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

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