Acoustic Guitar / Amp Advertisements, 1950s-1980s

Vintage advertisements; 6 adverts covering a period of 1 years, from 1969 to 1970. Click the images to have a closer look.

Acoustic Amplifiers - Meet Our Friends - The Spirit

Meet Our Friends - The Spirit
Acoustic Amplifiers - 1969

Acoustic Amplifiers - Meet Our Friends - Blind Faith

Meet Our Friends - Blind Faith
Acoustic Amplifiers - 1969

Acoustic Amplifiers - Meet Our Friends.... The Chambers Brothers

Meet Our Friends.... The Chambers Brothers
Acoustic Amplifiers - 1969

Acoustic Amplifiers - Meet Our Friends - Albert King and Chuck Berry

Meet Our Friends - Albert King and Chuck Berry
Acoustic Amplifiers - 1969

Acoustic Amplifiers - Acoustic Can Offer Unlimited Sound To Infinite Capacity

Acoustic Can Offer Unlimited Sound To Infinite Capacity
Acoustic Amplifiers - 1970

Acoustic Amplifiers - Acoustic

Acoustic's Just Invented The PA System
Acoustic Amplifiers - 1970


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 Acoustic guitars for sale

Vintage Original Circa 1964 Harmony Sovereign Flattop Acoustic Guitar Natural

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, 10003, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$699

Here is an excellent 1960's Harmony Sovereign. A fantastic sounding example with some great vintage vibe. Has a fat neck that feels great in your hands. Plays great for a Harmony. Sounds like Led Zeppelin acoustic tones, super punchy and percussive with a warm, woody jangle. Has some cosmetic wear and other signs of age as any guitar from this era should. These are fantastic sounding acoustics for the value, don't miss it! Guitar is exactly as pictured. Buyer pays $65 shipping in the USA, $125 ... more

Teisco EP-1T 1968 Feather Weight Red Hollow Full Acoustic Guitar Electric Guitar

TOKYO, JAPAN

$529

Please feel free to contact us if you need any further information. First come First served     Buy Now    Teisco EP-1T 1968 Feather Weight Red Hollow Full Acoustic Guitar Electric Guitar Please feel free to contact us if you need any further information. We are "Far East Man" in music instruments store in Japan We pack the guitar very carefully with air cushion, bubble wrap and cardboard box, and we have experienced many international shipping  Please feel free to contact us if you need ... more

Vintage Ventura Acoustic 12 String Wood Guitar Model V-16

CICERO, ILLINOIS, 60804, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$45

This is a 12 strings Ventura V-17 guitar, needs some adjustments, overall it plays and sounds great.... more

vintage contessa acoustic guitar made in Italy 1970s "very beautiful"

SAINT LOUIS, MISSOURI, 63147, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$259

This is a very neat vintage Italian made 70s guitar for its age it's in very good condition although has a few light nicks and scratches but most could be buffed out. also the rosewood bridge has no cracks holds string but needs resetting. the fret board and frets looks very good real rosewood the inside model sticker is missing the model number we came up with is HG-01 .i can't tell all the woods but but most looks very rare including the skunk stripe this guitar comes with all the original ... more

Acoustic Guitar Gibson B-25 1963

JAPAN

$4090

Description Acoustic Guitar Gibson B-25 1963 All the items we provide are 100% authentic First come, first served Condition : Used, Very good condition No problem in use.   Cherry · sunburst wood has spruce top, mahogany side & back, rosewood fretboard, plastic bridge with adjustable saddle. One row engraved Cruson · Deluxe 3 pegs, head angle 14 degree regular neck, thin large pickguard and looks, sounds can be said to be the golden age of B - 25. There are cracks, dents and scratches ... more

1974 Alvarez Classical Acoustic Art Guitar w / HSC

ALLIANCE, OHIO, 44601, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$750

This vintage 1974, hand made in Japan, Alvarez classical guitar sounds great and comes with a hard shell case.... more

1973 Gibson Dove Custom Acoustic Guitar & Original Gibson Hard Case - A Stunner!

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, 64151, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2100

Up for sale is an eye-catching, vintage 1973 Gibson Dove Custom serial number 0000121 in very good to excellent condition with no cracks. Also included is the purple plush original Gibson case purchased in 2011 with the guitar. The case is still very functional but has had past repairs and shows its age. Frets are good, sounds and plays great! As expected after 44 years, there are minor dings and surface crazing (see photos). Because the original bridge was cracked, I had Kansas City's premier ... more

Vintage HOHNER HG12L . 60's / 70's Acoustic Guitar MIJ

ABILENE, TEXAS, 79601, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$200

This vintage guitar made in Japan is well constructed. The action seems to be a little high. It will most likely need some professional adjustments to make it right. The neck is straight. . nothing on this guitar has ever been repaired. Some nicks and scratches from moderate use. No case. No stand. This item may be shipped by another carrier for cost purposes only. Thx for your consideration.... more

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