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Levin Model 412 / Model 345
Photo
1934 catalog

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1937 catalog


Specifications:
8-string Mandolin.
Flat back.
Body width: 255 mm.
Spruce top with undetermined bracing.
Birch back & sides.
Single-bound top.
Unbound back.
Unbound headstock.
Unbound rosewood fingerboard with mother-of-pearl dot inlay.
Nickel plated tuners.
Sunburst finish.
One year warranty.

Introduced: ca 1933

ca 1934:
Changed rosette design.

Earliest known example: 90794 (1934)
98682 (1936)
100140 (1936)

ca 1937:
Renamed Model 345.

106126 (1937)
1068xx (1937)
115616 (1939)

ca 1942:
Perloid fingerboard inlay.
Changed tailpiece design.

ca 1943:
Walnut fingerboard.

155757 (1945)
1xxxxx (1945) (changed taipiece?)
Latest known example: 189861 (1947)