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Levin LM 26
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1962 catalog

Specifications:

Levin version of Goya M-26.

Non-cutaway.
Goliath size:
Body width: 400 mm.
Body length: 505 mm.
Body depth: 95/120 mm.
Fingerboard width: 43 mm.
Scale length: 630 mm.
Spruce top with X-bracing.
Flame maple back & sides.
4-ply bound top.
Single-bound back.
Mahogany bolt-on neck with adjustable truss rod.
Metal truss rod cover with a star and "1900".
Single-bound rosewood fingerboard with centered pearl dot inlay.
Rosewood bridge.
Nickel plated tuners.
Sunburst finish.

Marketed by U.K. distributors as Goliath Model 1795.

Introduced: ca 1958

Earliest known example: 377647 (1958) - (changed tuners)
379301 (1958) - (unbound fingerboard)

ca 1958:

No star or "1900" on truss rod cover (star and "1900" used until ca 1962).

388994 (1959) - (changed tuners)
392859 (1959)
398766 (1959) - (refinished natural)
425248 (1962) - (changed tuners)
426256 (1962) - (changed tuners)
433450 (1963)
433777 (1963) - (changed tuners)
437761 (1963)
437764 (1963) - (changed tuners)

ca 1963:

Nickel plated individual Van Gent tuners with metal buttons.
Replaced by LN 26.

442997 (1964) - (changed tuners)
447334 (1964) - (changed tuners)
Latest known example: 454609 (1965)