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Vintage Epiphone advertisements; 15 adverts covering a period of 23 years, from 1953 to 1976. Click the images to have a closer look.

Epiphone Emperor - Harry Volpe the Artist Plays Epiphone the Artist Guitar

Harry Volpe the Artist Plays Epiphone the Artist Guitar
Epiphone Emperor - 1953

Epiphone Sheraton - Epiphone Tremotone. Vibrato for the guitar.

Epiphone Tremotone. Vibrato for the guitar.
Epiphone Sheraton - 1962

Epiphone Casino - Give Me the Simple Life... and a Great Guitar

Give Me the Simple Life... and a Great Guitar
Epiphone Casino - 1963

Epiphone Rivoli - Success Stands Behind This Name - Epiphone

Success Stands Behind This Name - Epiphone
Epiphone Rivoli - 1963

Epiphone Casino - These are instruments that go to the top

These are instruments that go to the top
Epiphone Casino - 1964

Epiphone Caiola - Portrait of Guitar Genius with Gifted Guitar

Portrait of Guitar Genius with Gifted Guitar
Epiphone Caiola - 1965

Epiphone Caiola - Tasty Guitar

Tasty Guitar
Epiphone Caiola - 1966

Epiphone Howard Roberts - Jazz guitarist Howard Roberts - Color Him Incredible

Jazz guitarist Howard Roberts - Color Him Incredible
Epiphone Howard Roberts - 1966

Epiphone Riviera - More and More People Every Day Find Us Just That Little Bit Better - In Every Way

More and More People Every Day Find Us Just That Little Bit Better - In Every Way
Epiphone Riviera - 1966

Epiphone Riviera - Now! The Shape of Things To Come

Now! The Shape of Things To Come
Epiphone Riviera - 1967

Epiphone Howard Roberts - Creative Guitar

Creative Guitar
Epiphone Howard Roberts - 1967

Epiphone Riviera - Is There Something Fishy About Epiphone Guitars?

Is There Something Fishy About Epiphone Guitars?
Epiphone Riviera - 1967

Epiphone ET-270 - 7 New Epiphones At Fantastic New Prices

7 New Epiphones At Fantastic New Prices
Epiphone ET-270 - 1970

Epiphone ET-270 - 7 New Epiphones At Fantastic New Prices

7 New Epiphones At Fantastic New Prices
Epiphone ET-270 - 1971

Epiphone Casino - Epiphone - world famous quality since 1873

Epiphone - world famous quality since 1873
Epiphone Casino - 1976

1967 Epiphone Ad featuring a psychedelic fish playing an Epiphone Riviera
1967 Epiphone Ad featuring a psychedelic fish playing an Epiphone Riviera
1967 Fender Ad - Full Colour Sound
1967 Fender Ad - Full Colour Sound
1973 Fender Stratocaster add - The Worlds Favourite Flying Machine
1973 Fender Stratocaster add - The Worlds Favourite Flying Machine

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.

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Epiphone, Fender, G&L, Gibson, Gretsch, Guild, Hagstrom, Harmony, Martin, Music Man, Rickenbacker, Vox


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Vintage 1965 Epiphone Olympic Single Electric Guitar

Vintage 1965 Epiphone Olympic Single Electric Guitar

Cleveland, Ohio, 441**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1450

Here is a 1965 Epiphone Olympic single electric guitar, made in the USA. The serial # is 5171XX. This beauty is in excellent condition. It was refinished in the original color. It was professionally done and looks original. All the parts are original. The neck is straight with good action. The frets are in great shape. All of the electronics work as they should. Included is a hard shell gig bag. This is a great guitar for any player or collector!
Please feel free to ask me any ... more
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VINTAGE USA EPIPHONE FT-79 Texan Guitar Hang Tag

VINTAGE USA EPIPHONE FT-79 Texan Guitar Hang Tag

Columbus, Ohio, 432**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$125

Original hangtag from a 60's FT-79 Texan acoustic guitar by Epiphone / Gibson. It has been folded
Please look closely at the pictures and feel free to ask questions
All my merchandise is 100% guaranteed as described. Returns are not accepted so please no bidding unless you want it By bidding you are confirming that you understand these terms. PayPal only Payment to be received no longer than 7 days from end of auction. If there is no contact after 7 days, item will be relisted and ... more
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Epiphone Limited Edition 1959 Les Paul Standard - Aged Dark Cherry Burst

Epiphone Limited Edition 1959 Les Paul Standard - Aged Dark Cherry Burst

Bedford, New Hampshire, 031**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$849

Epiphone Limited Edition 1959 Les Paul Standard
Aged Dark Cherry Burst
Pre-Owned 2022 - Excellent Condition
Extremely well cared-for and Upgrades! Pickups upgraded to USA Burstbuckers, 50's era wiring w / Mallory Tone Caps, Switchcraft selector switch and CTS pots. A non-beveled pickguard also added
 
