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Futurama Electric Guitar and Bass List
Instruments manufactured by Futurama

Futurama guitars of the 1960s

Futurama was a very well known name amongst British guitar bands of the early 1960s. It was a brand created by Selmer, who were the biggest instrument supplier in the UK at the time, but none of the guitars were British-made. George Harrison used one in his early days, and is quoted "it's a great guitar" in 1960s Futurama advertising. Earliest models, like Harrison's hailed from Czechoslovakia - made by Resonet, and later CSHN, but by 1963 higher-quality instruments by Swedish maker Hagstrom were being sold under the Futurama name.

The Hagstrom models were identical to the Hagstrom guitars sold in the United States and Europe, so for further information please refer to the relevant pages in the Hagstrom section of this site.

Futurama Guitars

Futurama (Resonet Grazioso)
Futurama II (CSHN)
Futurama III (CSHN)
Futurama Duo (CSHN)
Futurama II De Luxe (see Hagstrom II)
Futurama III De Luxe (see Hagstrom III)
Futurama Coronado Automatic (see Hagstrom Corvette)

Futurama Basses

Futurama Bass De Luxe (see Hagstrom FB)
Futurama Coronado bass (see Hagstrom Coronado IV)

Futurama Advertising

Selmer placed advertisements for it's Futurama branded instruments in various newspapers and magazines ( see vintage guitar advertisements), aswell as Selmer guitar catalogues.

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Vintage Futurama guitars for sale


US ebay listings

VINTAGE Hagstrom FUTURAMA BASS Selmer IN EXCELLENT CONDITION SUPER RARE!!

Current price: $1999.99
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Time left: 16d 19h 39m
Soviet Vintage Electric Guitar FUTURAMA 2 USSR Guitar

Current price: $88.88
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Time left: 3d 15h 29m
Vintage pickguard guitar Jolana-Futurama III 1960

Current price: $250.00
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Time left: 6d 1h 48m
Vintage Zenon Futurama Guitar Very Nice Original Survivor

Current price: $399.00
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Time left: 19d 6h 29m
Vintage tremolo-bridge guitar Jolana-Futurama III,Futurama II 1960

Current price: $220.00
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Time left: 6d 2h 7m
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UK ebay listings

Futurama II vintage late fifties/early sixties electric guitar.

Current price: £175.00
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Time left: 28d 56m
vintage futurama electric guitar

Current price: £510.00
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Time left: 5h 7m
Futurama 3 vintage electric guitar 1960's

Current price: £230.00
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Time left: 1d 2h 49m
‪VINTAGE FUTURAMA ACOUSTIC GUITAR C & W MODEL.‬ 1950s

Current price: £5.50
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Time left: 1d 4h 40m
Vintage Zenon Futurama Guitar Very Nice Original Survivor

Current price: £254.50
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Time left: 19d 6h 29m
Vintage Futurama Bass Guitar Scratchplate circa 1960's

Current price: £1.04
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Time left: 2d 7h 8m
FUTURAMA 2 DELUXE 1963 VINTAGE ELECTRIC GUITAR EXCELLENT CONDITION

Current price: £499.00
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Time left: 5d 19h 53m
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There are 1 comments on this article so far. Add your comment
Neville Turner Comment left 11th May 2013 06:06:07
Helo.I'm unable to send a picture,but I will discribeas best I can.I found a Futurama 2,Red,short scale,two pickups,floating bridge,number 457,a large 9 under the pick guard.Tuners a bit rusty,as is the tail piece.It was so mucky,I think it had lain in someons shed for fifty years.I do hope you can help.It deserves a better home than I can provide. Regards Neville.

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