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Levin Model 22
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1940 catalog

Specifications:

Non-cutaway.
Body width: 445 mm.
Body length: 530 mm.
Romanian hand carved spruce top with bracing.
Flame maple back & sides.
Triple-bound top with single-bound f-holes.
Single-bound back.
Single-bound pickguard.
Flame maple neck with non-adjustable T-shaped duraluminum truss rod.
Single-bound headstock with mother-of-pearl diamond inlay.
Single-bound rosewood fingerboard with mother-of-pearl diamond inlay.
Nickel plated hardware.
Sunburst finish.
Ten year warranty.

Also available as 4-string Tenor Guitar (Model 22 TG).

Introduced: ca 1940

Earliest known example: 125413 (1941)
Latest known maple example: 126637 (1941) - This example has a changed fingerboard.

ca 1942:

Walnut or flame maple back & sides.
Mahogany or maple neck.
Walnut fingerboard.
Pearloid fingerboard inlay.

Earliest known walnut example: 139728 (1943) - (different headstock inlay, changed bridge & tailpiece)
144053 (1944)
145349 (1944)
147243 (1944) - (changed pickguard)
150524 (1944)
165905 (1945)
Latest known example: 184952 (1947)