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

Carlos Santana's Guitar for Sale Gibson 1982' Chet Atkins Electric Acoustic

SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA, 95112, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$85000

ROCK & ROLL HISTORY FOR SALE! EXTREMELY RARE! Opportunity to purchase and own a piece of Rocks most Influential, • Legendary Guitarist • World Famous • Mega Superstar • Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, • 10 time Grammy Award Winner! • Multi Platinum Records "EL SENOR DE LA GUITARA" CARLOS SANTANA'S 1982' Gibson "Chet Atkins" Classical Electric Acoustic Guitar from the Gibson 'Custom Shop' Edition Guitar! This guitar comes with a letter of Authenticity from Santana management ... more

Pre-war 1943 Martin D-28 Herringbone Acoustic Guitar

JACKSON, MICHIGAN, 49203, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$36000

Prewar 1943 Martin D-28 Herringbone Acoustic Guitar This is it! Your chance to own the legend. My Father acquired this wonderful guitar in the early 60's and spread the joy of music with it the rest of his life. He requested I sell the guitar and split the proceeds between my siblings and I. I was confused why other 1943's and even some 44's were listed as prewar until I did the research and discovered that those d-28's with scalloped bracing are considered prewar even though they were made up ... more

Used 1973 Zemaitis Harp 12-String Acoustic Guitar Natural

ROSLYN, NEW YORK, 11576, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$30599

Add us to your Favorite Sellers! ♥ Questions? We can help! Contact us today! 30-Day Money Back Guarantee Item Description It's pieces like this that make you appreciate the history of the individual guitar as much as the guitar itself. This is an original Zemaitis Harp 12-string acoustic guitar, built by Tony Zemaitis for the original owner named Allen Radu back in 1973. The guitar has a big and bolt 17" lower bout with a cedar top and mahogany back and sides. The bass notes that come out of ... more

Gibson 1947 One Owner L-5P Premier Cutaway Acoustic Guitar Natural with Case

CANTON, OHIO, 44718, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$27380

The guitar pictured is the actual guitar you will receive! At The Farm, we take actual pictures of each instrument and make sure they are fully set-up and ready to play before we ship them. Each instrument goes through a multi-point inspection, followed by a set-up process by our in-house tech staff. We then photograph each instrument with high-quality equipment in our on-site photography studio. We know that details like wood grain and color finishes can vary, so we want you to be able to see, ... more

1944 Martin Herringbone 000-28 Acoustic Guitar #89694 w / Case (Pre-Owned) (Glen Q

SAN RAFAEL, CALIFORNIA, 94901, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$25000

1944 Martin Herringbone 000-28 Acoustic Guitar #89694 w / Case (Pre-Owned) (Glen Quan Private Collection). A very rare 1944 000-28 in great shape. Herringbone and Brazillian Rosewood. This item is part of the Glen Quan Private Collection. Glen Quan, a legend in the Bay Area music scene and an integral part of its development in the early 60’s-80’s, was a player, collector and innovator for his entire life. Glen passed away in 2018, and we are proud to bring Glen and his estate home to ... more

1937 Martin 000-18 Acoustic Guitar & Original Case

OXNARD, CALIFORNIA, 93036, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$23500

Vintage 1937 Martin 000-18 & Original Hard Case. It's in amazing condition. It has some light scratches and finish checking throughout but nothing major. This has all the "Golden Era" specs that have made this guitar famous. It is measures 1 3 / 4" at the nut and a 25 " scale. The neck was reset and bridge replaced by master Luthier David Eichelbaum of Ojia, CA. (The Original bridge is in the case) Everything else is original. It plays and sounds amazing Neck is straight and original frets are ... more

Vintage 1944 C. F. Martin D-18 Acoustic Guitar Great Condition! SOUNDS AMAZING!

WOODLAND HILLS, CALIFORNIA, 91364, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$23500

We are offering a fantastic 1944 C. F. Martin D-18 in near perfect condition. It's totally original in every respect and it sounds as fantastic as it looks. This is an early 1944 (Serial Number # 87378). This highily desirable guitar is one of 381 scalloped braced D18's made in 1944. Made in Nazareth PA. Adirondack Spruce top with Honduras Mahogany back and sides. 1 11 / 16" at the nut with plenty of saddle left. The bridge & bridgeplate, tuners, frets, tortoise pickguard and finish are ALL ... more

1937 Gibson J-35 Acoustic Guitar (GIA0619)

LOVELAND, OHIO, 45140, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

C $19809

1937 Gibson J-35, Tobacco Sunburst, Tortoise Pickguard, Script logo, Mild “V” neck, Three Non scalloped tone bars, Full sounding! VG , Original hard case, $14, 900... more

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