Vox Guitar / Amp Advertisements, 1950s-1980s

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Vintage advertisements; 36 adverts covering a period of 7 years, from 1963 to 1970. Click the images to have a closer look.

Vox Foundation - New Shapes in Sound

New Shapes in Sound
Vox Foundation - 1963

Vox Phantom IV - Vox Guitars

Vox Guitars
Vox Phantom IV - 1963

Vox Phantom - Vox amplification

Vox amplification
Vox Phantom - 1963

Vox AC 30 - Vox Go the Beatles

Vox Go the Beatles
Vox AC 30 - 1963

Vox AC 30 - Sounds Like Vox

Sounds Like Vox
Vox AC 30 - 1963

Vox Soundcaster - Vox sound perfection

Vox sound perfection
Vox Soundcaster - 1964

Vox Soundcaster - Precision in Sound

Precision in Sound
Vox Soundcaster - 1964

Vox Soundcaster - The fabulous new Vox Soundcaster

The fabulous new Vox Soundcaster
Vox Soundcaster - 1964

Vox Soundcaster - Vox Soundcaster Precision in Sound

Vox Soundcaster Precision in Sound
Vox Soundcaster - 1964

Vox AC 30 - The Shadows Sound is the Vox Sound

The Shadows Sound is the Vox Sound
Vox AC 30 - 1964

Vox Phantom - The Sounds of Tomorrow Today

The Sounds of Tomorrow Today
Vox Phantom - 1964

Vox Cougar - Award yourself the finest sound equipment, money can buy!

Award yourself the finest sound equipment, money can buy!
Vox Cougar - 1965

Vox AC 100 Super De Luxe - Fabulous - Vox

Fabulous - Vox
Vox AC 100 Super De Luxe - 1965

Vox Phantom XII - All-Vox man... thats Tony Hicks

All-Vox man... thats Tony Hicks
Vox Phantom XII - 1965

Vox Wyman Bass - ALL-VOX MAN... thats BILL WYMAN

ALL-VOX MAN... thats BILL WYMAN
Vox Wyman Bass - 1965

Vox Soundcaster - Vox - Need We Say More?

Vox - Need We Say More?
Vox Soundcaster - 1965

Vox Mark VI V222 - VOX: Sound of the Longhairs (Beatles)

VOX: Sound of the Longhairs (Beatles)
Vox Mark VI V222 - 1965

Vox Mark VI V222 - VOX: Sound of the Longhairs (Dave Clark 5)

VOX: Sound of the Longhairs (Dave Clark 5)
Vox Mark VI V222 - 1965

Vox Phantom IV - What do the Beatles have in common with the Breakaways?

What do the Beatles have in common with the Breakaways?
Vox Phantom IV - 1966

Vox Wyman Bass - Top stars always go to Vox for new sounds

Top stars always go to Vox for new sounds
Vox Wyman Bass - 1966

Vox Phantom IV - Paul Revere and the Raiders Ride on Top with Vox

Paul Revere and the Raiders Ride on Top with Vox
Vox Phantom IV - 1966

Vox Phantom Mark III - Vox: It

Vox: It's What's Happening (Rolling Stones)
Vox Phantom Mark III - 1966

Vox Guitars - Vox: It

Vox: It's What's Happening (Paul Revere and the Raiders)
Vox Guitars - 1966

Vox Amplifiers - Vox: It

Vox: It's What's Happening to... SCENE '67
Vox Amplifiers - 1966

Vox Spitfire Mk. VI - Thinking About an Amplifier?

Thinking About an Amplifier?
Vox Spitfire Mk. VI - 1966

Vox Wyman Bass - Breakaway Acoustic / Electric

Breakaway Acoustic / Electric
Vox Wyman Bass - 1966

Vox Phantom XII - Vox Hall of Fame: No 1 Brian Jones

Vox Hall of Fame: No 1 Brian Jones
Vox Phantom XII - 1966

Vox Amplifiers - Vox; It

Vox; It's Whats Happening
Vox Amplifiers - 1967

Vox Wah-Wah - Vox; It

Vox; It's Whats Happening With Wah-Wah
Vox Wah-Wah - 1967

Vox Amplifiers - Storm On - To New Sounds

Storm On - To New Sounds
Vox Amplifiers - 1967

Vox Phantom XII - Vox Hall of Fame: No 2 Tony Hicks

Vox Hall of Fame: No 2 Tony Hicks
Vox Phantom XII - 1967

Vox Ultrasonic V268 - A wild new happening from Vox: electronic guitars!

