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Bjärton España
Photo
1955 catalog

Photo
1959 catalog

Photo
1963 catalog

Photo
1966 catalog

Photo
1968 Hagström catalog
(Probably a photo of a España SL-12)

Specifications:

Body width: 360 mm.
Body length: 470 mm.
Scale length: 630 mm.
Spruce top with fan bracing.
Mahogany back & sides.
?-ply bound top.
?-ply bound back.
Mahogany neck with non-adjustable steel truss rod.
Unbound ebony fingerboard.
Nickel plated strip tuners.
Natural finish.
10 year warranty.

This model was constructed to be used
with either steel or nylon strings.

Introduced: ca 1954

Earliest known example: 1390 (ca 1954)

Redesigned: ca 195?

Specifications:

Scale length: 650 mm.
Spruce top.
Mahogany back & sides.
?-ply bound top.
Single-bound back.
7-piece mahogany neck with non-adjustable steel truss rod.
Unbound extended ebony fingerboard.
Strip tuners.
Natural finish.
10 year warranty.

17053 (ca 1960)

ca 1960:

Bjärton logo on headstock.

ca 1961:

Fingerboard ends straight.

29034 (1962)

ca 1963:

Also available for export under the Hagström brand.

ca 1965:

7-ply bound top.
Single-bound back.

Latest known example: 71369 (1965)