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

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

CHIARAVALLE, ITALY

£2867

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

Vintage G&L SC-3 1988 Daytona Red w / matching head stock and neck, Super cool !

WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA, 27127, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$795

1988 G&L SC-3. 3 single coil Strat-style, US manufactured. Sounds great, plays like a dream. Solid ash body, rosewood fingerboard. Has a few minor dings / scratches and the tremolo bar is long lost but it's also 31 years old, and they are still available, so there ya go. Made by hand in G&L's California factory while Leo Fender was still there keeping the place running and inspecting a lot of the work himself. This thing is a real gem and the color is the stuff of Sammy Hagar's dreams. I will ... more

Vintage USA Fullerton made 1980s G&L ASAT electric guitar G&L case Leo Signature

CENTRE, ALABAMA, 35960, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1200

Rare Leo Fender Signature Headstock G&L ASAT w / MFDs and CaseMade in Fullerton, CA USA1986-87 This guitar is a 2 owner, the original owner was a professional musician who toured mostly with country bands. From what I was told he only gigged with a couple of years, and then started using another guitar. He sold it to the man who I purchased this beauty from. He has owned it since the 90s, mostly playing it around the house or at church. This guitar is super clean, kept in a smoke free home in ... more

G&L Invader 1980's Very Good Condition.

BEDFORD, PENNSYLVANIA, 15522, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1199

G&L Invader 1980's Very Good Condition I purchased this guitar that was in the case never played for 30 years. The lock down nut wasn't installed and in the original paper bag, I put it on The bridge was still blocked with original blocking .I put them both in the case You have an option slot for a tremolo bar at the top or bottom of the bridge but no tremolo bar was found Hard shell case included There are three individual toggle switches for each pickup The guitar is all original Leo Fender ... more

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

HIGASHIHIROSHIMA-SHI, HIROSHIMA, JAPAN

$1847

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

1983 G&L L-1000 Electric Bass

NORTH RIDGEVILLE, OHIO, 44039, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$950

1983 G&L L-1000 Electric Bass. Low action. Works perfectly.... 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

Stolen G&L ASAT Special Electric Guitar Vintage Leo THIS Was STOLEN On 4 / 21 / 19

LOCK HAVEN, PENNSYLVANIA, 17745, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$699

Do not bid. This was stolen on 4 / 29 / 19 . Thank you Jim. If you find let me know or call 911. G&L ASAT Special Electric Guitar Vintage Leo Fender Neck straight, Clean, Plays and sounds great. Finish came off on front and some wood showing on left side front. (See pictures) Comes with G&L Gig-bag.... more

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