Logo

This page is part of our Levin information pages.

Levin Model 325
Photo
1937 catalog

Specifications:

8-string Mandolin.
Arched top & back.
Body width: 260 mm.
Hand carved top & back.
Spruce top with undetermined bracing.
Flame maple back & sides.
Single-bound top with unbound f-holes.
Single-bound back.
Single-bound pickguard.
Single-bound headstock.
Flame maple neck with non-adjustable T-shaped duraluminum truss rod.
Single-bound ebony fingerboard with mother-of-pearl diamond inlay.
Nickel plated tuners.
Sunburst finish.
Ten year warranty.

Introduced: ca 1937

ca 19??:

Slanted block fingerboard inlay.

ca 1942:

Walnut or flame maple back & sides.
Changed tailpiece design.

Earliest known example: 134748 (1942)

ca 1942:

Walnut neck.
Rosewood fingerboard with pearloid diamond inlay.

ca 1947:

Replaced by Model 41 King.

Latest known example: 197667 (1948)