 HOFNER 492 12 STRING GUITAR A very attractive guitar! Body is 16 1 / 4" wide, 20 1 / 4" long, and 4 1 / 2" deep. Back and sides are first quality ribbon mahogany in natural color. The top is select spruce in natural blonde. All hand rubbed and highly polished. Top and back are beautifully bound with white celluloid which does not exhibit cracking, and black inlays. The sound hole has elaborate wood inlays all around. Placed neck is built with an adjustable truss rod, rosewood fingerboard, ... more

Vintage Hofner 500 / 8BZ Bass Sunburst 1967

BROOKFIELD, WISCONSIN, 53005, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1349

Vintage Hofner 500 / 8BZ Bass Sunburst 1967 PLEASE CONTACT US WITH ANY QUESTIONS OR FOR AN IN-HAND DESCRIPTION What makes this bass special: Made for only a brief moment in '67, the 500 / 8BZ model offers built-in fuzz & bass boost features in addition to the two traditional "blade" single coils. Dynamite looks with futuristic tones make this Hofner a definite must-have for any bass enthusiast. It has a wonderful, bouncy acoustic tone to it making it really fun to play Cosmetic Condition: ... more

Hofner Congress Guitar Circa 1958 Beautiful Archtop Vintage Guitar

SUTTON, SM1, UNITED KINGDOM

£214

Hi - You're looking at my Hofner Congress Archtop guitar, circa 1958, ser. no. 3xx8, brunette finish. I'm not a vintage guitar expert but bought this 2-3 years ago and loved it - as much for it's Mojo just sitting on guitar stand as much as playing it. Please keep in mind this is a 60 year old guitar and has aged pretty well - I'm sure most of these have long since bitten the dust by now. It has checking to the finish and multiple minor marks. The neck shows heavy wear on both ends but in my ... more

hofner committee 1959 model grand luxe, tres bon etat

MARSEILLE, 13005, FRANCE

€1950

hofner committee de 1959 model grand luxe(rare)en parfaite etat, (sort de chez le luthier pour revision complete, facture a l appuis)insert en nacre sur la crosse et le manche, reliure marbré autour de la caisse et le long du manche motif fleur de lys , sur le dosquelques pets de ci de là mais rien d important(vraimment)sillet un peu fatigué, mais toujours parfaitement operationnelmicro black bar hofnercordier bigsbycaisse et manche en erable flammétouche en ebéneprix raisonnable pour ce ... more

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