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

1981 Marshall JCM800 Slant Angle 1982A 1960A Empty Cab Cabinet Plexi 1960b 1982b

TOMS RIVER, NEW JERSEY, 08753, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$375

Marshall JCM800 1982A Checkerboard tolex that has been painted black some time ago. Band logo on back Quad of March 1981 speakers pulled from the cab (not included)  Empty Cab - No speakers / wiring Cab is in good shape considering its age - see pics Corners have a few cracks and a few are missing small pieces All Cosmetic in nature only Cab is solid structurally Handles are solid with one small crack Extra jack added to make the cab stereo Comes with : Empty A Cab Screws to hold speakers in ... more

1980 Park 100 watt NON MASTER VOLUME head Marshall

COVINGTON, KENTUCKY, 41011, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1999

VERY RARE 1980 Park 100 watt NON MASTER VOLUME head. Read this listing and check out the photos here, then look on gbase to get an idea of some current pricing. Though this is an 80, the sound is more like late 60s Marshall. This 1980 Park is an amazing sounding 100 watter - imagine all the wonderful sounds that a great Marshall 100 watter will produce, and here it is. This Park has some cosmetic changes to the exterior - someone changed the logo to a Marshall, one corner is missing, and there ... more

USA Marshall Cabinet Casters Amplifier Amp Guitar JCM JVM DSL 1936 1960 Wheels

TROY, MICHIGAN, 48098, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$35

Brand new set of (4) HEAVY DUTY USA ball bearing casters that fit the newer Marshall cabinets. If you are unsure if these will fit, please ask before bidding. Great alternative to the $90 original casters. Tried and true! These have been put on all of our cabinets as well as 100's of customers! Professionally packed, PRIORITY MAIL, 2-3 days, delivery confirmation. WE OFFER REFUNDS and we will gladly do everything we can to make you happy! Our feedback is 100% and there is good reason for that! ... more

USA Marshall Cabinet Casters Amplifier Amp Guitar JCM JVM DSL 1936 1960 Wheels

TROY, MICHIGAN, 48098, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$35

Brand new set of (4) HEAVY DUTY USA ball bearing casters that fit the newer Marshall cabinets. If you are unsure if these will fit, please ask before bidding. Great alternative to the $90 original casters. Tried and true! These have been put on all of our cabinets as well as 100's of customers! Professionally packed, PRIORITY MAIL, 2-3 days, delivery confirmation. WE OFFER REFUNDS and we will gladly do everything we can to make you happy! Our feedback is 100% and there is good reason for that! ... more

USA Marshall Cabinet Casters Amplifier Amp Guitar JCM JVM DSL 1936 1960 Wheels

TROY, MICHIGAN, 48098, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$35

Brand new set of (4) HEAVY DUTY USA ball bearing casters that fit the newer Marshall cabinets. If you are unsure if these will fit, please ask before bidding. Great alternative to the $90 original casters. Tried and true! These have been put on all of our cabinets as well as 100's of customers! Professionally packed, PRIORITY MAIL, 2-3 days, delivery confirmation. WE OFFER REFUNDS and we will gladly do everything we can to make you happy! Our feedback is 100% and there is good reason for that! ... more

1988 Marshall JCM 800 1960B "Naked" Cab

PHOENIX, ARIZONA, 85006, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$500

A naked cab has been stripped of all of it's tolex and in this case has been stained in black so you can still see the beautiful wood grain showing through Naked cabs sound amazingly clear and unmolested like their covered counterparts Loaded with a quad of well broken in but excellent condition G12T-75's from the year 2009 These speakers sound GREAT in this naked cab. Full range with a brilliant top end sparkle and shine. Upgraded steel handles. Heavy duty 4" casters. I am paying for all fees ... more

Marshall Coffin Badge ( 2nds)

HOWARD LAKE, MINNESOTA, 55349, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$59

Metal 3 " 7 / 8 long. 1 " 1 / 4 high .No screws. The price reflects one badge only . There are two in the picture for the purpose of showing different spots .Some of the letters have little metal dots showing ( not covered with paint) at the end or start of the letter .... more

1969 VINTAGE MARSHALL 4x12, BASKET WEAVE CABINET WITH 4 X G12M-70 DRIVERS

SOUTHPORT, PR9, UNITED KINGDOM

£480

1969 VINTAGE MARSHALL 4x12, BASKET WEAVE CABINET WITH FOUR CELESTION G12M-70 SPEAKERS Up for sale is this Vintage Marshall 4x12 cab circa 1969, loaded with four Celestion G12M-70 speakers as used by Marshall back in the 1970’s. I have kept these four guitar speakers for the restoration, they are not new and some of the labels have faded due to being stored near our sunlight roof but they are in very good condition, fully working and all have clean cones. The Marshall cabinet has been recently ... more

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