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Levin Model 158
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1969 catalog

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1975 catalog

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1975 catalog

Specifications:

Levin version of Goya Model 158.

High gloss finish version of Model 157.
8-string Mandolin.
Body width: 260 mm.
Body depth: 60 mm.
Spruce top with undetermined bracing.
Mahogany back & sides.
Double-bound top with double-bound soundhole.
Unbound back.
Unbound glued pickguard.
Unbound headstock.
Mahogany neck.
Unbound rosewood fingerboard with pearloid dot inlay.
Tuners with white plastic buttons.
Nickel plated hardware.
High gloss natural finish.
One year warranty.

Introduced: ca 1968 as a replacement for LMA 6.

Earliest known example: 488153 (1968)
497019 (1969)

ca 1973:

Five year warranty.

558167 (1977)
Latest known example: 563883 (1978)