 
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Beautiful 1991 Vintage Sunburst Epiphone Emperor Electric Guitar with Case

Beautiful 1991 Vintage Sunburst Epiphone Emperor Electric Guitar with Case

Athol, Idaho, 838**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1100

This is a stunning 1991 vintage Epiphone Emperor electric guitar. This guitar has been updated with c t.s. pots, orange drop caps, switchcraft pickup selector and out jack. The picups are Seymour Duncan Jazz. Bigsby, All gold hardware, New grover tulip head tuners. manufactured in Korea
In addition to the guitar, I am also including a case to protect it. This guitar is perfect for anyone looking for a high-quality and affordable electric guitar. Its brand, Epiphone, is known for ... more
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Epiphone ENL59ADCNH1 1959 Les Paul Standard Guitar, Aged Dark Cherry Burst

Epiphone ENL59ADCNH1 1959 Les Paul Standard Guitar, Aged Dark Cherry Burst

Killen, Alabama, 356**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$625

Introducing the Epiphone ENL59ADCNH1 1959 Les Paul Standard Guitar in Aged Dark Cherry Burst. This electric guitar is a must-have for any musician looking to add a classic touch to their music. With a brand name that speaks for itself, this Epiphone Les Paul model is perfect for any professional or beginner guitar player
Crafted with the highest quality materials, this guitar produces a rich and powerful sound that will leave audiences in awe. The Les Paul Standard model is known for its ... more
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1963 Epiphone Coronet

1963 Epiphone Coronet

Los Angeles, California, 900**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3350

Cherry, Mahogany body, Small soft V shaped Mahogany neck with a 12?? radius Rosewood fingerboard and the original medium frets, 24 75?? scale length, 1 5 / 8th" nut width, Factory Dogear P-90 pickup with the master volume and tone controls, Original pickguard / stop tailpiece and tuners, 5 6 pounds, With hardshell case, Very good
* Please note - a few different vibratos were previously been installed
Neck Thickness (in ) 1st- .80 12th- .98
Neck Profile C
Fingerboard Radius
Nut ... more
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As Is Epiphone SLASH  Electric Guitar Project Guitar

As Is Epiphone SLASH Electric Guitar Project Guitar

Spencerport, New York, 145**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$429

Up for grabs:
As Is Epiphone SLASH Electric Guitar Project Guitar
PLEASE ASK FIRST ABOUT INTL SHIPMENTS AND WE DO NOT LOWER VALUES. NEW Please inquire about international shipments before you buy, please! We cannot ship everywhere due to box size limits
All guitars ship insured FEDEX, international shipments must meet country specific size limitations and shipping constraints and we will not lower the value for customs and may not ship the same day, we have our handling time as 5 ... more
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Les Paul Epiphone Limited Edition 1959 With Hard Case

Les Paul Epiphone Limited Edition 1959 With Hard Case

Los Angeles, California, 900**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$800

This limited edition 1959 Epiphone Les Paul is a highly sought-after electric guitar among musicians. It features a solid body with a stunning multicolor finish, and is perfect for right-handed players. The 6 string configuration and the Les Paul Standard model make this guitar a great addition to any collection. It also comes with a hard case for safe transportation and storage. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned player, this guitar is sure to impress
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Vintage Epiphone By Gibson Black 4 String Bass Electric Guitar Korea + Case

Vintage Epiphone By Gibson Black 4 String Bass Electric Guitar Korea + Case

Greenwood, Indiana, 461**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$399

Nice vintage bass in great condition sounds great as well. Comes with a very nice padded tour tek case. View pictures for more details. Thanks
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Epiphone Emperor Swingster Semi Hollow Delta Blue Metallic Electric Guitar

Epiphone Emperor Swingster Semi Hollow Delta Blue Metallic Electric Guitar

Los Angeles, California, 900**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$645

Epiphone Emperor Swingster Semi Hollow Delta Blue Metallic Electric Guitar
Guitar is pre-owned, tested, fully functional In slightly worn cosmetic shape, with some light scratches and couple spots with chipped paint, please see ALL pictures for details!Comes as shown, guitar only!
Please make your payment within 3 days
We want every item to get to the new owner fast and safe, so we are able to add signature confirmation of delivery and insurance for expensive items. Please, make sure ... more
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Vintage Epiphone Century E422T #A-2802 1959 Sunburst Made in Kalamazoo, Mi. NIce

Vintage Epiphone Century E422T #A-2802 1959 Sunburst Made in Kalamazoo, Mi. NIce

Wausau, Wisconsin, 544**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4500

One of my nicest vintage guitars 46+ Year music Retailer Selling Collectible instrumentsNo major Dings or sctatchescomes with original case and original coil cordthe only flaw I see is a purplish spot on one tunermy guitar luthier says it plays fantastic and no excessive fret wear... more
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Epiphone 50th Anniversary 1961 Casino E230TDV - Limited Edition - Sunburst

