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Levin LS 18
No catalog photo


Levin version of Goya S-18.

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 Levin truss rod cover with a star and "1900".
Single-bound ebony fingerboard with centered pearl dot inlay.
Rosewood bridge.
Nickel plated strip tuners with white plastic buttons.
Natural finish.

Marketed by U.K. distributors as Super Goliath Model 1855.

Introduced: ca 1958

ca 1958:

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

Earliest known example: 405514 (1960)
xxxxxx (1958-1965) - (changed tuners)
411715 (1961)
429419 (1962)
433824 (1963)

ca 1963:

Replaced by LT 18.

446233 (1964) - (changed tuners)
Latest known example: 451584 (1965)