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.
Some of the most recent advertisements posted to this site. Click the images to have a closer look, or browse more adverts by following the manufacturer and category links at the foot of this page.
"My Lab Series amp takes all the bumps, and still gives a smooth performance."
Gibson Lab Series L5 - 1981
It's got to be about the best tranny amp I've ever heard – damn it, it's got to be one of the best apps I've heard, tranny or not!
Gibson Lab Series L7 - 1980