1958-9 to be as precise as we can...
Another model that employs
As with all the Glitter models, catch the light in a certain
way, and the chameleon factor comes into view...
The Reverse is NOT the White Pearloid.
Did you know Black was an option?
This solid body example is original. So
unlike some other versions this is HEAVY!
The pearl effect fretboard is there, the
acrylic transparent covering is also there.
...more UK pics soon - with a bit more patience, after all I've played it now, so I might even calm down soon...
...the picture up above on
the left has 'items' representing six decades in history
Strumming by CDC (2003) ...from Karl E Hagstrom (1991)
The youngest Hagstrom live performer (9) with the oldest
Hagstrom from 59!
I am truly grateful for the opportunity
to share this with you, and I hope it helps inform other owners and enquirers
can be done today with a guitar of this type?
And in the UK - this was then...
Hmmm.... Seventy-Five Pounds...
wait for it...
Esa Harju from Finland knows how to enjoy himself, - to quote: "ZERO NINE, a group of simple north-eastern Finnish boys, were more than a little astounded by the experience of playing for 30,000 people at Råsunda stadium in Stockholm, supporting AC/DC on their tour, letting it ring at the legendary Marquee club, and drinking backstage vodka in Russia to such an extent that sometimes I had to ask what country I was in…"
A fascinating guy, you just have to see his website - he has a lot more to offer, besides some of the most stunning Deluxe Pictures I have ever seen - here's a taster...
Here's a link to Elmo Harju's site: www.elmerson.com
Hagstrom's 1961 GOYA branded semi-acoustic models, the Hagstrom Deluxe Ä (new modification), and for a more generalised view of the Hagstrom Standard and Deluxe range (produced mainly under the Hagstrom name), between 1958 and 1963, see the page EDP46
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