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Levin Model 157
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1969 catalog

Specifications:

Satin finish version of Model 158.
8-string Mandolin.
Body width: 260 mm.
Body depth: 60 mm.
Spruce top with undetermined bracing.
Mahogany back & sides.
Triple-bound top.
Unbound back.
Unbound glued pickguard.
Unbound headstock.
Mahogany neck.
Unbound rosewood fingerboard with pearloid dot inlay.
Tuners with white plastic buttons.
Nickel plated hardware.
Matte natural finish.
One year warranty.

Introduced: ca 1968

Earliest known example: 488390 (1968)
495560 (1969)
504234 (1970)
Latest known example: 516991 (1972)