1959 Goya/Hagstrom "Model 90 (P-24)" (Extremely RARE JET BLACK Model)
known as the...
From early 1925 until the summer of 1958 Swedish-based Hagstrom's "MAIN" business was solely based-on accordion manufacturing. In 1957 a trip to the
United States gave Albin Hagstrom a revelation.
Albin returned to Sweden and said "the future of
Hagstrom was Rock 'N Roll and "that" music was
built around the electric guitar "NOT" an accordion."
After some research, which included taking
a Gibson Les Paul "Goldtop" apart... designer
Holger Berglund started designing the first
Hagstrom electric guitar. These early Hagstrom
models were from the "Sparkle & Pearloid" era...
which ran from 1958-1963.
This 1959 Goya/Hagstrom "Model 90 (P-24)"
featured on this page, comes from the dawn of
the Swedish "ELECTRIC" guitar production...
carrying a serial number of 466/021. This rare
Black Goya has a pointed "Serpent-like Tail"
pickguard, which possibly gave this model
the nickname of "Black Devil." Only 177 of
these rare "Black Finish" models were ever