Hagstrom Guitar / Amp Advertisements, 1950s-1980s

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Vintage advertisements; 14 adverts covering a period of 13 years, from 1966 to 1979. Click the images to have a closer look.

Hagstrom Corvette - Discothequing or disc-cutting. You

Discothequing or disc-cutting. You'll move more people with Hagstrom electric guitars and basses
Hagstrom Corvette - 1966

Hagstrom Electric Guitars - Sound? "We Had No Trouble Being Heard By 55,000 People!"

Sound? "We Had No Trouble Being Heard By 55,000 People!"
Hagstrom Electric Guitars - 1967

Hagstrom F-12S (H12) - Long and Slippery

Long and Slippery
Hagstrom F-12S (H12) - 1967

Hagstrom H-33E - Folk Rock is a Drag

Folk Rock is a Drag
Hagstrom H-33E - 1967

Hagstrom F-800 eight string - The Only Eight String Bass

The Only Eight String Bass
Hagstrom F-800 eight string - 1968

Hagstrom F-800 eight string - Hagstrom/Rosetti exclusive 8-string bass

Hagstrom/Rosetti exclusive 8-string bass
Hagstrom F-800 eight string - 1969

Hagstrom Swede - The Swede ...it took us a long time to make

The Swede ...it took us a long time to make
Hagstrom Swede - 1973

Hagstrom Swede - The Swede - for the select few

The Swede - for the select few
Hagstrom Swede - 1973

Hagstrom Swede - Now thats a good ad.

Now thats a good ad.
Hagstrom Swede - 1974

Hagstrom Swede - The difference between a rod and a rail

The difference between a rod and a rail
Hagstrom Swede - 1975

Hagstrom Swede - What Ampeg is bringing to America isnt just another guitar

What Ampeg is bringing to America isnt just another guitar
Hagstrom Swede - 1975

Hagstrom Viking - Viking Semi Acoustic Guitar

Viking Semi Acoustic Guitar
Hagstrom Viking - 1977

Hagstrom Super Swede - A Hagstrom Star - Larry Coryell

A Hagstrom Star - Larry Coryell
Hagstrom Super Swede - 1979

Hagstrom Super Swede - Super Swede has arrived

Super Swede has arrived
Hagstrom Super Swede - 1979


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.

AMPS
Ampeg, Leslie, Marshall, Orange, Peavey, Sunn
GUITARS
Epiphone, Fender, G&L, Gibson, Gretsch, Guild, Hagstrom, Harmony, Martin, Music Man, Rickenbacker, Vox

1967 Epiphone Ad featuring a psychedelic fish playing an Epiphone Riviera 1967 Fender Ad - Full Colour Sound
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 1972 Gibson Ad featuring BB King - The Man And The Woman
1973 Fender Stratocaster add - The Worlds Favourite Flying Machine 1972 Gibson Ad featuring BB King - The Man And The Woman

Vintage Hagstrom guitars for sale

1964 Hagstrom III Electric Guitar Red

PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND, 02904, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

C $921

1964 Hagstrom III Electric Guitar Red. Great condition: electronics original, cleaned and working well. New strings. Bright finish tiny ding front edge and two small dings rear. Frets and bridge in nice shape. Cool guitar with a wide tonal range All vintage guitars Sold as is. Without returns. Note that all vintage instruments will have some flaws and require a new setup. Some may have an unrecognized replacement part If you are ultra -particular you should not buy an instrument online and only ... more

Used Hagstrom Vintage 1960's H-II 4 String Electric Bass with Case, 31" scale

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA, 35243, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$679

Has a cool mute switch and Grover tuners. Look closely at the pictures. It is payable and all works like it should. I have had it for a few months and like it very much. The project I was going to use it on has passed and now it is time to let someone else enjoy it. Records like butter. Very nice.... more

1973 HAGSTROM VIKING 1 N Electric Guitar - Made in Sweden

FOX RIVER GROVE, ILLINOIS, 60021, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$999

NEW REDUCED PRICE. Offering in EXCELLENT CONDITION a vintage 1973 HAGSTROM VIKING 1N Electric Guitar Sunburst finish. Includes hardshell case. Serial Number is 866128 Made in Alvdalen, Sweden in 1973 in a batch of 186 guitars (Provenance has been confirmed by Karl at Hagstrom in Sweden )Some minor wear to top of the headstock and a 1 and 1 / 2" long slender dingon the back at the bottom edge along the binding. See close-up pictures. Buyer pays $75. for secure shipping via FEDERAL EXPRESS GROUND... more

1962 / 3 Hagstrom / Selmer Futurama with Hardcase

CARDIGAN, SA431EW, UNITED KINGDOM

£699

1962 / 3 Hagstrom / Selmer Futurama with Gator Hardcase. Great condition for its 55 years. Just serviced, all electrics work as they should, great action, fresh set 9s, appreciating classic, light wear / dings, great frets, one bridge screw missing but works perfectly, great intonation and action, body has been refinished and has age related marks, very light dingles, some light age related cracks in the pick guard, overall a great playing, extremely cool and very pretty guitar. PX Welcome, NO ... more

60's HAGSTROM MODEL I SINGLE COIL PICKUP - made in SWEDEN

COLOGNE, GERMANY

$199

60's HAGSTROM MODEL I SINGLE COIL PICKUP : * reads 8, 09 K * 1 pickup ONLY Allgemeine Geschäftsbedingungen § 1 Allgemeines 1. Für die Geschäftsbeziehungen zwischen der Firma music-outlet-shop und dem Kunden gelten die nachfolgenden allgemeinen Geschäftsbedingungen in ihrer jeweils gültigen Fassung. Abweichende Geschäftsbedingungen des Kunden gelten nicht. 2. Sämtliche Angebote, unabhängig davon, ob sie telefonisch, per Telefax, Internet, E-Mail oder in sonstiger Weise erteilt werden, ... more

Goya / Hagstrom Blue Sparkle Vintage Guitar

STUART, FLORIDA, 34994, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$18900

The first Hagstrom Sparkle guitars sold in the US were branded Goya instead of Hagström. Hagstrom felt its name would not sell well, so it chose the name Goya inspired by the famous 18th century Spanish painter, Francisco Jose de Goya known as the Father of Modern Art, for his love of guitars as shown in his paintings. These Goya / HagstromSparkle guitars are the "rarest of the rare" andmost sought after. They are very limited in number and regarded by many as the authentic, the "Goya Model 80 ... more

1960s Hagstrom Tremolo Tailpiece For Silvertone Guitar Rare Original Part Sweden

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, 84105, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

C $173

1960s Hagstrom Tremolo as found on Silvertone guitars. It does not come with anything not shown in the pictures, so no trem bar / tube. The original spring is still installed on there. The metal has moderate patina / oxidation. Don't miss out on this rare restoration item!... more

Hagstrom Retro Series - HII 1960's Style / 2 pickups Aged Sky Blue, Free Shipping

SOUTHAVEN, MISSISSIPPI, 38671, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$529

Authorized DealerBest PricingFree ShippingWire Meets Wood GuitarsHagstrom Retro Series - HII 1960's Style / 2 pickups Aged Sky Blue, Free Shipping The return of a Hagstrom classicWith a modernized touch The  and  were introduced in 1965, so 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of these iconic guitars. Known for their quirky switches and easy playability, they quickly achieved wide popularity. Favorites among punk and grunge bands looking for a hard-rocking individualist statement, ... more
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