Kurt Cobain’s Hagstrom II F-200
Kurt played this Hagstrom for a few gigs during Nirvana’s first European tour in late 1989. The guitar was most likely acquired around mid-November, while the band played around West Germany, and it was destroyed relatively quickly, on November 27, 1989, at Piper Club, Roma, Italy.
Based on photos, the guitar featured a red finish, two single-coil pickups, and a stop tail-piece (usually these guitars seem to have a tremolo bridge). Based on sources online [All the H’s I-II-III], Kurt’s guitar was likely a model made someone in the sixties, as it featured switches for the pickups, instead of the dials which were introduced in the 70s.
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