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Hagstrom Viking

Vintage semi acoustic six string guitar

Images taken from the 1966 and 1975 Hagstrom cataloguesHagstrom Viking V-1Hagstrom Viking V-2Hagstrom Viking V-1N
ModelViking V-1Viking V-2
(Deluxe)
Viking V-1N
(HG802 / Scandia)
Available1965-19721967-19681972-1975
PickupsTwo single coilTwo single coilTwo humbuckers
Scale24 3/4"
BodyBound body. Dimensions: 18 1/2" X 16 1/4" X 1 3/4"Bound body and f-holes. Flamed maple and spruceBound birch
NeckRosewood fingerboard, dot inlays. Fender-style headstockEbony fingerboard, block inlays. Bound neck and Fender-style headstock.Birch neck with rosewood fingerboard, dot inlays. Bound, new-shape headstock with plain inlay
HardwareTwo volume and tone controls, pickup selector switch, chrome plated hardwareTwo volume and tone controls, pickup selector switch, gold plated hardwareTwo volume and tone controls, pickup selector switch, 3-way tone switch, chrome plated hardware. Van Ghent tuners.
OptionsHagstrom Bigsby vibrato (model VB-1)Hagstrom Bigsby vibrato (model VB-2) 
FinishesMahogany sunburst, Golden mahogany sunburst, cherry redNatural, sunburst, cherry
Hagstrom Viking from the 1964 Selmer catalogue
Hagstrom Viking from the 1964 Selmer catalogue

The Hagstrom Viking was manufactured from 1964 - a two pickup guitar very much in the style of a Gibson ES335 or Guild Starfire, however structurally quite different. With its bolt-on neck, hollow body (no central block) and Fender style headstock it is actually more akin to other guitars such as the Fender Coronado (although it precedes this model by several years).

The late sixties saw the introduction of a short-lived deluxe model, the Viking 2 - famously played by Elvis Presley during his '68 come back performance. Functionally identical, however with finer trim; gold plated hardware, bound neck, body headstock and f-holes, ebony fingerboard with block inlays.

Shortly after the discontinuation of the V-2, the V-1 model was redesigned to have humbucker pickups, three way tone switch, and a new Hagstrom headstock. This was designated V-1N, or during Ampegs tenure as US distributor, the Scandia or HG802.

Finally from 1978 the model reverted to its original name - simply the Viking, however it kept its humbucking pickups, but now gaining a Fleur de Lys headstock inlay, and the central maple block of the Gibson ES guitars.

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Hagstrom Vikings for sale


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1967 Hagstrom Viking LEFT HANDED Rare Sunburst Guitar

Current price: $2175.00
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1974 Hagstrom Viking Cherry Red

Current price: $1400.00
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NEW HAGSTROM VIKING DELUXE CUSTOM MANDARIN VIDLXCUS-MDE SEMI HOLLOW GUITAR

Current price: $949.00
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Hagstrom Tremar Viking Deluxe Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar - Black Gloss

Current price: $879.99
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Hagstrom Viking Deluxe Tremar Tremolo Electric Guitar Black Gloss TREVIDLX-BLK

Current price: $879.99
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Hagstrom Viking Deluxe Tremar Tremolo Electric Guitar Cream Red TREVIDLX-CRD

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Hagstrom Tremar Viking Deluxe Electric Guitar Black - TREVIDLX-BLK

Current price: $849.99
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Hagstrom Tremar Viking Deluxe Electric Guitar Black Gloss AMS-TREVIDLX-BLK

Current price: $849.99
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UK ebay listings

Hagstrom Viking Deluxe Baritone Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar - Cosmic Black

Current price: £485.01
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Hagstrom Viking P-90 Electric Guitar Tobacco Sunburst AMS-VIKP-TSB

Current price: £498.30
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Hagstrom Viking Deluxe Semi-Hollowbody Left Handed Electric Guitar White - New

Current price: £535.00
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Hagstrom Viking IIP Semi Acoustic Guitar

Current price: £240.00
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Hagstrom Viking Deluxe

Current price: £350.00
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Hagstrom Viking Deluxe Semi-Hollowbody Electric Guitar Amber S/Burst - New Boxed

Current price: £549.00
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Hagstrom Viking Deluxe Semi Electric Guitar Natural - New Boxed

Current price: £595.00
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Hagstrom Viking Deluxe Electric Guitar w/ Bill Lawrence L500XL Pickups

Current price: £398.64
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German ebay listings

Hagstrom Viking Transparent Cherry lefthand | Ausstellungsstück

Current price: €549.00
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Hagstrom Viking Bass wh Halbresonanzbass 4 , TOP Zustand + Koffer! NEUPREIS 688€

Current price: €504.99
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HAGSTROM Tremar Viking Deluxe -09 Hollowbody

Current price: €629.00
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Hagstrom Hag Bag Viking -

Current price: €57.00
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Hagstrom Koffer Viking / Viking Deluxe -

Current price: €95.00
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HAGSTROM Viking Deluxe Custom -56 Vintage Hollowb.

Current price: €649.00
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