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Levin Model 1 S
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Specifications:

Tailpiece version of Model 1.

Non-cutaway.
Body width: 315 mm.
Body length: 460 mm.
Body depth: 78 mm.
Spruce top with ladder bracing.
Birch back & sides.
Unbound top.
Unbound back.
Unbound headstock.
Unbound ebonized fingerboard with mother-of-pearl dot inlay.
Silver plated frets.
Strap button with mother-of-pearl inlay.
Mahogany finished back & sides.
Natural finished top.

Introduced: ca 1900

Earliest known example: 491 (1902) - (later bridge & tailpiece)

ca 1907:

Changed rosette.
Unbound ebonized fingerboard with no inlay.
Brass frets.
Brass tuners.
Rosewood finished back & sides.

ca 1910:

Walnut fingerboard with no inlay.

21802 (1913) - (missing bridge)
Latest known example: 28058 (1915)

ca 1920:

Walnut fingerboard with mother-of-pearl dot inlay.

ca 1923:

Silver plated frets.