Marshall Guitar / Amp Advertisements, 1950s-1980s

Vintage advertisements; 17 adverts covering a period of 13 years, from 1966 to 1979. Click the images to have a closer look.

Marshall Amplifiers - Beat Instrumental Polls 1966

Beat Instrumental Polls 1966
Marshall Amplifiers - 1966

Marshall Amplifiers - Now it

Now it's Marshall "200"
Marshall Amplifiers - 1966

Marshall Amplifiers - Tiles - exclusively Marshall

Tiles - exclusively Marshall
Marshall Amplifiers - 1966

Marshall Amplifiers - The Sound Of Sucess

The Sound Of Sucess
Marshall Amplifiers - 1967

Marshall Amplifiers - Top Singers - Top Groups Top Sounds By Marshall

Top Singers - Top Groups Top Sounds By Marshall
Marshall Amplifiers - 1968

Marshall Amplifiers - All Right, You Guys. So Impress Me

All Right, You Guys. So Impress Me
Marshall Amplifiers - 1969

Marshall Amplifiers - You

You're Not Just a Pretty Face, Baby
Marshall Amplifiers - 1969

Marshall Amplifiers - Hit the Road, Jack

Hit the Road, Jack
Marshall Amplifiers - 1969

Marshall Amplifiers - Food For Thought. Vanilla Fudge. Grapefruit. The Toast.

Food For Thought. Vanilla Fudge. Grapefruit. The Toast.
Marshall Amplifiers - 1970

Marshall Amplifiers - This is How You Look to the A&R Man

This is How You Look to the A&R Man
Marshall Amplifiers - 1970

Marshall Supafuzz 1975 - Marshall Law 1 & 2

Marshall Law 1 & 2
Marshall Supafuzz 1975 - 1970

Marshall Amplifiers - The Sound Bouncer

The Sound Bouncer
Marshall Amplifiers - 1970

Marshall Amplifiers - Let em hear it like it is

Let em hear it like it is
Marshall Amplifiers - 1971

Marshall Amplifiers - Hear No Evil

Hear No Evil
Marshall Amplifiers - 1971

Marshall 1959 - The Marshall Winter Collection

The Marshall Winter Collection
Marshall 1959 - 1973

Marshall Amplifiers - Power Zone

Power Zone
Marshall Amplifiers - 1973

Marshall Club and Country 4140 - Rose-Morris Marshall

Rose-Morris Marshall
Marshall Club and Country 4140 - 1979


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 Marshall guitars for sale

2 Matched Marshall Plexi lead Mustard capacitor .1uF 400V Vintage NOS Mullard

APELDOORN, 7324, NETHERLANDS

C $42

1 Matched Duet NOS PHILIPS MULLARD MUSTARD 0 1uF / 400V / 10% vintage tone capacitor. This auction is for 2 pcs NOS PHILIPS MULARD MUSTARD 0 1uF / 400V / 10% vintage tone capacitorThese are new and tested for leakage and value. All are within 10% tolerance so no D O.A!See pictures for value and date code etc. Stock is getting low so get them while you still can. Ideal for a DIY project or Restoration of Vintage tube amps like Vox, Marshall etc. These are original NOS MULLARD MUSTARD capacitors ... more

Marshall JCM800 2203ZW Zakk Wylde 1960 Cabinet 100W Half-Stack

ZORY, 44240, POLAND

$4100

Marshall JCM800 2203ZW Zakk Wylde with 1960 Zakk Wylde Signature Cabinet 100W Half-Stack. The amplifier and the cabinet are in the great visual and technical condition. Everything works perfectly and there are no mods. There are only 600 pieces worldwide. The amazing NOS Svietlana 6550 winged C tubes are inside. The oryginal documents are included.... more

Marshall 1960AV 4x12 Guitar Cabinet

SAVANNAH, GEORGIA, 31405, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$549

Marshall 1960AV 4x12 Guitar CabinetGreat condition!Local pickup only. Located in Rincon, Ga just 30 minutes north-west of Savannah. We're just 4 miles off I95 near I16.... more

1979 Marshall JMP 2203 100 Watt Tube Guitar Head

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, 84107, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1899

For sale is a used 1979 Marshall JMP 2203 100 Watt Tube Guitar Head. This amp is in very good condition with typical dings and some wear in the Tolex. Everything on the head looks to be original. The tubes have plenty of life left in them Domestic Shipping:Shipping anywhere in the continental USA is $70 via UPS ground. We pack our packages very well; ship with full insurance and signature confirmation so there is no risk for you the buyer. Utah residents please add 7 05% sales tax.... more

1970 Marshall Super Lead 100 w / 2x12 Cab!

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 98126, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2899

1970 Marshall Super Lead 100 w / 2x12 Cab DescriptionUp for sale is a super cool 1970 Marshall Super Lead 100 head w / aftermarket 2x12 speaker cab. The head itself has seen a number of mods over the years, most of which have been reversed. The chassis is now housed in an aftermarket head case with an incredibly cool green tolex. Sounds killer and is loud as can be. The 2x12 cab has matching tolex and dual 12 inch speakers. Sounds huge! Sold as a set and won't be split up. DetailsYear: 1970 ... more

Marshall 1960B 300-Watt 4x12-Inch Straight Guitar Extension Cabinet

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, 10002, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1099

Marshall 1960B 300-Watt 4x12-Inch Straight Guitar Extension Cabinet Marshall 1960B 300-Watt 4x12-Inch Straight Guitar Extension Cabinet with with Celestion G12T-75 Speakers Nothing personifies the image of rock 'n' roll more completely than a wall of Marshall stacks. Though often imitated, nothing compares to the original. The 1960B is the straight version that features 4 G12T-75 speakers and is the perfect addition to your stage or recording rig! It's ideal for players who appreciate clarity ... more

Marshall 1974 JMP Master PA 100w Head Model #2003

BAGSHOT, GU19, UNITED KINGDOM

£995

Marshall 1974 JMP 100w Master PA Head Model #2003 Serial Number S / A 7178F Video demo coming soon Very clean and original JMP Master PA 100w Head Think of it as a JMP Super Bass, with a little less gain, but with factory fitted master volume and effects loop, so no need to mod that precious JMP Head box in great original condition with some marks / nicks / cuts as seen in the images Recently serviced with a fresh set of four Svetlana EL34's and an older set of Marshall branded ECC83's (five... more

Sweet 1977 Marshall JMP 50 Watt Master Lead Mk 2 & Matching 4X12Cab Black Blacks

OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON, 98501, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2695

Worldwide Shipping Amazing 1977 Marshall JMP 50 Watt Master Lead Mark 2 & Matching Cabinet Serial Number: 04866K , "This is a to Die for Set" 50 Watt Master Lead Mark 2 Head, 4 X 12 A Cabinet loaded with the stock Rola Celestian 25 Watt Black Backs. This is truly an amazing ½ Stack. What a sound this delivers, we have gone through it cleaned it and Oh My Gosh, Marshall Heaven. This was owned by a Band “The Shifters” there is also a #3 Stenciled on the back of the Head. Very Cool ! ... more

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