BARTELL of California
Bartell produced guitars and amplifiers from 1964 to 1968
The company factory was to the west of Riverside California, out at the end of Jurupa Ave near the Riverside Airport.
It is estimated that around 2,000 instruments were produced based on the innovated designs of master craftsman Paul Barth.
The Bartell company also rebranded their products for Hohner, St. George, Lancer and Acoustic corporation, selling across the USA, Bartell-branded guitars’ sales distribution limited to southern California and Arizona.
Bartell of California appears on labels inside Hohner fretless basses, St George guitars, Natural Music Guild, and Contessa amplifiers.