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Levin LG 8
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1972 catalog

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1975 catalog

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1978 catalog

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1980 catalog

Specifications:

Non-cutaway.
Body width: 380 mm.
Body length: 480 mm.
Body depth: 98 mm.
Fingerboard width: 52 mm.
Scale length: 650 mm.
Spruce top with paper rosette.
Mahogany back & sides.
Single-bound top.
Unbound back.
Mahogany neck.
Unbound rosewood fingerboard.
Rosewood bridge.
Nickel plated strip tuners with white plastic buttons.
Matte natural finish.
One year warranty.

Introduced: ca 1970

Earliest known example: 501122 (1970)

ca 1973:

Five year warranty.

523428 (1973)

ca 1975:

Body depth: 95 mm.
Inlayed rosette.
Fingerboard ends straight.

ca 1975:

Changed rosette design.

539779 (1975)
540689 (1975)
559579 (1977) - (triple-bound top?)
561292 (1977)

ca 1977:

Triple-bound top.
Changed rosette design.
Also available in high gloss natural finish as LG 8 P.

Latest known Sweden made example: 563837 (1978)

ca 1979:

Three year warranty.

ca 1979:

Made in Japan.

Earliest known Japan made example: L91033 (ca 1979)
L91146 (ca 1979)

ca 1980:

Made in Finland.
Matte or high gloss natural finish.
Five year warranty.

568754 (ca 1980)
Latest known example: 569518 (ca 1980)