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

Hagstrom Retro Impala 1960's Double Cutaway Electric Guitar Tobacco Sunburst

NATIONAL CITY, CALIFORNIA, 91950, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$599

Impala A fine looking bird That will definitely turn heads Hagstrom introduced the Impala model in 1963, and the instrument quickly found its way into the hands of many professional and aspiring musicians throughout the world. This was a period of great experimentation and innovation in electric guitar design. With their futuristic body shapes and unique assortment of tone-shaping options, the Impala stood out and became integral in creating great music and inspiring amazing artists. They have ... more

1965 Hagstrom La Rita Guitar - Solid Alpine Spruce Top - Rosewood Fret board

PEQUOT LAKES, MINNESOTA, 56472, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$390

1965 Hagstrom / Bjarton La Rita Guitar - Solid Alpine Spruce Top with fan bracing - Rosewood Fret board - Solid mahogany neck - Walnut sides and back - 6 ply bound top with bound back - exotic wood sound hole Rosette Design Serial number 70064 Shows some signs of use with a couple professionally repaired cracks in the top and normal crazing in the finish.... more

Vintage Original Circa 1964 Hagstrom III Electric Solidbody Guitar Red Nice

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, 10003, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

C $1185

Vintage original circa 1964 Hagstrom III electric solidbody in orignal red finish. Guitar is remarkably clean and plays great. Original pickups have a nice vintage tone. You can get lots of different tones out of this. Action is low and playability is superb. Generally excellent condition. Comes with a gig bag. Guitar is exactly as pictured. Buyer pays $65 shipping in the USA, $100 to Hawaii or Alaska, $250 International.... more

1960's Hagstrom III F-300 Vintage Electric Guitar Futurama Black Sweden

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 98117, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$799

Up for sale, a 1960's Hagstrom III, honestly played and professionally setup. Built in Sweden, the Hagstrom III (known as the F-300 in the United States) boasts three single coil pickups with a bevy of tone switches and pickup combinations. Clearly influenced by both the Fender Stratocaster and the Gibson SG, this Hagstrom manages to be its own unique entity. With a single Master Volume knob and six pickup / tone switches, a myriad of sonic options are possible, from squawky Strat-like ... 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

Vintage / Rare 1970's Hagstrom Scandi electric guitar for sale

BOURNEMOUTH, BH1, UNITED KINGDOM

£1500

Vintage / Rare 1970's Hagstrom Scandi electric guitar for sale. CASH ON COLLECTION PREFERRED, HOWEVER SHIPPING MAYBE POSSIBLE ,PLEASE CONTACT SELLER FOR MORE DETAILS AND FOR ACCURATE SHIPPING COSTS ALL SALES ARE FINAL .ITEMS IS SOLD AS SEEN IN PHOTOS AND UNLESS IT ARRIVES IN A DIFFERENT CONDITION THEN ADVERTISED NO REFUNDS OR RETURNS ACCEPTED. This is a rare and highly collectable “Strat” style electric guitar. The instrument is 100% original (to the best of my knowledge) The Scandi was ... more

Hagstrom Viking 60s 1966 Vintage Semi Hollow Body Sunburst Sweden P90s Archtop

BRONX, NEW YORK, 10461, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$849

Here up for grabs is an absolutely stunning Hagstrom Viking I P90 version in sunburst This guitar plays like an absolute dream doesn’t appear to be any cracks on the body or any surfaces cracks in general Cosmetically as pictured really As far as anything wrong 1 issue with the guitar is that the bridge is missing the e string tab so the e string is on the b string tab functions perfectly comes with the case pictured If you have any questions please feel free to contact me... more

Used Hagstrom Vintage 1960's H-II 4 String Electric Bass with Case

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA, 35243, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$750

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
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