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Bjärton J-1/Metro
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1962 ad

Photo
1965 catalog

Specifications:

Body width: 420 mm.
Body length: 510 mm.
Scale length: 625 mm.
Mahogany top.
Mahogany back & sides.
?-ply bound top.
?-bound back.
Mahogany neck.
Unbound walnut fingerboard with block inlay.
Chrome plated hardware.
Sunburst finish.
1 year warranty.

Introduced: ca 1960

Earliest known example: unreadable number (ca 1960) - (added pickup)

ca 1961:

Changed tailpiece design.

24412 (ca 1961)
24864 (ca 1961)

ca 1962:

Also available for export under the Hagström brand.

ca 1964:

Renamed Metro.

52377 (1964) - (Hagström) - (added pickup)
Latest known example: 52400 (1964) - (Hagström)