Selmer Guitar / Amp Advertisements, 1950s-1980s

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Vintage advertisements; 6 adverts covering a period of 6 years, from 1965 to 1971. Click the images to have a closer look.

Selmer Zodiac Twin 50 MKII - After You

After You've Bought a Selmer Amp You're Left With a Small But Delightful Problem
Selmer Zodiac Twin 50 MKII - 1965

Selmer Thunderbird 100 - Way Out Front

Way Out Front
Selmer Thunderbird 100 - 1967

Gibson EB-2 - All the Best Groups Base Themselves on Selmer

All the Best Groups Base Themselves on Selmer
Gibson EB-2 - 1968

Selmer Fuzz Wah - Wah Fuzz Wah Fuzz

Wah Fuzz Wah Fuzz
Selmer Fuzz Wah - 1968

Selmer Fuzz Wah - The Selmer Fuzz-Wah Pedal. All the Effects You Can Possibly Need!

The Selmer Fuzz-Wah Pedal. All the Effects You Can Possibly Need!
Selmer Fuzz Wah - 1968

Selmer Compact 30 RSV - Top Groups Like McGuiness Flint Choose Selmer Every Time

Top Groups Like McGuiness Flint Choose Selmer Every Time
Selmer Compact 30 RSV - 1971


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 Selmer guitars for sale

NEW GITANE DG-250 Pro SELMER-Maccaferri VINTAGE STYLE GYPSY JAZZ ACOUSTIC GUITAR

LOGAN, UTAH, 84321, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$819

New Gitane DG-250 Selmer-Maccaferri Style Professional Gypsy Jazz Guitar Gitane has once again scooped the industry with a twist on a classic Selmer-Maccaferri style guitar design. With its oval soundhole, solid peghead, longer scale length and rosewood back and sides its sure to become a collectors item! Select Solid Spruce top with Rosewood back and sides Body is bound in Solid Ebony with Maple / Walnut / Maple purfling on top and back Bound Mahogany neck with a 21-fret fingerboard of genuine ... more

1960's 70's Selmer Signet Acoustic guitar Indian Rosewood VGC Sounds great

THE GREAT LAKE STATE, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

C $867

1960's 70's VINTAGE SELMER SIGNET ACOUSTIC GUITAR ! WITH INDIAN ROSEWOOD D28 STYLE BODY This is a cool old guitar, built in the 1960's or 70's It is in Good condition overall, it sounds incredible . It has some spots of wear and some signs of age The action is adjusted at a pretty good height and there is plenty of saddle should you want it lowered . 1 11 / 16" nut 25 5" scale The truss rod is working the neck is straight and the neck joint is tight. I think this is a GA 402 model It has light ... more

Shelley Park Manouche (Selmer Style) Gypsy Jazz Guitar

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA, 95825, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3700

This is African blackwood fret board moustache and bridge tail piece insert flat sawn back and sides, 27 inch board extra frets to the 3rd oct E. Amaing high end sound yet surprisingly rich deep tones emerge, great sustain, in 2007 it sold for 5, 500 and if made today it would likley sell for over 6k. waverly ebony button tuners, pearl nut youtube video of Noe Reine playing this guitar at Caravan guitars in Chicago, this is one of the greatest gypsy guitars Shelley has ever made. A Shelley Park ... more

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