Epiphone 50th Anniversary 1961 Casino E230TDV - Limited Edition - Sunburst

Bellingham, Washington, 982**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1795

Epiphone 50th Anniversary 1961 Casino E230TDV - Limited Edition - Sunburst Epiphone 50th Anniversary 1961 Casino E230TDV - Limited Edition - Sunburst
This is a 2011 Epiphone 50th Anniversary 1961 Casino E230TDV in sunburst finish   This is from a limited edition run of 1961 guitars made (this is #116) and very few of those ... more
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Epiphone Devon 1951 - Tobacco Burst w /  Original Case

Epiphone Devon 1951 - Tobacco Burst w / Original Case

Huntington, Indiana, 467**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2300

For sale is a Epiphone Devon 1951 - Tobacco Burst w / Original Case in Good Condition!
These are super rare archtops. Hard to find and especially in good playable condition and with the original case!
Everything works and sounds great!
As seen in the above photos, it's an old guitar so it does have understandable wear such as binding shrinking and becoming discolored and lots of finish checking
The original case does not have the handle but it's in overall very good condition ... more
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Rare 1948 - 1949 Epiphone Zephry Regent Deluxe Archtop Electric Guitar

Rare 1948 - 1949 Epiphone Zephry Regent Deluxe Archtop Electric Guitar

Red Hook, New York, 125**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4250

This is a 1948 or 1949 Epiphone Deluxe Regent archtop electric guitar. This is a hard-to-find guitar due to the type of pickups it has. Epiphone only used this model of pickup known as the Tone Spectrum from 1948 to 1949. Later in 1949 / 1950, the pickup was phased out and replaced by the New York Broadway pickup.
The guitar is approximately 74 years old, and there are some things about it that are replaced or restored. That being said, it looks awesome, sounds as cool as you want it to, and... more
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USED Epiphone 1963 Firebird V (748)

USED Epiphone 1963 Firebird V (748)

Pikeville, Kentucky, 415**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1300

Physical Condition
This guitar is in great condition with only some light wear. Most notably, there are some super light scuffs on the back of the body, as well as some faint tarnishing on the hardware. Otherwise, there is no other cosmetic damage to make note of aside from some superficial scratches associated with normal play and use. Overall, this is a great sounding and playing guitar
Fretwear
This guitar has only some light wear on the first few frets. Plays great ... more
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1967 Epiphone Riviera XII 12 String Thinline

1967 Epiphone Riviera XII 12 String Thinline

Brooklyn, New York, 112**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4500


This Epiphone Riviera XII was made by Gibson in the USA in 1967. This guitar shows only light play wear with no structural damage. It is all original. It has been pro-setup and plays great. It weighs 8 pounds 5 6 ounces and comes with a non-original hard shell case
If you have any questions, please message us
We ship Worldwide! Message for international shipping rates.... more
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1962 Epiphone E452TD Sorrento Sunburst

1962 Epiphone E452TD Sorrento Sunburst

Lake Stevens, Washington, 982**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3750

I love this model!


It??s a 1962 Epiphone Sorrento. There??s lots to love here. First, this is a Gibson made Guitar. All Epiphones from the 1960s were made at the Kalamazoo factory by Gibson. The same people who made the 335s, Les Pauls, and other guitars we all highly prized were also making these Epiphone counterparts


This one is from the early part of the decade, when you still see a lot of the early features. So this one has the short, Gibson style ... more
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2022 Epiphone Joe Bonamassa 1962 ES-335 - Red w /  Custom Inlay - 1 of 300

2022 Epiphone Joe Bonamassa 1962 ES-335 - Red w / Custom Inlay - 1 of 300

San Diego, California, 921**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1895

Here is a 2022 Epiphone Limited Edition Joe Bonamassa '62 ES-335 in mint / unplayed condition
She's basically brand new and still has the original strings and all the factory paperwork
Comes with the original Epiphone case, case candy and paperwork as seen in the pictures
Thanks for taking a look!
Here is some information --
Features:
ItemDescriptionSpecificationBodyShapeES-335Material5-ply Layered Maple
Top5-ply Layered MapleWeight ReliefN / ABindingSingle ply Cream - ... more
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1953 Epiphone Zephyr Emperor Regent Vintage Archtop, Spruce Top & Case

1953 Epiphone Zephyr Emperor Regent Vintage Archtop, Spruce Top & Case

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$8500

Up for sale, a 1953 Epiphone Zephyr Emperor Regent vintage archtop electric guitar in excellent condition and in perfect working order, complete with the original hardshell case. This stunning New York-made Epiphone Emperor is an exquisite and elegant archtop both acoustically and plugged in, retaining its original trio of New York humbuckers
Featuring an arched spruce top and figured curly maple back and sides, the Zephyr Emperor was the top of the line model in Epiphone's vintage archtop ... more
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Epiphone Caballero acoustic guitar

Epiphone Caballero acoustic guitar

Las Vegas, Nevada, 891**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$500

Received as a gift in 1967.... more
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