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

1963 HOFNER 500 / 1 BASS "ROOFTOP" MODEL

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, 89130, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3950

NOSTALGICMUSIC CHRISTMAS / NEW YEAR BLOWOUT SALE 1963 HOFNER "CUSTOM " BEATLE BASS- This guitar is coming out of my personal collection. The guitar is in MINT / NEW shape. This bass has a very interesting history. First of all, I got ahold of a friend of mine that had connections to Hofner in the late seventies. They in turn got ahold of Christian Benker who at the time was running Hofner. We purchased some vintage basses from Christian, and put all original Hofner parts- tuners-pickups, control... 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 Senator Guitar From Late 50s - Collection From Loughborough. Jct 23 M1

LOUGHBOROUGH, LEICESTERSHIRE, LE11, UNITED KINGDOM

£275

Hofner Senator Acoustic Guitar From Late 50s - Collection From Loughborough. Junction 23 M1It is in very good condition and doesn't look like it's had much playing. It maybe is starting to give way at the neck joint. The fret board is particularly dirty. It comes in a good condition period carrying case I do not play the guitar, so am unable to answer technical questions. Cash on collection. I will not courier it to you. I'm based in Loughborough, Leicestershire, which is Junction 23 / 24 on the... more

Hofner Verythin Guitar 1965 Concrete Free Shipping

OSAKA JAPAN, JAPAN

$2274

Hofner Verythin Guitar 1965 Concrete Used Color: Red 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: 1965 BodyType: Semi-hollow Accessories: Warranty [International Buyers - Please Note:] Import duties, taxes and charges are not included in the item price or shipping charges. These charges are the buyer's responsibility. Please check with your country's customs office to determine what ... more

Hofner Vintage Acoustic Guitar - 70’s - Made In Germany

FORT PIERCE, FLORIDA, 34946, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$269

70’s Hofner guitar made in Germany. Plays and sounds great. Nice low action. Just set up by a professional luthier. New strings installed. This is one of the nicer examples of this guitar I’ve seen. I’m not positive but I believe this to be a model No 489 the highly polished version with tortoise shell pick guard. This model has Hofner’s patented truss rod and removable neck (which is straight as an arrow).... more

Alte Gitarre Höfner Tonabnehmer Roger Vogelaugenahorn

HOHENSTEIN-ERNSTTHAL, 09337, GERMANY

€1500

Ca. 104 cm. Zustand siehe Bilder. Funktion nicht geprüft.... more

Hofner PRESIDENT Guitare Archtop avec ORIGINAL Coque 1958 No 4622 très rare

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM

€1099

Hofner PRESIDENT Guitare Archtop avec ORIGINAL Coque 1958 No 4622 très rare Cette fiche produit est originalement écrite en anglais. Veuillez trouver ci dessous une traduction automatique en français. Si vous avez des questions veuillez nous contacter. Hofner Président Archtop guitare avec Original Hard Case 1958 aucune 4622 très Rare Ceci est certainement l'un pour la collection! Cette guitare est une joie de jouer avec une belle sonorité chaude à elle Tout cela est original, premier ... more

1975 HOFNER CLUB MODEL 4579 PICKGUARD

COLOGNE, GERMANY

€89

1975 HOFNER CLUB MODEL 4579 PICKGUARD... more

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