Dating a hagstrom guitar

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Similarly, serial number 09050112 indicates the 112th guitar made during May 2009.In mid/late 2012, US distributed Japanese-built guitars switched to the year designation that guitars distributed in Japan use.Very nice to see such a great website about Hagstrm. For your information, I yesterday found a red Hagstrm Kent I, serial number: 537099, and bought it. Best wishes Glenn Bergman, hus, Sweden Here's a couple to be going on with, but do visit the site - Collecting everything from Hagstrom Levin Gibson to Fender Guitars to Citroen 2CV's with 'fenders' both ends! Selmer would have been pleased to receive this example originally, as by the time these were being made, Hagstrom were entering their busiest period for some time. As you see Ed maintains the following which just reinforces some of the minor queries from the batch listings. Along with a couple of others Hags in his collection... Bernie Van started off 2003 with this I enjoy your website.Played some Shadows stuff last evening, everything worked! Only thing missing is the knob at bottom for the strap. Recording Studios, and guitars for sale (no hags though! There was quite a waiting list gathering pace, and Selmer had to make do with whatever Hagstrm would let them have! I'd stake some on this being the Bowie Kent model, with a Hagstrom branded neck! for example this Black Beauty H12 Hmmm - must try a 12 solid I thought... Its nice to know there are many Hagstrom fans out there as for many years I though I was alone.However, there were basses in the Goya order too, which were not recorded in the batch records...

The first two digits designate the year of manufacture, followed by two digits denoting the month.The remaining four digits denote the instrument’s sequential number of manufacture among all the instruments made during the month indicated.For example, serial number 07100091 indicates a guitar built in 2007 (07), in October of that year (10), and that it was the 91st guitar made that month (0091).It really all started with the PB24G or Hagstrom 1, a model with traces of the P46 and Standard models In USA it started off as a "KENT" brand, in the UK "FUTURAMA" by Selmer Staying in the style of the two models shown above from the Hagstrom UK collection for many batches, then changing style with the change from Single Coil to Humbucking PU's (The Fab HIIN) Then finally before bringing things to a close, there was the Partner.Anyway lets get to see some of these stages through the pictures from our visitors!Some of those include variables such as refinished bodies or necks, replaced parts, refrets, and overall condition of the guitar.Original and mint condition will catch the highest values for your instruments.In these eight-digit numbers, the first two digits signify the number of years since Takamine’s establishment in 1962.The following two digits denote the month, and the remaining four digits denote the instrument’s sequential number of manufacture among all the instruments made during the month indicated.See below for the formula used to tell the year of manufacture.View Pro Series Guitars Japanese-made Takamine models distributed in Japan have their own serial-numbering scheme that can be used to reliably date them.

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