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Levin Model 2
Photo
This image was used for the Model 1 in the
1902 catalog, but is more likely a Model 2.

Specifications:

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.
Pyramid bridge.
Bridge pins and strap button with mother-of-pearl inlay.
Rosewood finished back & sides.
Orange finished top with whitened edges.

Also available with tailpiece (Model 2 S).

Introduced: ca 1900

ca 1907:

Triple wood bound top.
Changed rosette.
Walnut fingerboard with no inlay.
Brass frets.
Brass tuners.
Changed bridge design.
Mahogany finished back & sides.

Earliest known example: 9458 (1908)
14023 (1910) - (sanded bridge)
24236 (1914)

ca 1920:

Walnut fingerboard with mother-of-pearl dot inlay.

46015 (1920)
Latest known example: 4723x (1920)

ca 1923:

Silver plated frets.