Rickenbacker Guitar / Amp Advertisements, 1950s-1980s

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Vintage advertisements; 3 adverts covering a period of 3 years, from 1964 to 1967. Click the images to have a closer look.

Rickenbacker 1996 - Todays Most Sensational Guitar Sound

Todays Most Sensational Guitar Sound
Rickenbacker 1996 - 1964

Rickenbacker 1996 - Rickenbacker The Beatle Backer

Rickenbacker The Beatle Backer
Rickenbacker 1996 - 1965

Rickenbacker Twelve Strings - Now A New Dimension In Sound! Twelve Strings

Now A New Dimension In Sound! Twelve Strings
Rickenbacker Twelve Strings - 1967


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 Rickenbacker guitars for sale

Super clean 1987 Rickenbacker 620 / 12

CAPISTRANO BEACH, CALIFORNIA, 92624, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1950

Super clean 1987 Rickenbacker 620 / 12 . Condition is Used. Shipped with USPS Parcel Select Ground.... more

1960 Rickenbacker COMBO 425 Free shipping og5060

OKINAWA, JAPAN

$3210

1960 Rickenbacker COMBO 425 Free shipping og131·Condition : Used · There are small scratches or paint peeling and dent, but not noticeable much, Good condition. · ·The neck is straight. Play condition is excellent. ·Truss rod : Unknown ·The decrease of fret is 30%. ·Sale with Original Hard Case, No document. We may be able to find for you if the item you are looking for is not on my online shop We will search your requested item that you want to buy and offer it for reasonable price Any ... more

1989 Rickenbacker JG 620 Six String! Made In The USA!!!

LAGUNA HILLS, CALIFORNIA, 92653, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2495

1989 Rickenbacker JG 620 Six String!Condition is Used. This guitar has no modifications! Factory exact! It was made December 1989! Serial number is L2-5512! Original case! Both guitar and case are near mint condition, except for a few belt buckle scratches on the back! I bought this guitar, brand new in Lawndale, California! It has been gently played! It has been in my closet for twenty years! Time to sell! The tuners were made in Germany! To find one in this shape IMPOSSIBLE!! Plays like ... more

Vintage 1960's Rickenbacker Model 425 Guitar Project Husk for Restoration Repair

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, 11211, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$599

This listing is for a Vintage 1960's Rickenbacker Model 425 Electric Guitar. This guitar is being sold AS-IS for repair or restoration and needs major professional repairs. The guitar comes as pictured and no additional parts are included. As you can see the guitar is stripped of almost all the parts except for the pickguard. The guitar was made in the USA in the mid 1960's. The guitar had a terrible neck break at one time and the neck was cracked in a few places. The cracks we're repaired but ... more

1969 Rickenbacker 381 maybe the best original example of the 26 made on Earth !

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA, 33327, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$7995

WE ARE FLORIDA'S OLDEST VINTAGE GUITAR SHOP ! 1969 Rickenbacker 381an incredible survivor we sold 24 years ago & she's back ! !! This wonderful example of Rickenbacker’s 2nd iteration of its 381 model has just come back to our shop after a 24 year sabbatical w / a personal client of ours for the past 30 years. It’s in stunning all original shape sporting its dark rich Fireglo finish that has hardly even faded. Its carved top & back features beautiful checkerboard binding on every edge of its... more

1930s Rickenbacher Lapsteel Bridge Rickenbacker Model B Tailpiece Part 1938 USA

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, 84105, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$49

1930s Rickenbacker Lapsteel Bridge 1938 Rickenbacher Model B Bridge / Tailpiece. It has been modded with some additional slots- see photos. The additional slots do not affect its use as a standard 6-string. No breaks or repairs. About 4" long. Not a reproduction! SKU# T391... more

1967 RICKENBACKER 4005 BASS - made in USA

COLOGNE, GERMANY

$2695

PLENTY of PARTS for SALE 1967 RICKENBACKER 4005 Bass - made in USA - PROJECT : * body & neck ONLY * needs a new fingerboard & body routs filled * some original parts of it are offered in our EBAY SHOP ... more

1967 Rickenbacker 365 Mapleglo

CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA, 27514, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3000

1967 Rickenbacker 365 in Mapleglo that's in great condition. S / N: GA344. Purchased from Chicago Music Exchange several years ago (including CME's Quality Certificate), but needing to downsize my collection. This guitar rings like a bell!A great example of a mid-late 60s RIC. Straight neck, nice frets, and the body is in great condition. A little wear on the neck, some shallow scratches on the body's back, and a few typical dings and dents. The checkerboard binding is simply beautiful. All ... more

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