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Bjärton Isabella
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1955 catalog

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1957 catalog

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1959 catalog

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1963 Hagström catalog

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1963 Hagström catalog

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1966 catalog

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1967 Hagström catalog

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1967 Hagström catalog

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1971 catalog

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1972 Hagström catalog

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ca 1975 catalog

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1979 Hagström catalog

Specifications:

Body width: 380 mm.
Body length: 490 mm.
Scale length: 630 mm.
Spruce top with fan bracing & soundhole ornament.
Mahogany back & sides.
4-ply bound top.
Single-bound (black) soundhole.
Single-bound back.
Mahogany neck.
Unbound rosewood fingerboard with dot inlay.
Strip tuners.
Natural top finish.
Black neck finish.
5 year warranty.

Introduced: ca 195?

Earliest known example: 2660 (ca 1956)

ca 1957:

Changed headstock design.

4059 (ca 1957)

ca 1957:

Changed rosette design.

6248 (ca 1959)
7078 (ca 1959)
7232 (ca 1959)

ca 1959:

Fingerboard ends straight.
Changed rosette design.

28138 (1962) - (missing soundhole ornament)
unknown number (early 1960s)

ca 1963:

Also available for export under the Hagström brand.
Marketed in the U.S.A. as Hagström HC-15 and as Hagström HC-4 in Canada.

48122 (1963)

ca 1967:

Changed headstock design.
10 year warranty.

88583 (1967)

ca 1967:

Body width: 370 mm.
Sloped shoulders.
5-ply bound (white/red/green/red/black) top.
Changed rosette design.
Double-bound (white/red) soundhole.
Natural finished neck.
No fingerboard inlay.

ca 1970:

Fingerboard ends rounded.
Nylon-string tuners.

109309 (1970) - (Hagström label)

ca 1971:

Vertical headstock logo.

139814 (1973)
54144405 (1974) - (Hagström) - (missing soundhole ornament)

ca 1975:

Single-bound (red) soundhole.

54156473 or 54168424 (1975 or 1977)
54160683 (1976)
54178872 (ca 1978)

ca 197?:

5-ply bound top.

ca 1979:

Marketed in Germany as Hagström Victoria.

54190599 (ca 1980)
54193767 (ca 1980)
54198655 (ca 1981)
54201365 (ca 1981)

ca 198?:

Triple-ply bound top with black outer layer.
Changed rosette design.
Single-bound (black) soundhole.

Latest known example: 225877 (ca 1984)