Hofner Guitar / Amp Advertisements, 1950s-1980s

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Vintage advertisements; 4 adverts covering a period of 8 years, from 1966 to 1974. Click the images to have a closer look.

Hofner Verithin - Hofner Have Done The Impossible

Hofner Have Done The Impossible
Hofner Verithin - 1966

Hofner 500/1 - Hofner The World

Hofner The World's Most Popular Guitars!
Hofner 500/1 - 1967

Hofner President - Hofner is Not the Best Guitar in the World But it is By Far the Best in its Class

Hofner is Not the Best Guitar in the World But it is By Far the Best in its Class
Hofner President - 1968

Hofner G500/1 - When we asked Alice Cooper

When we asked Alice Cooper's Dennis Dunaway why he plays a Hofner bass, this is what he said:
Hofner G500/1 - 1974


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 Hofner guitars for sale

Hofner Bass guitar raised Headstock logo 1960's

WARRIOR, ALABAMA, 35180, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$50

Hofner Bass guitar raised Headstock logo. Removed from 1965 Hofner bass correct from 65 to 67 has original finish is in 3 pieces but clean and easy to glue back together.... more

VINTAGE 1960'S HOFNER - (EGMOND, EKO, KAY) BASS GUITAR TUNER-HIGH STRING SIDE

PLANO, TEXAS, 75093, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$59

SOLID VINTAGE PIECE FOR YOUR BUILD PROJECT OR RESTORATION. OPERATES SMOOTHLY. SMALL(3 / 8 " ) CRACK CAUSING NO DEFLECTION OR SLIPPING. PLEASE NOTE THIS TUNER IS SPECIFIC TO THE HIGH STRING(D, G) SIDE OF HEADSTOCK. THANKS FOR LOOKING! BR 6 / 21 / 18... more

VINTAGE 1960'S HOFNER - (EGMOND, EKO, KAY) BASS GUITAR TUNER-LOW STRING SIDE

PLANO, TEXAS, 75093, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$59

SOLID VINTAGE PIECE FOR YOUR BUILD PROJECT OR RESTORATION. OPERATES SMOOTHLY. SMALL(3 / 8 " ) CRACK CAUSING NO DEFLECTION OR SLIPPING. PLEASE NOTE THIS TUNER IS SPECIFIC TO THE LOW STRING(A, E) SIDE OF HEADSTOCK. THANKS FOR LOOKING! BR 6 / 21 / 18... more

60es VINTAGE HOFNER ELECTRIC GUITAR PICKUP USED AS IS

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, 11235, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

C $67

Hi .- this is vintage 60es HOFNER ELECTRIC GUITAR PICKUP USED in Not working condition. Sold AS IS for parts or fix ONLY !!. Please do not bid if You are not sure Thank You Returns are accepted, but You must understand that first time shipping fee will be spent for delivery this item to You So - if You change You're mined and want to return - You will pay for shipping 2 times for 2 ways and restock fee  00Thank You. Shipping USA domestic - $9 99 Canada - .. $39 99Any International ... more

HofnerGuitar :Tuners:Vintage 1960s: for Senator / Congress or Project:Excellent.

SALTBURN, CLEVELAND, TS12, UNITED KINGDOM

£75

A Matching set of original, Vintage, 1950s / 60s, Hofner, Tuners from a Hofner Senator but would fit a Hofner Congress or project guitar Good working order ,with original Brass screws Ask any questions:Free delivery to any UK, mainland address Collection / Inspection welcome Overseas sale welcome through ebay's Global Shipping Programme.... more

VINTAGE 1060'S HOFNER BASS GUITAR TUNER-LEFT "E" AND "A" STRING SIDE

PLANO, TEXAS, 75025, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$79

TURNS SMOOTHLY. SMALL BIT OF PLATING LOSS ON POST. BUTTON IS SOUND PLEASE NOTE THIS TUNER IS SPECIFIC TO THE LEFT SIDE OF HEADSTOCK(AS YOU FACE THE FRONT). POST HEIGHT FROM MOUNTING SIDE OF PLATE: 1-1 / 8" MOUNTING SCREW HOLE SPACING: 1-1 / 8" THANKS FOR LOOKING!... more

Hofner Compensator Tailpiec 1950s President Senator Congress Archtop Guitar

KESWICK, CUMBRIA, CA12, UNITED KINGDOM

£90

Here you have a genuine Hofner Compensator tailpiece to fit all full depth Hofner guitars ie President, Senator and Congress In excellent condition, one of the best i have seen !... more

VINTAGE 1969 HOFNER 12 STRING GUITAR NUT FOR NECK GERMANY MODEL 490 1970

PLANO, TEXAS, 75025, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

C $92

NORMAL LIGHT WEAR WITH VINTAGE PATINA, STRING GROOVES ARE ORIGINAL SIZE, NOT OVERSIZED, INCLUDES ORIGINAL MOUNTING SCREWS .THANKS FOR LOOKING!... more

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