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Levin Model 105
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1928 catalog

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1937 catalog

Specifications:

12-string Bass Lute.
Round back.
Body width: 360 mm.
Body depth: 160 mm.
Spruce top with undetermined bracing.
Flame maple back & sides.
Celluloid and wood purfling around top.
Mother-of-pearl inlaid rosette.
Maple neck with scroll headstock.
Unbound rosewood fingerboard with varied mother-of-pearl inlay.
Rosewood pin bridge.
Nickel plated tuners with white plastic buttons.
Natural finish.
One year warranty.

Introduced: ca 1927

Discontinued: ca 1931

Earliest known example: none
Latest known example: none

Reintroduced: ca 1937

12-string.
Round back.
Spruce top with undetermined bracing.
Flame maple back & sides.
5-ply celluloid bound top.
Maple neck with scroll headstock.
Unbound rosewood fingerboard with bass side block fingerboard inlay.
Rosewood pin bridge.
Nickel plated tuners.
Golden brown finish.
One year warranty.

Earliest known example: 110465 (1938)
no serial number (ca 1937-ca 1942)

ca 1942:

Flame birch back and sides.

175885 (1946)
Latest known example: 190232 (1947)