May 2013

Swedish/Spanish Castle Magic… – Hagstrom Electric Guitars (Part 2)

May 17, 2013

The  first series of Kent model solid bodies introduced by Hagstrom in 1962, gradually morphed into the numbered series. The Hagstrom I, II, and III, basically sported the same features as their earlier counterparts with some differences, a new slightly narrower neck and adjustable pickups. A version of the Hagstrom II model was also sold […]

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Ziggy played guitar… A Hagstrom, that is… – Hagstrom Electric Guitars (Part 1)

May 14, 2013

Mention, Music and Sweden, in the same sentence, and most people say Abba! Well, I say Hagstrom! Although I do love “Waterloo”… and Bjorn often played Hagstroms… But I digress… It all started  in 1921 when Albin Hagstrom of Alvdalen, Sweden began importing accordions. Fast forward to 1958 Hagstrom began building electric guitars and basses […]

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