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Levin Model 27
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1940 catalog

Specifications:

Non-cutaway.
Body width: 420 mm.
Body length: 510 mm.
Hand carved top.
Romanian spruce top with undetermined bracing.
Flame maple back & sides.
Triple-bound top with unbound f-holes.
Single-bound back.
Single-bound pickguard.
Mahogany neck with non-adjustable T-shaped duraluminum truss rod.
Single-bound headstock.
Single-bound rosewood fingerboard with mother-of-pearl small block inlay.
Nickel plated hardware.
Sunburst finish.
Ten year warranty.

Also available as 4-string Tenor Guitar (Model 27 TG).

Introduced: ca 1940

Earliest known example: 121915 (1940)

ca 1942:

Walnut back & sides.

133360 (1942)
139106 (1943)

ca 1944:

Walnut fingerboard with pearloid inlay.

166882 (1945)
Latest known example: 200601 (1948)