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Bjärton Metro
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1962 ad (J-1)

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1962 ad (J-2)

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1962 ad (J-3)

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1965 catalog (J-1)

Available in three different versions:

Fully acoustic (J-1)
With 1 pickup (J-2)
With 2 pickups (J-3)

Specifications: (all versions)

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

Introduced: ca 1960

Earliest known example: 21644 (ca 1961)
unreadable number (ca 1961) (J-1) - (added pickup)

ca 1961:

Changed tailpiece design (J-1).

24412 (ca 1961) (J-1)
24864 (ca 1961) (J-1)

ca 1962:

Also available for export under the Hagström brand.

31531 (1962) (J-2) - (Hagström) - (changed tuners)
52377 (1964) (J-1) - (Hagström) - (added pickup)
Latest known example: 87543 (1967) - (J-3) (Hagström)