A wild new happening from Vox: electronic guitars!
Vox Ultrasonic V268 - 1967

Vox Supreme - Touch the sky

Touch the sky
Vox Supreme - 1968

Vox Amplifiers - Frankfurt Fair

Frankfurt Fair
Vox Amplifiers - 1969

Vox V.G.12 - The Coming of the Giants

The Coming of the Giants
Vox V.G.12 - 1969

Vox Amplifiers - The Guvnors. Solid-State Bricks in a Wild Wall of Sound

The Guvnors. Solid-State Bricks in a Wild Wall of Sound
Vox Amplifiers - 1970


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 Vox guitars for sale

VOX Mark XII 12 string guitar

PORTLAND, MAINE, 04102, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1995

Made in Italy, this gorgeous vintage VOX 12 string, solid body, electric guitar with original case is a true classic. ORIGINAL CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Continental tear-drop 12 string, padded cushion on back, ebony finger board, nickle / silver frets, exclusive 2-way string damper, vibrato, adjustable master bridge channel, sunburst. The Mark series model was most famously used by the great Tom Petty, Paul Revere and the Raiders, and guitar legend Brain Jones of the Rolling Stones. This VOX V223 ... more

Vox Student Prince W / original Case

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, 60610, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$199

Auction is for a vintage Vox Student prince dated from the 70’s. Some normal wear and needs some work. 1 / 4 inch jack is missing as shown in picture but that’s an easy fix for someone who’s willing and able. This guitar is sharp looking and also very unique. US shipping only thanks.... more

UNIVOX FC-20 Classical Guitar with Case Nice

DOVER PLAINS, NEW YORK, 12522, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$150

Nice condition some minor scratches . The guitar was never used it been sitting in the Box for years... more

Vintage Original 1959 Premier Multivox Bantam Double Pickup Model E704T Electric

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, 10003, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2199

This vintage original 1959 Premier Bantam is the more valuable double pickup version with a Sunburst finish and cool original sparkle knobs. Plays and sounds incredible. These original vintage Dearmond pickups are super warm and tuneful with a real deep tone. The neck is straight and the neck angle is good so it plays with a good low action and no buzz or issues. Some signs of age and wear, but generally excellent condition. Comes with nice vintage original case, and paperwork, too. A real find ... more

1960s Vox Mark XII Teardrop 12-String Electric Guitar

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA, 27601, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1500

For your consideration, the venerable Vox "Teardrop" 12-string, and icon of 1960's cool both in terms of looks and sound. The Rickenbacker 360-12 competes with the Vox on "cool" and sound, but the Vox is a much better playing experience with a more generous neck that allows for easy chording and jangly runs The Vox Mark XII was designed by Vox in England, but Vox couldn't keep up with amp production let alone guitars, so they outsourced them to Eko in Italy. The build quality is very good and ... more

1974 Univox U-3075 Dreadnought | Vintage MIJ Solid Top! Rare!

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE, 37228, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$489

Japanese guitars at their finest!Solid Spruce TopRosewood Back & SidesRosewood Fretboard with Diamond InlaysMahogany NeckBeautiful, Colorful Marquetry InlayBone Nut & SaddleTransducer Pickup Installed (Never used it and don't know what type, sorry )HARDSHELL case included. This is one rare bird! While a sizable amount of these Gallagher copies was manufactured in Japan, you just don't see a Univox branded one every day. This bad boy has tone for days. The most notable damage is the missing ... more

vintage crucianelli guitar 1960s Rare Italian Guitar made with Vox

LONGMEADOW, MASSACHUSETTS, 01106, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$399

from a estate in Saratoga new York a real different and cool vintage guitar made in Italy from the same factory that makes vox real different vibe and retro mojo for sure some hazing on the vintage finish but very beautiful wood and trim even the tuners are different a keeper for sure in its original case... more

1960's VOX V214 Couger Bass Guitars Vintage w / HC

SHIZUOKA JAPAN, JAPAN

$1688

>> --> >> --> Description >> --> 1960's VOX V214 Couger Bass Condition : Vintage There are weather cracks of paint and small scratches, but good conditions in good condition overall There are more than 70% fret left, and no neck problem There is a margin in the truss rod The state of the electrical system is good. SPEC ・Age:1960's・PU:Single Coil x2・Scale:762mm・Weight:3 14kg・Accessories:Original Hardcase , Warranty ※ VOX items can be offered from us ※ Please feel free to ... more
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