Vintage Yamaha advertisements; 6 adverts covering a period of 11 years, from 1969 to 1980. Click the images to have a closer look.
The Care We Take on the Outside Sells a Lot of People. The Care We Take in Here Sells a Musician
Yamaha Acoustics - 1972
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.