Hagstrom Alvar Swedish Frost, Smaller Compact Semi-hollow Body

Hagstrom Alvar Swedish Frost, Smaller Compact Semi-hollow Body

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Hagstrom Guitars proudly present the Hagstrom Alvar, the smaller brother of the Hagstrom Viking which perfectly lives up to its Norse origins as the "Elf Warrior". A true best friend and fellow fighting companion.

This semi-hollow bodied instrument in its "petite" body size, will be a perfect match for players searching for a semi-hollow in a smaller compact form. While it shares so many elements of its larger bodied sibling, the Alvar is a reigning force despite its diminutive proportions and elements.
The Elf-Warrior Alvar, always has your back

As Alvar was also known for having a calm and cool side of his personality, this 6-stringed wonder has the ability to easily "dial down" for cool and calmer moments. If battle insists and a raging fight pursues, he takes up his battle axe and delivers some of the tightest and controlled death blows of mayhem. Sturdy, focused and resistant to feedback at high volumes and excessive gain, this guitar reacts and steps up to the task required. It is surprisingly capable of delivering an onslaught of destruction taking players by pleasant surprise, with all of the power and might that this little beast can dish out.

It's sleek and slim multi-ply maple body and set maple neck, are key to delivering its sharp attack and long sustain. The dually equipped Hagstrom HJ-50 humbucking pickups transform this cool cat into a raging beast at the flick of a switch.

Our custom equipped RC-Circuit on each independent volume pot helps to keep the Alvar calm and subdued, while turning up the dials summon forth the elf-warlord. Players that have already become acquainted with Alvar have been shocked at is exceptional feel and flexible tonal control, despite its meager size. The Alvar demonstrates its ability to flip from wholesome clean, to full staunch aggression in a heartbeat.

  • Wild Cherry Transparent
  • Black Gloss
  • Swedish Frost
Hagstrom Trapez Bridge Semi Hollow Body Guitar Hagstrom HJ-50 Humbucker Hagstrom fleur de lis
The minute you lay your hands on a Hagstrom and strum it for the first time, you can instantly feel why Hagstrom has legions of devoted fans and why so many pro musicians have made it their "number one".

Alvar Specs

    Material: Ply Maple
    Top: Contoured
    Style: Semi-Hollow


    Joint: Set Neck
    Material: Canadian Hard Maple
    Truss Rod: H-Expander ž


    Material: Resinator ž
    Radius: 15"
    Inlays: Pearloid Block
    Frets: 22 Medium Jumbo
    Scale Length: 24.75" (628.65 mm)
    Nut: GraphTech Black Tusq XL
    Nut Width: 43 mm


    Pickups: 2 x Hagstrom HJ-50, AlNiCo-5 Humbucker, Chrome Plated Cover
    Pickup Selector: 3-Way Toggle Switch
    Controls: 2 x Volume (R/C Circuit) / 2 x Tone


    Bridge: Long Travel Tune-O-Matic with Hagstrom Trapeze Tail Piece
    Tuning Keys: Hagstrom Design 18:1
    Strings: D'Addario (10-46)