Epiphone Guitar / Amp Advertisements, 1950s-1980s

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Vintage advertisements; 14 adverts covering a period of 23 years, from 1953 to 1976. Click the images to have a closer look.

Epiphone Emperor - Harry Volpe the Artist Plays Epiphone the Artist Guitar

Harry Volpe the Artist Plays Epiphone the Artist Guitar
Epiphone Emperor - 1953

Epiphone Sheraton - Epiphone Tremotone. Vibrato for the guitar.

Epiphone Tremotone. Vibrato for the guitar.
Epiphone Sheraton - 1962

Epiphone Rivoli - Success Stands Behind This Name - Epiphone

Success Stands Behind This Name - Epiphone
Epiphone Rivoli - 1963

Epiphone Casino - Give Me the Simple Life... and a Great Guitar

Give Me the Simple Life... and a Great Guitar
Epiphone Casino - 1963

Epiphone Casino - These are instruments that go to the top

These are instruments that go to the top
Epiphone Casino - 1964

Epiphone Caiola - Portrait of Guitar Genius with Gifted Guitar

Portrait of Guitar Genius with Gifted Guitar
Epiphone Caiola - 1965

Epiphone Caiola - Tasty Guitar

Tasty Guitar
Epiphone Caiola - 1966

Epiphone Howard Roberts - Jazz guitarist Howard Roberts - Color Him Incredible

Jazz guitarist Howard Roberts - Color Him Incredible
Epiphone Howard Roberts - 1966

Epiphone Riviera - More and More People Every Day Find Us Just That Little Bit Better - In Every Way

More and More People Every Day Find Us Just That Little Bit Better - In Every Way
Epiphone Riviera - 1966

Epiphone Riviera - Now! The Shape of Things To Come

Now! The Shape of Things To Come
Epiphone Riviera - 1967

Epiphone Howard Roberts - Creative Guitar

Creative Guitar
Epiphone Howard Roberts - 1967

Epiphone Riviera - Is There Something Fishy About Epiphone Guitars?

Is There Something Fishy About Epiphone Guitars?
Epiphone Riviera - 1967

Epiphone Electric Guitars - 7 New Epiphones At Fantastic New Prices

7 New Epiphones At Fantastic New Prices
Epiphone Electric Guitars - 1970

Epiphone Casino - Epiphone - world famous quality since 1873

Epiphone - world famous quality since 1873
Epiphone Casino - 1976


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 Epiphone guitars for sale

Epiphone Genesis Deluxe -Sunburst- 1980 circa made

JAPAN

$628

DescriptionWe sell a lot of Electric guitar. Here is the category of Electric guitar Color: Sunburst system state: B : usually no problems in applications to be used year of manufacture: 1980's pickup: Passive pickup configuration: HH the number of frets: 22 fret neck Scale: Medium weight: 4 90kg body material: mahogany tremolo: No finger plate : Rosewood neck joint: set neck neck material: mahogany accessories: hard case, warrantyShipping DestinationAreaCostestimated delivery timeTracking & ... more

1980's Epiphone X-1000 Electric Guitar Neck Thru Body Steinberger KB Stable

CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$395

Epiphone X-1000 Electric Guitar, in good used condition. Emg pickups, Steinberger KB bridge. The Steinberger bridge has been professionally fixed. It stays in tune and functions both in the locked position and in the tremolo position. Two stable stress cracks between the bridge pickup and the tremolo. Offset double cutaway body, neck-through-body, 24-fret bound ebanol fingerboard with white chevron inlay, six-on-one-side , bound rounded point headstock, black hardware, tremolo, two single coil /... more

1962 Epiphone Frontier Acoustic Guitar (EPA0312)

LOVELAND, OHIO, 45140, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$5395

1962 Epiphone Frontier, Deluxe model, May have gone back to the factory and refinished Cherry Sunburst like a Hummingbird, Very cool early example with shorter peg head, Rope & Cactus pickguard, 1 & 11 / 16 inches wide nut, Gold hardware, Adjustable bridge with White ceramic insert, Attractive Flamed Maple back, Fine sounding! Excellent vintage condition, Non original hard case... more

Vintage Original Circa 1976 Epiphone SC450 Scroll Electric Solid Body Guitar

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

$1299

Vintage original circa 1976 Epiphone SC450 Scroll guitar. Plays and sounds killer. Original humbucking pickups are super warm and punchy and screaming with distortion. Guitar has a real nice and unique tone. Super warm sounding. Comes with a vintage Ovation hard case that fits it well. Guitar is exactly as pictured. Buyer pays $65 shipping in the USA, $125 to Hawaii or Alaska, $250 International, $300 to Australia. Pay Pal Accepted. International Buyers – Please Note: Import duties, taxes, and... more

New Epiphone Limited Edition 1984 Explorer EX Alpine White Electric Guitar #4

TOKYO, JAPAN

$980

New Epiphone Limited Edition 1984 Explorer EX Alpine White Electric Guitar #4 Condition: New ■Condition Please check the photo for detailed condition of the product. Body: Mahogany Neck: Mahogany Neck shape: Slim taper D shape Scale: 24 75 inches Fingerboard: Rosewood Fingerboard R: 12 inches (about 305 mm) Nut width: 1 68 inches (about 43 mm) Pickup: EMG-85, EMG-81 Control: 1 volume, 1 tone Use 9V battery Bridge: LockTone Tune-O-Matic Tail piece: stop bar Hardware: Black Peg: Glover Color: ... more

Epiphone Inspired by "1966" Century (Aged Gloss Cherry)

JAPAN

$740

DescriptionWe sell a lot of Electric guitar. Here is the category of Electric guitar State: S: NewShipping DestinationAreaCostestimated delivery timeTracking & InsuranceExpedited (EMS)World widePlease refer to the shipping and payments 3-10 DaysYes! The lowest price and estimated delivery time are estimated to USA. Other areas may need more time. There is a possibility that there are products for which a shipping cost table is not applied Please check with shipping & payment. If the item is ... more

Epiphone Explorer 1958 Goth Electric Guitar Satin Black

CARLISLE, , CA38UU, UNITED KINGDOM

£399

Goth '58 Explorer The Goth ’58 Explorer puts a new twist on a vintage favorite with a Pitch Black color finish to become the dark knight of our Goth collection. With its angular, asymmetrical body and pointed headstock, the legendary Explorer was light years ahead of its time when it was first introduced in 1958. In fact, the Explorer was such a radical departure that only around 100 of the famed instruments were produced at the legendary Kalamazoo factory. What few originals remain are now ... more

1965 EPIPHONE CRESTWOOD / WILSHIRE HUMBUCKER PICKUP - made in USA

COLOGNE, GERMANY

$575

1965 EPIPHONE CRESTWOOD / WILSHIRE HUMBUCKER PICKUP - made in USA : * NICKEL cover * some yellow paint on cover = check pic 4 * reads 7, 1 K Allgemeine Geschäftsbedingungen § 1 Allgemeines 1. 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... more
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