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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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NEW HAGSTROM VIKING Semi-Hollow Guitar TRANSPARENT WILD CHERRY WCT CASE OPTION

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HAGSTROM VIKING DELUXE BARITONE BLACK Free Bag @ BIN VIKDLXBARI BK

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NEW HAGSTROM VIKING Semi-Hollowbody Electric Guitar Tobacco Sunburst CASE OPTION

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HAGSTROM VIKING DELUXE BARITONE TOBACCO SUNBURST Free Bag @ BIN VIKDLXBARI TSB

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NEW HAGSTROM VIKING DELUXE NATURAL FLAME TOP FINISH SEMI HOLLOW GUITAR

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VINTAGE 60'S HAGSTROM VIKING TOBACCO BURST ELECTRIC GUITAR

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UK ebay listings

Hagstrom Viking deluxe Gig Bag - Hag bag for semi acoustic - New

Current price: £64.00
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VINTAGE 60'S HAGSTROM VIKING TOBACCO BURST ELECTRIC GUITAR

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Hagstrom Viking Left Handed Semi-Hollowbody Electric Guitar Black - New Boxed

Current price: £539.00
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Hagstrom Viking Semi-Hollowbody Electric Guitar Black - New Boxed

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Hagstrom Viking Deluxe Custom Mandarin AMS-VIDLXCUS-MDE

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Hagstrom Viking Deluxe Semi-Hollowbody Left Handed Electric Guitar White - New

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German ebay listings

Hagstrom Viking Deluxe Bariton - Cosmic Blackburst

Current price: €649.00
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Hagstrom Viking P Cherry Transparent -

Current price: €599.00
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Hagstrom Viking P Tobacco Sunburst -

Current price: €529.00
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Hagstrom Viking P Black Gloss -

Current price: €589.00
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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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