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

Acoustic guitar Hofner senator 1962

PETERLEE, SR8, UNITED KINGDOM

£150

Acoustic guitar Hofner senator 1962. Condition is Used. Collection in person only. a minor surface scratch, shown in pictures, also had neck heel repaired recently, this is shown too. All original parts and plays beautifully still... more

Hofner Guitar-“Vienna” Nylon String Guitar (1958)?

CARRICKFERGUS, BT38, UNITED KINGDOM

£340

Beautiful vintage, 1958??, classic nylon string guitar. It is in exceptional condition, for its age, with only minor blemishes. As can be seen by the unique tally on the headstock it was sold by Matchetts music shop, a family owned concern, still in existence in new premises . That particular shop was blown up in 1972 at the height of the troubles in Belfast, 47 years ago! but the serial number 478 dates it to before this time. The following is from vintage Hofner website: “The predominant ... more

RARE 1959 Hofner CLUB 60 Cherry Sunburst w / TOASTER pickups! #195 made in Germany

CARBONDALE, ILLINOIS, 62901, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1890

Add Me to Your Favorite Sellers Olivia's Vintage would like to present this rare original 1959 Hofner Club 60 in its original Cherry Sunburst finish which shows off a nice flame maple back. Serial number #195. It has a great playing neck with great frets. It's all original with the exception of the strap buttons, 2 coins on the tops of the knobs, and one set screw on the bass side of the treble pickup. It's also 100% complete with the exception of the pickguard. A gig bag is included. This early... more

HOFNER PRESIDENT 1958 ACOUSTIC ARCHTOP GUITAR

SWANSEA, SA3, UNITED KINGDOM

£695

PLEASE NOTE PAYMENT BY PAYPAL NOT ACCEPTED An early President serial #3788 with a body mark 27 / 3 / 58. It has a replacement pickguard. Hard case included E-mail me with any queries, and you are most welcome to call for a trial. I am 77 and have lost most of my hearing, hence the sale If you would prefer to arrange for your courier to collect, I will ensure it is well packed in its hard case and outer carton. PAYMENT: Do NOT pay by PayPal. I don't operate a PayPal cash account Payment may be ... more

HOFNER COMMITTEE 1957

SWANSEA, SA3, UNITED KINGDOM

£1795

PLEASE NOTE PAYMENT BY PAYPAL WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED A very early Committee with the 'fishtail frondose' headstock pattern Serial # 2342 & body mark 8 / 1 / 57 Electrics refurbished with a new bridge pickup (rosewood base retained) and new tone / volume pots (original fittings included)Your choice of tailpiece from the two shown in the photos. E-mail me with any queries, and you are welcome to call for a trial. I am 77 & have lost most of my hearing, hence the sale. If you want to arrange for your... more

60's HOFNER HEADSTOCK LOGO

COLOGNE, GERMANY

$95

60's HOFNER HEADSTOCK LOGO : * gold top * cracked * top part of the F is missing * pins on back are present Allgemeine Geschäftsbedingungen § 1 Allgemeines1. 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 Telefax, Internet, E-Mail oder in ... more

HOFNER 335 STYLE GUITAR, 1960'S, MADE IN GERMANY, CLEAN

TRENTON, NEW JERSEY, 08618, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$799

This is a Hofner 335 style guitar made in Germany in the 1960's. Plays and sounds great. Stamped "2465" on the back of the headstock. Spruce top with a laminate flame maple back. Neck straight. Fingerboard and frets good. One tuner shaft bent, but works fine. Will ship in some type of gig bag, or SSC for protection purposes. Thanks for looking and best of luck!... more

Vintage 60's Hofner / Kapa Guitar Knobs ( 3 total ) Black Volume , Tone , Tone

ALBANY, NEW YORK, 12211, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$45

Vintage 60's Hofner / Kapa Guitar Knobs ( 3 total ) Black Volume , Tone , Tone hard to find , great shape . SEE PHOTOS USA SHIPPING ONLY... more

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