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Bjärton La Rita
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1957 catalog

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1959 catalog

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1963 catalog

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1963 catalog

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1966 catalog

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1967 catalog

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1971 catalog

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1972 catalog

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1979 catalog


Specifications:
Body width: 380 mm.
Body length: 490 mm.
Scale length: 630 mm.
Spruce top with fan bracing.
Walnut back & sides.
6-ply bound top.
4-ply bound soundhole.
Single-bound back.
3-piece mahogany neck.
Unbound rosewood fingerboard with side block inlay.
Strip tuners.
Natural finish.
10 year warranty.

Introduced: ca 1957

Earliest known example: 5792 (ca 1957)
6626 (ca 1957)
7933 (ca 1958) - (wrong number?, 1961-1963 features)

ca 1958:
Changed rosette design.

8695 (ca 1958)

ca 1959:
Scale length: 650 mm.
Fingerboard ends straight.

unknown number (ca 1960)

ca 1960:
Unbound soundhole.

23789 (ca 1961)
23972 (ca 1961)
31336 (ca 1962)

ca 1963:
Also available for export under the Hagström brand.
Marketed in the U.S.A. as Hagström HC-20.

49179 (1964)
55572 (1964)
60364 (1964)
65196 (1965)
67473 (1965)
78317 (1966)
81880 (1966)
83581 (1966)
90602 (1967)

ca 1967:
Changed headstock design.
No fingerboard inlay.

ca 1967:
Sloped shoulders.

ca 1970:
Changed rosette design.
Vertical headstock logo.
Fingerboard ends rounded.

123307 (1971)
123309 (1971)
54142795 (1974)
54146801 (1974) - (Hagström)
54147010 (1974)
54148635 (1974)
54152162 (1975)

ca 19??:
Changed rosette design.
54174678 (ca 1978)

ca 1979:
Marketed in Germany as Hagström Silvia.

54203087 (ca 1981)
54204119 (ca 1982)
54217526 (ca 1983)
54222881 (ca 1984)
Latest known example: 225815 (ca 1984)