G&L Guitar / Amp Advertisements, 1950s-1980s

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Vintage advertisements; 6 adverts covering a period of 2 years, from 1980 to 1982. Click the images to have a closer look.

G&L L-1000 - In to the future... from out of the past

In to the future... from out of the past
G&L L-1000 - 1980

G&L L-1000 - Dee Murray - Bassist Extraordinaire

Dee Murray - Bassist Extraordinaire
G&L L-1000 - 1981

G&L F100-1 - Its the finest vibrato ever

Its the finest vibrato ever
G&L F100-1 - 1982

G&L S-500 - S-500 Guitar Specifications

S-500 Guitar Specifications
G&L S-500 - 1982

G&L L-2000 - The Choice of the Professional

The Choice of the Professional
G&L L-2000 - 1982

G&L L-2000 - Tower of Power Bassist/Vocalist Vito San Filippo and his G&L L-2000E Bass

Tower of Power Bassist/Vocalist Vito San Filippo and his G&L L-2000E Bass
G&L L-2000 - 1982


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 G&l guitars for sale

1985 G&L Broadcaster Black Original Shipping Box Mint w / OHSC!

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 98126, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3399

1985 G&L Broadcaster Up for sale is an exceptionally fine and pretty much near mint 1985 G&L Broadcaster electric guitar in its original black finish. The Broadcaster was one of the first instruments G&L built and is noted for their rarity and that the neck pockets are signed by Leo Fender. This particular example looks as though it has lived in its case most of its life showing little to no signs of wear and even retains the plastic still on the pickguard. This museum quality instrument will ... more

G&L, p;L Rampage Yellow - 1987 Jerry Cantrell

CHIARAVALLE, ITALY

£2743

p;L Rampage Yellow - 1987 Jerry Cantrell font-size: large; " > DESCRIPTION : G&L Rampage Model Anno 1987 Made in UsaYellow finishSeymour Duncan MUSIC INSIDE In the heart, in the head, in the air. In the beat of your days, in what you breath, in what you do, in what you say. In what you think. In your strongest and most sincere passions. The music that leads your choices, guides your decisions. The music that rules. Rock, rhythm, art, anger, love, ideals, guitar. Life. Musicarte is life. The life... more

G&L SB-1 Bass Guitar March 1986

WATERFORD, MICHIGAN, 48328, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2600

I am the second owner of this 1986 G&L SB-1. The pearl white has patina'd to a beautiful color. Plays like a vintage G&L SB-1 should play. Just not a fan personally of the size / shape of the fretboard and like my Fender P-Bass better. Shipped insured. Buyer pays for insurance and shipping. Serial number ties it to March, 1986 production date.... more

Used G&L SB-1 1985 W / GB FreeShipping Sunburst Bass 4 Strings

GUNMA, JAPAN

$2480

G&L SB-1 1985 Description Unlike the current G & L, it sounds a powerful good sound with a very vintage feel. The truss rod also has room and is almost straight with the strings stretched. It will be Schaller PBX pickup that was attached to the initial type only by trial. POD etc. remain as it is. The initial few-rod transition was changed to G & L's original pickup, and I feel that the sorting of the body etc. is also different. The eyes of the tiger are front and back and they are very cool. ... more

1989 G&L ASAT 3 HB w / HSC * VINTAGE *

BELTSVILLE, MARYLAND, 20705, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2399

11011 Baltimore Ave Suite BBeltsville, MD 20705 1989 G&L ASAT 3 HB w / HSC * VINTAGE * Atomic Musichas used its best efforts to inspect the item(s) for sale and create descriptions and furnish photographs that fairly and adequately depict the type, condition and image of the goods at the time of sale Atomic Musicmakes no express or implied warranties or representations regarding the condition or suitability of the goods and to the extent allowed by law, specifically disclaims any express or ... more

Rare ASAT Tele 1986 Sunburst USA Leo Fender G&L Electric Guitar in Case

HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, ARKANSAS, 71913, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1995

* P A W N S H O P * G U I T A R S * Serving The World With Quality Vintage and Used Gear!- Up for sale is a Rare ASAT Tele 1986 Sunburst USA Leo Fender Fullerton G&L Electric Guitar in Case- Very nice playing and sounding guitar with original Leo Fender 3 way, P-90 circuit, built in Fullerton- heavy duty bridge- tons of tone, playability, and mojo in this guitar, built to Leo's Specs and has his personal touch on it!- all original 3 tone sunburst finish- nice low action, fast fret board- has a ... more

AMAZING CUSTOM SHOP G&L L-2500 KILLER AAA FLAME BODY AND MATCHING FLAME NECK

BOULDER, COLORADO, 80305, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1949

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G&L Rampage 1986 Rare Used Left-Handed Guitar Soft Case From Japan

HIGASHIHIROSHIMA-SHI, HIROSHIMA, JAPAN

$1817

Template NRTPNK Steins Gate Taito Kuji B World Line Variation Meter Type Calendar Very Rare DescriptionCONDITION : Good(Work properly)Arrival of a rare rare model! Rampage made by 86 years from G & L, is the Lefty specification! 1 Ham only pickup and very manly simplicity The pickup is equipped with Seymour Duncan's SH-4. It seems that PU exchange is done, but rich middle and power are perfect For the fingerboard, rare ebony is used luxuriously. A very good balance between slightly hard sound ... more

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