Dating a hagstrom guitar
Amazing condition given the age; just cleaning out the closet and getting rid of a few instruments I no longer use. _trksid=p2055120.m1438.l2649&ss Page Name=STRK: MEBIDX: IT Love for it to have a good home with someone that will appreciate it! My Cherry Red Hagstrom isn't played much anymore and is looking for a new home. Hagstrm Guitars sites often concentrate on Electric and Bass Electric Guitars, leaving the acoustics almost as an afterthought.Always remembering the appealing Scandinavian images of the late 60's early 70's, here we see a typical advertising photo There were kept when Bjarton the manufacturer closed. Karl Eric Hagstrom Jr confirmed this to me a while back.
I will try to reach him and put you in touch with him.It is missing two plastic inserts out of the four nobs, otherwise a good as a 42 years old guitar can be IMHO. so if it's always possible could you send me some photos to see how she look like and tell me about the price you want. thank you, cheers from france, alain : : I AM LOOKING FOR A HAGSTROM SCANBASS. There were only 15 lefty's made in 1972 and this is serial number 1. IF ANYONE KNOWS WHARE I MIGHT FIND ONE-- THANKS-RHP : I've got one ! The difference between the Standard and Deluxe is very small on the pegbridge versions.
The Rio Grande had a more ornate headstock, and was from around 1978 as part of the revised marking as the "Western" offering of six string pegbridge J-45 and this 12 string model.
You can find out who bought it by clicking HERE And see the Hagstrom UK La Rita HERE See Anders Hagstrom Story for a major project on a La Rita too!