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Levin Model 420 / Model 350
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1928 catalog

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1934 catalog

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1937 catalog

Specifications:

8-string Mandolin.
Flat back.
Body width: 220 mm.
Body depth: 60 mm.
Spruce top with undetermined bracing.
Birch back & sides.
Single-bound top.
Unbound back.
Unbound headstock.
Unbound walnut fingerboard with mother-of-pearl dot inlay.
Dark brown finish.
One year warranty.

Introduced: ca 1927

Earliest known example: 67508 (1928)

ca 1932:

Brass tuners.
Changed bridge design.
Dark mahogany finish.

ca 1933:

Changed headstock shape.

84531 (1933)
103363 (1937)
105900 (1937)

ca 1937:

Nickel plated tuners.
Dark polished back & sides.
Sunburst finished top.
Renamed Model 350.

1xxxxx (1944)
1611xx (1945)
1638xx (1945)
1799xx (1946)
Latest known example: 1894xx (1947)