Vintage advertisements; 13 adverts covering a period of 18 years, from 1961 to 1979. Click the images to have a closer look.
Theres only one thing as comfortable as the back of this guitar
Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody / Nashville PX 6120 - 1963
"Gretsch", Says Chet, "Is Where The Authentic Sound Is."
Gretsch Chet Atkins Country Gentleman PX 6122 - 1966
Listen Closely to this Page and Hear what a Gretsch Flat Top Guitar Sounds Like
Gretsch Flat tops - 1969
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.