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 G-10 Goya Guitars (NEW YORK) 6 String Acoustic Guitar Made In Sweden

CHALFONT, PENNSYLVANIA, 18914, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$75

Vintage G-10 Goya Guitars (NEW YORK) 6 string Acoustic Guitar Made In Sweden. Shipped with UPS. PLEASE CONTACT WITH ANY QUESTIONS. BE HAPPY TO SEND MORE PICTURES. NO RETURNS.... more

Vintage Kay Classical Acoustic Guitar! Left or Right Handed! Ready to Play!

FRIENDSVILLE, MARYLAND, 21531, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$79

Vintage Kay Classical Acoustic Guitar w / Case! Has been strung for Left Hand with new strings! Could easily be restrung for right hand. Stamped inside N 12. Back of headstock reads 367 66009 Made in USA. Not sure of model. Very solid guitar in good playable condition with no cracks! Has minor scuffs or marks as shown. Being offered as shown with no returns or refunds. Buyer pays shipping. No international shipping. May throw in old chipboard case if I can find one to fit okay. Please email with... more

1969 Guild D-35 Nt acoustic

PORT HURON, MICHIGAN, 48060, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$900

Beautiful sounding guitar. Has a few Nicks and scratches but good for a 1969... more

1961 Gibson J50 Adjustable bridge acoustic guitar

RAMONA, CALIFORNIA, 92065, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2895

This beautiful guitar has a huge tone and a perfect neck angle / setup. One split near the pick guard was repaired and cleared but no finish work was done externally. No other issues and comes in the original chipboard case. Normal wear for the year and no repairs needed.... more

1934 Martin 0-18 T Tenor acoustic guitar

LOVELAND, OHIO, 45140, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4595

1934 Martin 0-18 T, Lovely Tenor model with rare Sunburst finish, Tortoise pickguard, Ebony Fingerboard, Has light overspray on body with beautiful vintage decorative art work, Lovely sounding with lots of volume, Wonderful instrument, Very good plus condition with original soft case, $4, 595“At Gary’s Classic Guitars we professionally clean, setup & pro pack for safe transit of your new guitar to your door! We would love to earn your business ”... more

VINTAGE VOX Mark XII V223 Teardrop Sunburst 1960s Acoustic Electric Guitar Wcase

OMAHA, NEBRASKA, 68102, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2699

VERY RARE VINTAGE 60's VOX 12 STRING SEMI HOLLOW V223 WITH RARE BLACK NECK WITH ORIGINAL CASE . MADE IN ITALY... more

Defil jazz semi-acoustic archtop guitar sunburst

MANCHESTER, M14, UNITED KINGDOM

£150

A nice archtop guitar that I have owned for almost two years. It's a pleasure to play but I don't use it so much anymore and I need the money. No truss rod so the neck has bent slightly over time, this means the action is a little higher than usual but I've never had a problem. However, could probably be altered with a new bridge Some buzzing on an amp depending what settings the volume and tone knobs are on. Again likely to be an easy fix if you or someone else knows what they are doing ... more

Yamaha 1970s FG-75 Red Label Acoustic Guitar Nippon Gakki Japan w / Case

FLINT, MICHIGAN, 48504, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$99

Yamaha 1970s FG-75 Red Label Acoustic Guitar Nippon Gakki Japan w / Case Condition: good pre-owned condition with some marks / scratches from use Tested and works properly Made in JapanRight handedThere are some cracks on this item- please view pictures for details Come with case as pictured- case has some wear and tears. Pictures are of actual item winning bidder will receive. Payment must be received within 3 days of auction end.... more

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