Dan Armstrong Guitar / Amp Advertisements, 1950s-1980s

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Vintage advertisements; 3 adverts covering a period of 3 years, from 1970 to 1973. Click the images to have a closer look.

Dan Armstrong Electric Guitars - Love at First Sound

Love at First Sound
Dan Armstrong Electric Guitars - 1970

Dan Armstrong London - Dan Armstrong Guitars and Basses

Dan Armstrong Guitars and Basses
Dan Armstrong London - 1973

Dan Armstrong London - Dan Armstrong

Dan Armstrong
Dan Armstrong London - 1973


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

Gibson Vintage Reissue Electric Guitar Strings

Gibson Vintage Reissue Strings

These Gibson strings are made to the original 1950s specifications - pure nickel with a great tone - the perfect choice for vintage Gibson (and other) guitars


Vintage Dan armstrong guitars for sale

1970 Ampeg Dan Armstrong mint

FRANKLIN, OHIO, 45005, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$5998

1970 Ampeg Dan Armstrong guitar, mint & original hard case sustain .very few made, interchangeable pick-up one of the coolest guitars made Detailed item info Product InformationThe Ampeg Dan Armstrong Plexi Guitar features a clear acrylic polymer body and interchangeable pickups. And no, this is not your average guitar. The pickups include 1 single-blade Rock Treble and 1 dual-blade Sustain Treble. In addition to their swap-ability, " they are supported tonally by a rosewood bridge with ... more

1970 Ampeg Dan Armstrong near mint

FRANKLIN, OHIO, 45005, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4998

1970 AMPEG DAN ARMSTRONG CLEAR LUCITE BASS NEAR MINT RARE ORIG. HARD CASE Exceptional bass with a powerful pick-up, slight hairline on guard at the input jack, these basses fill the full spectrum of sound, once you see one you never forget it, outstanding sound with outstanding looks. BASS HAS BEEN PROFESSIONALLY CLEANED AND SETUP WITH NEW STRINGS. SAFELY PACKED. PLEASE CALL World wide shipping available Prior to purchase all international customers must contact us for permission to buy & for a ... more

1970 Ampeg Dan Armstrong Lucite Bass owned by Jim Ellison of Material Issue

MURRIETA, CALIFORNIA, 92562, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

C $4454

FREE SHIPPING TO THE "LOWER 48 " !CHECK OUT OUR SUPERB FEEDBACK FOR YOURSELF!CALL FOR A HANDS ON DESCRIPTION OF ALL OF OUR INSTRUMENTS!Guitars West, Inc This piece being offered was owned by the late Jim Ellison of Material Issue (Chicago, IL). We are honored to be able to list several pieces from his extensive collection. This is one of the few basses Jim owned and we are lucky to have it. This is a 1970 Ampeg Dan Armstrong "Plexi" Lucite Bass. This model was first introduced at NAMM in 1969. ... more

1971 Ampeg Dan Armstrong, See-Thru Lucite guitar (DAN0011)

LOVELAND, OHIO, 45140, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4395

1971 Ampeg Dan Armstrong, See-Thru Lucite guitar, Original RB pickup, Rosewood fingerboard, Cool model, Ready to enjoy! EC, Vintage hard case, Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4... more

1970 Ampeg Dan Armstrong Lucite electric guitar

UKIAH, CALIFORNIA, 95482, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3330

This is a rare Ampeg Dan Armstrong lucite electric guitar. It comes with two pickups. The Rock trouble and the country Bass. All electronics work perfectly. Tire stays in tune. Neck is straight. The tuning peg on the e string was cracked off when I bought it. I've owned it for 15 years. It's a great guitar needs to be played. They only made $2, 500 of these.... more

1969 AMPEG DAN ARMSTRONG SEE-THRU GUITAR – GREAT CONDITION

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE, 37203, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3150

For sale is thismagnificent Ampeg Dan Armstrong 1969 guitar. Serial number A1001D. Beautiful tiger-striped extra-dense maple neck, very unusual on these The guitar is in great shape The pickup is the originalCB. I have very interesting other pickups, original RT, an original ST, some prototype Kent Armstrong (Dan's son) which are for sale separately, just ask!Original Ampeg aluminum knobs It even has the screw that holds the pickup in place. Original Schaller machines. I've had Grovers on for ... more

1969 Dan Armstrong / Ampeg Plexi 4-String Bass Guitar D734A + Original Case

MOORESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA, 28117, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2796

1969 Dan Armstrong / Ampeg Plexi 4-String Bass Guitar D734A Original Case an instrument that needs n introduction, all original bass, one tiny hairline split on the edge of the neck adjacent to the SN, ages old glue line repair. Everything works perfectly, original case, center catch and headstock end catch both work, bottom of body catch does not work, case is solid and closes properly vintage Rickenbacker "Phantsmagorian" sticker on the case... more

PRICE DROP Custom 1969 Dan Armstrong bass. Fully customized / returns to original.

GLENDALE, ARIZONA, 85301, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2500

Fully customized Dan Armstrong Bass Custom 1969 Dan Armstrong bass. One of a kind. Fully customized / returns to original. AWESOME!!!. This 1969 Dan Armstrong bass has been customized with no expense spared. Normally I would just let the pictures do the talking, but in this case there's more going on than you can see in the pictures. First a few facts. BIG surprise, I'm NOT the original owner. This is a true 1969 model with a serial number in the mid 800's. The bass was pretty much original when... more

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