See also the advertising for Epiphone
, Music Man
Vintage Hofner advertisements; 5 adverts covering a period of 13 years, from 1961 to 1974. Click the images to have a closer look.
8 out of 10 players select solids from this range
Hofner Colorama - 1961
Hofner Have Done The Impossible
Hofner Verithin - 1966
Hofner The World's Most Popular Guitars!
Hofner 500/1 - 1967
Hofner is Not the Best Guitar in the World But it is By Far the Best in its Class
Hofner President - 1968
When we asked Alice Cooper's Dennis Dunaway why he plays a Hofner bass, this is what he said:
Hofner G500/1 - 1974
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
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.
Marshall, Orange, Peavey, Sunn
Martin, Music Man, Rickenbacker,