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El-Goya / Goya

In 1952 initial contacts were being made between the Hershman Musical Instrument Co. of New York
and Levin regarding marketing Levin made instruments under a different brand name in the U.S.A.

Instead of using already existing Levin models, it appears that Levin designed completely new models
for Hershman, and only some of these models would later appear in Levin catalogs as Levin versions,
often with some minor changed details.

El-Goya

Before settling on the Goya name in 1954, a line of instruments named El-Goya were made.

El-Goya models
El-Goya serial numbers
El-Goya catalogs

The line of
ca 1953 - ca 1954
Model 250
Model 150
Model 100


Goya

Goya models
Goya serial numbers
Goya catalogs

Goya nylon-string guitars
The line of
ca 1954 - ca 1956
The line of
ca 1956 - ca 1957
The line of
ca 1957 - ca 1958
The line of
ca 1958 - ca 1959
The line of
ca 1959 - ca 1961
The line of
ca 1961 - ca 1962
G-30
G-25
G-20
G-15
G-30
G-25
G-20
G-15
G-10
G-30
G-20
G-15
G-10
G-30
G-20
G-15
G-12
G-10
G-30
G-20
G-15
G-10
G-40
G-30
G-20
G-17
G-13
G-10
G-10¾
The line of
ca 1962 - ca 1963
The line of
ca 1963 - ca 1966
The line of
ca 1966 - ca 1968
The line of
ca 1968 - ca 1970
The line of
ca 1970 - ca 1971
The line of
ca 1971 - ca 1972
G-40
G-30
FL-7
G-20
G-17
G-13
G-10
G-10¾
G-40
G-30
FL-7
G-20
G-17
G-13
G-10
G-9
G-40
G-30
FL-7
G-20
G-17
G-13
G-13M
G-10
G-45
G-30
FL-7
G-20
G-17
G-13
G-13M
G-10
GG-45
GG-30
GG-7
GG-20
GG-17
GG-13
GG-10
GG-140
GG-45
GG-30
GG-11
GG-7
GG-9
GG-20
GG-17
GG-13
GG-10
GG-140


Goya steel-string guitars
The line of
ca 1958 - ca 1961
The line of
ca 1961 - ca 1962
The line of
ca 1962 - ca 1963
The line of
ca 1963 - ca 1964
The line of
ca 1964 - ca 1966
M-50
M-28
S-18
M-26
S-16
M-24
S-14
M-22
F-27
F-19
S-18
M-26
S-16
F-11
M-24
S-14
M-22
TS-5
F-27
F-19
S-18
S-16
F-11
M-24
S-14
M-22
TS-5
F-27
TS-4
F-19
S-18
S-16
F-11
M-24
S-14
TG-15
M-22
TS-5
TS-4
T-18
F-25
N-26
T-16
T-14
F-11
N-22
TG-15
N-21
The line of
ca 1966 - ca 1967
The line of
ca 1967 - ca 1968
The line of
ca 1968 - ca 1969
The line of
ca 1969 - ca 1970
The line of
ca 1970 - ca 1972
TS-5
T-23
TS-4
T-18
N-26
T-16
T-14
N-22
TG-15
N-21
TS-5
T-23
TS-4
T-18
N-26
T-3
T-16
T-14
F-12
N-22
TG-15
N-21
TS-5
T-23
TS-4
T-18
N-26
T-3
T-16
T-14
F-12
N-22
TG-15
N-21
Model 130
TS-5
Model 174
TS-4
Model 163
T-3
Model 172
T-14
F-12
Model 161
TG-15
N-21
Model 130
GG-5
GG-174
GG-4
GG-163
GG-172
GG-161
GG-12
GG-130


Goya archtop guitars
The line of
ca 1961 - ca 1966
C-90
C-80
C-70
C-60


Goya mandolins
The line of
ca 1963 - ca 1966
The line of
ca 1966 - ca 1968
The line of
ca 1968 - ca 1970
The line of
ca 1970 - ca 1972
MA-9
MA-8
MA-6
MA-9F
MA-9R
MA-8
MA-6
Model 158
GG-158