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18th March 2010
Rob Morritt was a good friend to many people
around the world. A generous nature, a wicked sense of humour, a
passionate guy who put a 'positive spin' on most things in life.
Official Hagstrom Canada Motto:
"Never buy another Hagstrom before the
has arrived - unless it's an emergency!"
Rob Morritt 2002
WHEN IS A NEW HAGSTROM NOT A NEW HAGSTROM?
A: When it's New Old Stock!
Hagstrom UK Trade Show report!
Launch outside USA/Canada is expected towards the end of 2005
Something to warm your soul... for
Christmas and the New Year into 2005
Thank you for sending this to me sir!
Featured on the announcement of the band winning the Mercury
Keith from 2004 Mercury Music award winning
Glasgow band Franz Ferdinand
Sept to Oct 3rd 2004
Hiding in Sweden since 1959 - This Hagstrom 'Sweetone'
From 3rd July to 8th August 2004
Hagstrom - A truly multi-cultural experience!
From 18th June to 3rd July
A story with connections - click the picture
'FPF' from 13th May to 18th June 2004
(a "must see" page!)
The news of impending reissues was broken end April 2004 in
having been asked to hold the information until then.
everyone across the Atlantic "already knew" eh? (LOL)
Some say they were indeed
Part EIGHT of SEVEN ?
- TWO -
Feature from 1st May to 13th May, courtesy of a Hagstrom UK
source or two!
A sight for sore fingers eh?
Feature from 5th April 2004 to 30th April 2004 from Manfred
Tour of '76 reminder from 8th Feb to 5th April 2004
Manfred's wall started 2004 (Jan to 8th Feb)
Then during December 2003 through to the
31st we had two...
This will take you to a page with many pictures - please wait if you do not have
a fast connection
IT IS WORTH THE WAIT!
Hey, lets make it a DOUBLE
Front Page feature !
If you've never met Alvy before, well it's a
Transatlantic story from April '03...
a bonus from my deal with Rob turned up in the Christmas Card
So that takes us up to 1st January 2004, and for the New Year
week a little touch of the UK...
2004 from the UK!
Wellington Arch at Hyde Park
Buckingham Palace again
Who said Flower Power is a distant memory!
In aid of UNICEF - by "Brightening up London this Christmas" with Orange phones
Then November to December 2003 a small part of Manfred
Graeder's collection (newly homed!)
CLICK IF YOU DARE! for a 529KB jpg full version - But what
detail in the full version!
Featured Sept 2003 to November 2003
Jon Casselman returns
Now click the picture to see it FULL SIZE (292kb)
See Jon's dedicated page
Let's get back to basics for a while... (Basic? Huh! - Big fat
and warm - and that's just the sound)
These are from the Hagstrom UK collection, although the light sunburst BJ12/H33
has moved on now...
Click the picture to go to the main page
for these beauties...
Featured August - Sept 2003
H1B (Sunburst) Coronado IV (Mahogany Sunburst) Hagstrom 1B (Red) Swede Bass
(Black) Concord Deluxe (Black) H II B N (Sunburst) Special 8 (Mahogany Sunburst)
Scanbass (Mahogany) Hagstrom 2B (Sunburst)
Jon Casselman kindly sends us
this fantastic panorama of Bass Guitars
The colours are so bright, you just want
to walk into this picture... and dabble a bit eh? So go see the full version!
Featured July - August 2003
Terry Stamp from TWW circa 1971, with
a host of other names
plus a tale about Sid Vicious
the last known owner of this Hagstrom 12,
thrown in for good measure...
Click the pic to read more...
A Flyer from Hagstrom (Yawn eh?) No, No, No!
No. Intended for the home market, you can read the Swedish text (if you can)
or the Translation from Anders Karlsson
An unusual version of the
Jimmy "s" hole with raised "Hagstrom headstock Logo,
standard bridge and very different looking pick-guard - almost prototype
How the Canadians gave the
"Swede" it's name!
CLICK TO GO
TO THE PAGE
WITH THE CATALOGUES
read all about it and see the bigger picture!
Many Thanks to
for sending this in
A little bit of fun from with a red Viking.
Say Ciao to
A couple of other pictures reside on the
Feature ran from 27th January to 16th February 2003
Up to date... See the Front page for the latest, but check back in case we
expand the details!
Featured from 17th February to 5th April 2003
Gabriele Busani from Italy (Visitors
page 2) kindly offers this artistic view of his red Viking 1
Please click the smaller icons for a further two excellent interpretations
Bernie starts off 2003 with this
example of a 1971 HI
A Canadian model, with Tailpiece similar to the sparkle models,
no switches, and pick-up similar to the Partner.
File size reduction impairs the colour here, so
Click the Picture for a Clearer View
Hagstrom 16 and 24 channel mixers circa 1980 - and Amtech are still at
Featured 1st November to 17th November 2002
Pat Smear's Hag III - featured to 30th October 2002
How old am I? Twenty-five years
since since he left?
Featured 12th August to 4th September 2002
picture arrived at Hagstrom UK at the end of 2001.
No point in losing it amongst the hyperlinks eh?
What a fantastic collection Gunnar! Featured 25th July
to 12th August
From Rob Morritt - Hagstrom Canada
Well my friend. I can always rely on you to go the extra mile!
After this you liked the first entry (above) so much you bought it!
Featured 16th May to 4th July 2002
(5th July to 25th July Bernie's Blue SuperSwede was
repeated... as Rob had bought it from him!)
From: Bernie Van -
His Gorgeous Blue SuperSwede - A Hellava fine guitar - and picture!
Thanks Bernie for "starting the ball rolling"
16th April to 15th May 2002
This page works from bottom to the top now...
The top being the latest feature...
But it's worth seeing Bernie's Blue SuperSwede... that moved on to be Rob's!
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