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Levin Model 18 Ideal
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1948 catalog

Specifications:

Non-cutaway.
Body width: 315 mm.
Body length: 460 mm.
Scale length: 630 mm.
Spruce top with ladder bracing.
Flame birch back & sides.
Triple-bound top.
Single-bound back.
Mahogany neck.
Unbound headstock.
Unbound walnut fingerboard with 18 frets & pearloid dot inlay.
Nickel plated strip tuners.
Natural finish.
One year warranty.

Introduced: ca 1947

Earliest known example: 195222 (1948)
203116 (1948)
222515 (1949) - (changed tuners)
240599 (1950) - (changed tuners)
266550 (1951)
Latest known example: 276289 (1952)