Vintage Collectibles - Magazines - Surf Guide
Surf Guide Volume 1, No. 4 (July 1963)
Includes an Australia travel feature, Mike Doyle interview, and "The Evolution of Surfboards and Surfers" by Peter Cole. Also features a movie review of Bud Browne's "Gun Ho." Great period ads from the early sixties, too,....... Details
Surf Guide Volume 1, No. 5 (August 1963)
Butch Van Artsdalen is "Mr. Pipeline." Also includes "Rest in Peace at the Pipeline" by Peter Cole, "The Wave We Didn't Ride" by Buzzy Trent, and "Kaena Point: Who Will Ride It" by Mike Doyle. This magazine is in very good....... Details
Surf Guide Volume 1, No. 6 (September 1963)
This is the classic Buzzy Trent issue..."Power to Conquer the Giants." Also includes "Rest in Peace at the Pipeline" by Peter Cole, and lots of early Sunset and Waimea shots. Greg Noll, George Downing, Paul Strauch, and....... Details
Surf Guide Volume 1, No. 8 (November 1963)
With what is perhaps one of the first covers ever featuring a female surfer, this Surf Guide has become a valuable part of women's surfing history. Linda Benson was surfing Sunset Beach at just 15 years old, then went on to....... Details
Surf Guide Volume 1, No. 9 (December 1963)
From the publisher's first year, this is Surf Guide's "1st Annual All-American Surfing Team" issue in relatively fine condition with no tears, cutouts, or missing pages. A light pencil mark on cover prevents this one from....... Details
Surf Guide Volume 2, No. 11 (December 1964)
This cover photo of Robin, Candy, and Marge Calhoun represents one of the first times women were featured on the cover of a major surfing magazine, a milestone of sorts for women's surfing history. Other content includes....... Details
Surf Guide Volume 2, No. 2 (February 1964)
Bernard "Midget" Farrelly in early at baby Pipe. Early New Zealand explorations and a John Peck noseriding clinic make this issue a keeper. This issue has been well read. Cover is worn, with lots of dinks and scuffing........ Details
Surf Guide Volume 2, No. 3 (March 1964)
Coverage from the 1963 Makaha International Surfing Championships and classic Huntington Beach highlights this issue of Surf Guide. This highly collectible issue is in Betty-minus condition (about 75 to 80 percent of....... Details
Surf Guide Volume 2, No. 4 (April 1964)
Flawless Rincon, giant Waimea, Point Mugu, and early boat-wake surfing on logs will have you scratching your head in amazement. This issue is in Betty condition -- about 80 percent of mint -- with light cover and spine....... Details
Surf Guide Volume 2, No. 5 (May 1964)
Rare issue in remarkably good condition. Bob Cooper's "My 1961-1962 Skinny" is well worth the price alone for its historical content. Features an early skateboarding article with some primitive but creative skateboard....... Details
Surf Guide Volume 2, No. 6 (July 1964)
This oldie features early bikinis and Mickey Dora at State Beach, and lots of North Shore action with photos by Bud Browne, Don James, and Ron Church. CONDITION: Da Kine-minus. Cover is slightly scuffed, but there is no....... Details
Surf Guide Volume 2, No. 7 (August 1964)
Rusty Miller looks relaxed both in his portrait and at medium-sized Sunset Beach. Read his profile here. Other content includes a Windansea Surf Club feature, "Weird Day at Little Point" by Ron Church, "The Trestle....... Details
Surf Guide Volume 2, No. 8 (September 1964)
Corky Carroll looks back into the tube in this rare cover shot from 1964. Content includes a lengthy "Corky the Clown" interview, surfboard buyer's guide, and coverage of the Australian World Championships held in Sydney........ Details
Surf Guide Volume 3, No. 1 (January 1965)
Check out the guy break dancing behind Kealoah Kaio at the bottom of that Sunset wedger! Doh! At least he made the cover. "Unbeatable Black's" featuring Rick Grigg and epic Haleiwa are showcased in this oldie from 1965........ Details
Surf Guide Volume 3, No. 2 (March 1965)
Take a quick trip to the Lobster Lounge at "Big Rock Banzai." The Sliding Game" looks at parallels between snow skiing and surfing. In "25 = 20," Peter Cole explains how when it's over five feet, waves should be measured in....... Details