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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 1965/66 Selmer catalogue
Hagstrom Viking from the 1965/66 Selmer catalogue - described as follows:
A new guitar from this brilliant Swedish manifacturer - designed to meet the increasing demand for the electro-acoustic sound. Two powerful, high-gain pick-ups eliminate all unwanted sounds and give exceptionally wide tonal range. Slim, fast, low action neck; head in the modern, accepted style, fitted with high-accuracy chromium plated machine heads. Bridge adjustable for height and position to permit fine tuning of individual strings. The overall high standard of finish and performance make this guitar comparable with the finest models available today. A new guitar destined to become a firm favourite.

As the name implies, the Hagstrom Viking was of Nordic (Swedish) origin, and was making it's pressence strongly felt, 'invading' the UK and other parts of Europe from 1965. Initially this name does not seem to have been used in the US, where the word Viking presumably had less resonance, and it was simply designated the V-1.

It was a thinline semi-acoustic guitar, with two pickups; an instrument very much in the style of the 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 or Harmony H72, both of which were launched around the same time, 1965/66.

It had a companion 12-string version, produced in a single batch in 1967, and also a bass model, the Viking bass (or Concord in the US) produced between 1965 and 1971.

Elvis Presley at his 1968 Comeback Special, with Hagstrom Viking II

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.

Shipping data for the Hagstrom Viking is roughly as follows:

ModelProduction YearsNumber Produced
Hagstrom Viking1965-19729241
Hagstrom Viking 12 string1967651
Hagstrom Viking II1967-19681000
Hagstrom Viking I N1972-19751845
Hagstrom Viking 1978-1979410

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US ebay listings

Hagstrom Viking Semi-Hollowbody Electric Guitar - Wild Cherry *B0670

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Hagstrom Viking Electric guitar. MSRP $999.00

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HAGSTROM C55 VIKING HARDSHELL GUITAR CASE

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Hagstrom Viking Semi Hollow Electric Guitar Cherry Red NEW

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Hagstrom Viking IIp (2P) Electric Guitar BLACK *B5701

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Vintage Guitar Bridge and Saddles from Hagstrom Viking

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Hagstrom Viking Semi-Hollowbody Electric Guitar Tobacco Sunburst LN

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Hagstrom Viking Deluxe Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar - Natural NEW

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UK ebay listings

Hagstrom Viking Deluxe in Amber Sunburst Mint Condition

Current price: £325.00
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Hagstrom Tremar Viking Deluxe Metallic Gold Electric Guitar With Hagbag Case 335

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Hagstrom Vintage Viking in mice copndition With hard case

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Hagstrom Viking Rex-Tone Electric Guitar - Cardinal Red

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Hagstrom Viking Semi-Hollowbody Electric Guitar - Wild Cherry *B0670

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Hagstrom Viking Deluxe Semi Electric Guitar Natural - New Boxed

Current price: £645.00
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Hagstrom Viking IIp (2P) Electric Guitar BLACK *B5701

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Hagstrom Viking Deluxe Semi-Hollowbody Electric Guitar Amber S/Burst - New Boxed

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German ebay listings

B Stock Hagstrom Viking Semi Acoustic Bass black kurze Mensur 60s Sounds

Current price: €699.00
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e gitarre Hagstrom viking 12 string

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Hagstrom Viking Transparent Cherry -

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Hagstrom Viking Black -

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Hagstrom Viking Deluxe Custom - Black Onyx Metallic

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Hagstrom Viking Bass TSB ยท E-Bass

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