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Levin Model 320
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1957 catalog - 320

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1965 catalog - 320N

The Model 320 was available in three different versions:

Fully acoustic - 320 (sunburst) or 320N (natural)
With 1 pickup - 320/M1 or 320N/M1
With 2 pickups - 320/M2 or 320N/M2

Specifications: (all versions)

Cutaway.
Body width: 420 mm.
Body length: 510 mm.
Scale length: 630 mm.
Hand carved top & back.
Spruce top with undetermined bracing.
Flame maple back & sides.
4-ply bound top with double-bound f-holes.
4-ply bound back.
Triple-bound pickguard.
Mahogany bolt-on neck with adjustable truss rod.
Metal truss rod cover with a star and "1900".
Triple-bound headstock with mother-of-pearl inlay.
Most with no headstock logo 1957-1959.
Single-bound ebony fingerboard with mother-of-pearl slashed block inlay.
Kolb tuners.
Gold plated hardware.
Natural or sunburst finish.
Ten year warranty.

1-pickup version:

White DeArmond pickup in neck position.
2 clear speed knobs on lower treble bout.

2-pickup version:

2 white DeArmond pickups.
3 knobs (2 volume & 1 master tone) on lower treble bout.
Master volume knob on cutaway bout.
3-way pickup selector switch on upper bass bout.

Introduced: ca 1957

Earliest known example: 363025 (1957 - 320N)
364656 (1958 - 320/M2)
380226 (1958 - 320/M2) - (320 with 325 neck, converted to 320/M2)

ca 1958:

All versions:

No star or "1900" on truss rod cover (star and "1900" used until ca 1962).

380257 (1958 - 320/M2)
382093 (1958 - 320N) - (converted to 320N/M2 in 1964)
38626x (1959 - 320N/M2)
389426 (1959 - 320)
391687 (1959 - 320/M2)
397165 (1959 - 320N/M2)
406069 (1960 - 320/M2) - (single-bound back)

ca 1960:

All versions:

Van Gent tuners (Kolb tuners used until ca 1963).

Pickup versions:

Black DeArmond Dynasonic pickups (white DeArmonds used until ca 1961).
Neck pickup moved closer to neck (old placement used until ca 1962).
Clear ribbed gold metal capped knobs over numbered gold metal washer (clear speed knobs used until ca 1961).

408735 (1960 - 320/M2)

ca 1961:

Model 320 also available as: Goya C-70

420134 (1961 - 320N/M2)
428483 (1962 - 320) - (refinished, added pickup)

ca 1962:

2-pickup version:

4 knobs on lower treble bout (no knob on cutaway bout).

ca 1963:

Harp tailpiece (old style used until ca 1966).

443615 (1964 - 320N/M2)

ca 1964:

Changed pickguard bracket design (old style still mainly used).

447067 (1964 - 320/M2)
450306 (1965 - 320/M2)
Model 320N/M2 also available in thinbody version (at least one made): 451xxx (1965 - 320N/M2 Thinbody)

ca 1966:

Model 320/M2 also available in Goya version (at least one made): 466429 (1966)
487704 (1968 - 320/M2) - (changed bridge, single-bound back)
490528 (1968 - 320/M2) - (single-bound back)
Latest known example: 495348 (1969 - 320N/M1)