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Levin Model 11 / Model 64
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1902 catalog

Specifications:

12-string Mandolin.
Round back.
Spruce top with inlay.
Maple & walnut 15-part back.
Mosaic bound top.
Mosaic rosette.
Unbound headstock.
Unbound rosewood fingerboard with mother-of-pearl dot inlay.
Bone nut.
Bridge with bone saddle.
Engraved aluminium tailpiece.
Natural finish.

Also available in a fancier version as Model 12.

Introduced: ca 1900

ca 1907:

17-part back.
Renamed Model 64.

ca 1920:

13-part back.

Earliest known example: 48655 (1920)
Latest known example: 48655 (1920)

ca 1923:

4-ply top purfling.
Ebony bridge with bone saddle.
Mahogany finished back.
12-string version of Model 54.

ca 1925:

Birch & walnut back.
Brass tuners.