Hagstrom bass guitar dating
The Galanti, on the other hand, is quite a rare bird. I found it in a shop in San Diego but they were asking around $2000 for it. Next to that are a couple of Norma’s and another attempt at copying the Burns pickguard. Next to that is a Hi-Lo (also available from Ibanez). Below: As you can see, we got our walls painted the other day, hope you like it! This baby looks, feels, plays like no other Bass from its time.
to the product Fender FSR Limited Edition 50 Strat Electric Guitar Body: Alder, Neck: Maple, Neck profile: Soft V, Fretboard: Maple, Fretboard radius: 184.1 mm (7.25"), 21 Frets, Nut width: 42 mm, Scale: 648 mm, Pickups: 3 American Vintage 56 single coils, 1 Volume- and 2 tone controls,...A curved control plated offered switches for pickup and tone (capacitor) selection, plus a mute switch, and a volume control.An all-new Hagstrom vibrato tailpiece was also added.It is hard to imagine today, but in the early 1960’s having an electric guitar in your home was rare.In fact, it was likely that your parents were steering you in the direction of accordion lessons. The Beatles – and of course others – stopped all that.In 1965, Hagstrom decided that these instruments would be renamed as the Hagstrom 1, and they were produced until 1971; however in 1966 the pickups changed to the more familiar rectangular shape.
These two examples, a 1965 Hagstrom 1 Bass and Guitar Set, for sale as a set, are very interesting.
Hagstrom had a long history of mass producing instruments in Europe under a number of brand names, but never gained mass acceptance in North America.
In 1962, Hagstrom launched a series of guitars with coloured hard plastic (lucite) tops and vinyl covered backs.
Hence, the foreign guitar manufacturers gave us what we wanted. Here I’ve highlights a few of my 60’s guitars, but it only scratches the surface. ” It took me a while, but now I see his point of view.
You’ll see the inspiration for launching Eastwood Guitars in these images below. I took it to the local luthier and asked him to refinish it, to remove the awful sticker. A couple of Fender Duo-Sonics, which were the inspiration for the Warren Ellis Tenor Series.
The Airline Guitars were sold through Montgomery Ward.