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

nickel wavy vintage Grover Rickenbacker 4001 bass tuner 1971 1972 1973 Fender

BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA, 94709, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$129

. international buyers: if you need a certain Customs declaration, just let us know what value you need declared. We will declare it for what you need. ============================================================================================================ this listing if for 1 tuner .. / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /... more

nickel wavy vintage Grover Rickenbacker 4001 bass tuner 1971 1972 1973 Fender

BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA, 94709, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$249

. international buyers: if you need a certain Customs declaration, just let us know what value you need declared. We will declare it for what you need. ============================================================================================================ this listing if for 2 tuners .. / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / ... more

1981 Rickenbacker 4001 Bass original RUBY!!!

CARBONDALE, ILLINOIS, 62901, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1940

Add Me to Your Favorite Sellers Olivia's Vintage would like to present this 1981 Rickenbacker 4001 in its original RUBY finish. It has a great playing neck with good frets. It's all original with the exception of one new Rickenbacker strap button, and is 100% complete with the exception of the plastic cover / hand rest over the bridge position pickup. A non-original hardshell case is included. This bass has a nice worn look to it with lots of nicks dings which show off it's brilliant silver ... more

RARE 1979 Rickenbacker 362-12 Double Neck MAPLEGLO!!! w / CHECKERBOARD BINDING!!!

CARBONDALE, ILLINOIS, 62901, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$7940

Add Me to Your Favorite Sellers Olivia's Vintage would like to present this original and rare 1979 Rickenbacker 362-12 double neck in its original Mapleglo finish that looks great with the checkerboard binding. It has two great playing necks with great frets. It's all original and 100% complete including its original hardshell case. There are two hairline cracks on each side of the 6-string neck running down from the nut which is typically caused by improper truss rod adjustment in ... more

1966 Rickenbacker 360 Mapleglo with CHECKERBOARD BINDING + crushed PEARL INLAY!!

CARBONDALE, ILLINOIS, 62901, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2690

Add Me to Your Favorite Sellers Olivia's Vintage would like to present this 1966 Rickenbacker in its original Mapleglo finish. It has a great playing neck with worn, but good frets. It's all original with the exception of the toggle switch and the tuning keys (it has had a set of Sperzel tuning keys at one time leaving extra screw holes and the tuning posts holes bored slightly wider). It's also 100% complete with the exception of the bridge cover. A newer hard shell case is included. There is ... more

1988 Rickenbacker 620-VP Electric Guitar Fireglo w / Toaster Top Pickups & Case

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 98117, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1999

Up for sale, a 1988 Rickenbacker 620VP in excellent condition and in perfect working order with a particularly rich and dark Fireglo lacquer finish. An uncommon factory upgrade model with original Toaster Top pickups (thus the "VP" designation for Vintage Pickups), these vintage-spec single coils have fairly low output to capture optimal treble response and jangle, responding beautifully with an overdrive pedal or your favorite Vox amp. The neck through maple body design gives the guitar great ... more

1980 Rickenbacker 340 / 12 Vintage 12 String Electric Guitar Autumnglo, 330 / 12

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 98117, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2699

Up for sale, a 1980 Rickenbacker 340 / 12 in exceptional condition and in perfect working order. Boasting the original Autumnglo satin finish, this 340 is both visually striking and particularly well preserved. The tone is crystal clear, and sparkles with top end sweetness and chime that is quintessential Rickenbacker. The hollow maple body with neck through construction gives the 340 / 12 a sustain, immediate attack, and richness found with few 12 string designs, and it's no wonder that top ... more

1972 Rickenbacker 360 Slant Fret Model Vintage Guitar Burgundyglo w / ohc

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 98117, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4799

Up for sale, a 1972 Rickenbacker 360 Slant Fret model in 100% original condition and in perfect working order. A rare feature introduced by Rickenbacker in '68 and only offered for a few short years, Rickenbacker described the Slant Fret idea as such: "This patent speeds up the amateur or professional guitarist while providing phenomenal playing ease. This slight slant of the frets across the fingerboard eliminates long chord reaches, reduces stretch length, and matches precisely the natural ... more

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