Maestro Guitar / Amp Advertisements, 1950s-1980s

Maestro Rover - The Rolling Tones

The Rolling Tones
Maestro Rover - 1973


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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1965 Gibson SG Special Vintage Electric Guitar Cherry w / Maestro Vibrola, Case

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 98117, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4499

Up for sale, a 1965 Gibson SG Special in excellent condition and in perfect working order. Weighing in at only 6lbs 13oz, this SG is incredibly lively and clear acoustically, ringing out with a bark and authority that only comes from a guitar that's been consistently and lovingly played for decades. The stock P-90s absolutely roar and can deliver everything from glassy, articulate cleans to growling heavy overdrive with ease. Few instruments are as dynamic and simply soulful as this SG Special, ... more

Vintage Circa 1960's Maestro Fuzztone FZ-1B Original Owner's Manual Instructions

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, 10003, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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Here is a vintage original 1960's Maestro Fuzztone FX-1B owner's manual that would have come with the unit. Excellent slightly used condition, as shown. Complete your collection! All Sales Final. Item is as pictured. Buyer pays $10 shipping in the USA, $50 International. NYS buyers pay NYS Sales Tax.... more

1969 Gibson SG Maestro Vibrola Vintage Custom inlay Angus Ace - MAKE OFFER!

ORLANDO, FLORIDA, 32869, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4795

What we have here is a killer 1969 Gibson SG that has been customized in a very Angus Young meets Ace Frehley kinda vibe. Here are the specs . Finish: RefinishedNeck Profile: C profileNeck Thickness (IN): 1st fret: 0 80" / 12th fret: 0 98 " Fingerboard Radius: 12 00Nut Width: 1-9 / 16 inNeck Details: The Original fingerboard has been removed and replaced with a custom made fingerboard with Lightening bolt inlays. Serial number dates to 1969 Electronics: Non-original Manlius humbucker pickups. ... more

1964 Gibson Trini Lopez Custom Special w / Gold Parts Maestro Vibrato & PAF pickup

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

£7028

When ordering from the US, parcels may be subject to import tax and duty charges, which the buyer is responsible to pay. WE ARE FLORIDA'S OLDEST VINTAGE GUITAR SHOP ! 1964 Gibson Trini Lopez Custom "Special" w / Maestro Vibrato & a PAF ! This is one of the coolest guitars ever produced & what still makes this business fun. Where you can still come across 1-of-a-kind guitars every so often where they’ve remained undiscovered until today ! This is, let alone, a very rare fat bodied Trini Lopez ... more

Vintage 1965 Nickel Gibson Maestro Vibrola Tremolo SG Standard ES335 Les Paul 64

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, 60618, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$295

Vintage Correct Parts is proud to offer, for your consideration, A completely original and fantastic Vintage Gibson 1964 - 1965 Nickel "Maestro" Vibrola This killer vintage Gibson Vibrola is a great piece for your vintage restoration Correct for your early 1960's Gibson SG, ES-335 and others. Amazing vintage patina on this one! Missing the engraved cover and the arm These are hard to come by with all their original components You want the best in vintage parts? Then buy from the best! Get it ... more

1964 Gibson Trini Lopez Custom Special w / Gold Parts Maestro Vibrato & PAF pickup

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA, 33327, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$8995

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VINTAGE 1960's USA GIBSON GUITAR GOLD SHORT VIBROLA SPRING MOUNT MAESTRO SG ES

PLANO, TEXAS, 75025, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$195

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Vtg Gibson Maestro Vibrola Tremolo Arm- Rare, Flat w. tip

THOUSAND OAKS, CALIFORNIA, 91362, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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