These instruments combine all our experience, our independent developments and traditional Hagstrom craftsmanship, with the latest manufacturing technologies and reputation of one of the finest European guitar manufacturers.
Already at the first touch, the unmistakable, authentic character of these instruments is difficult to resist playing.
Bestowing an African Mahogany body, or select Maple Top paired with an African Mahogany body, ensures the unmistakable, original “Classic” Hagstrom Tone.
Hi Zach, I own a vintage Hagstrom Super Swede with a serial number of 53 078140.
Questions and Answers (hopefully) about the great Hagstrom Guitar brand.
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It has a beautiful sunburst finish and I love this guitar—I’m just hoping to get more information on it and the company.
Albin Hgstrom passed away in ’52, but the company continued on and in ’58 made its first venture into guitar and amplifier manufacturing. International operations were being run by Albin’s son, Karl-Eric Hgstrom, who returned to Sweden to run the company in the early ’60s.The new Hagstrom, Northen Series are primarily based on our rich Swedish guitar expertise and our original designs dating back to the beginnings of Hagstrom’s guitar luthery in 1958.Of course, by fusing the latest achievements and the most sophisticated technological methods found in modern guitar manufacturing today, our goal is to provide the highest quality instrument, of uncompromised quality of workmanship to ultimately provide an individualized playing style and culture, each complimenting one another.During that same period there were also 750 Kent New Model basses made.As with the Cromwell guitars, “new” meant laminated alder bodies and birch necks.K.) with lucite fronts and “swimming pool” pickup assemblies.