Leslie Guitar / Amp Advertisements, 1950s-1980s

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Vintage advertisements; 10 adverts covering a period of 6 years, from 1969 to 1975. Click the images to have a closer look.

Leslie Pro 900 - The Most Exciting Portable Speaker Cabinet Ever Designed for Professional Musicians

The Most Exciting Portable Speaker Cabinet Ever Designed for Professional Musicians
Leslie Pro 900 - 1969

Leslie 825 - Belter Weight Champion

Belter Weight Champion
Leslie 825 - 1970

Leslie Pro 900 - Strand Back

Strand Back
Leslie Pro 900 - 1970

Leslie 950 - The Leslie 950. You Make the Music, It Makes the Show!

The Leslie 950. You Make the Music, It Makes the Show!
Leslie 950 - 1971

Leslie 925 - 925 Has A Power Complex

925 Has A Power Complex
Leslie 925 - 1971

Leslie 18 - Fat New Sounds. Skinny Money

Fat New Sounds. Skinny Money
Leslie 18 - 1971

Leslie 825 - Take  a Free Trial Run on a Leslie Speaker

Take a Free Trial Run on a Leslie Speaker
Leslie 825 - 1973

Leslie 60 - Put a Torch to Your Piano with the Leslie Model 60 Speakers

Put a Torch to Your Piano with the Leslie Model 60 Speakers
Leslie 60 - 1974

Leslie 825 - Ignite the Night With a Leslie 825

Ignite the Night With a Leslie 825
Leslie 825 - 1974

Leslie Amplifiers - Leslie. Keith Emerson Says it Doesn

Leslie. Keith Emerson Says it Doesn't Hurt.
Leslie Amplifiers - 1975


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
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