Gibson Melody Maker, Harmony H22 bass, Vox Ultrasonic
1969 Gibson Melody Maker guitarHarmony H22 bassVox Ultrasonic guitar, with built-in effects
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Fender Coronado

Vintage guitar advertisements

Fender Coronado | Coronado Adverts | Technical Specifications | Coronado Catalogue Appearances

The Fender Coronado was widely promoted in 1967, to fill the desire for hollow body thinlines of the 1960s, and to rival the likes of the Gibson ES series, Guild starfire, Hagstrom Viking, Hofner Verithin and Vox Lynx. Fender failed to break into this market in any significant way, however, and they turned their attention back to solid bodies pretty quickly afterwards.

Vintage advertisements for the Fender Coronado

Electric Guitar advertisements originally published from 1966 onwards. Click on the images for larger copies.
Check out other vintage Fender advertisements

Fender Coronado - Olé

Fender Coronado - Olé (1966)
Fender advert from the middle of 1966 for Fender guitars. Featuring the Stratocaster and Jaguar solid-bodies, the Coronado semi-acoustic and the Concert acoustic.

Fender Coronado - Full Color Sound

Fender Coronado - Full Color Sound (1967)
From Fender Musical Instruments, representing the complete musical spectrum with a selection of master-crafted guitars and amplifiers. See the complete line of Fender Musical Instruments at any ...

Fender Coronado - Great New Sound. Same Old Quality

Fender Coronado - Great New Sound. Same Old Quality (1967)
1967 saw Fender pushing some new lines
Fantastic customized, one-ot-a-kind WILDWOOD guitars: new expanded Coronado Series guitars and basses; the new improved Fend...

Fender Coronado - Full Color Sound

Fender Coronado - Full Color Sound (1967)
Advert for the Fender display at the June 1967 NAMM show in Chicago, USA. It features a number of instruments 'representing the complete musical spectrum': a Jazz Bass, a Coronado II electric acous...

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