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Zandelin Solist
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1950 ad

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1955 ad

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1957 catalog

Specifications:

Non-cutaway.
Body width: 360 mm.
Body depth: 90 mm.
Spruce top with fan bracing.
Mahogany back & sides.
5-ply bound top.
Single-bound back.
Mahogany neck with non-adjustable T-shaped duraluminum truss rod.
No logo on headstock.
Ebony fingerboard.
Rosewood bridge.
Nickel plated nylon-string tuners with white buttons.
Natural finish.

Introduced: ca 1946

ca 1950:

Mahogany or birch back & sides.

ca 1951:

Steel-string tuners.

Earliest known example: 258793 (1951)
262084 (1951)

ca 1952:

Ten year warranty.

ca 1953:

Triple-bound back.

ca 1955:

Flame maple back & sides.
Single-bound back.
Rosewood fingerboard.
One-piece headstock overlay.

332120 (1955)
382340 (1958)
Latest known example: 437921 (1963)