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Levin Model 435
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1934 catalog

Specifications:

8-string Mandolin.
Flat back.
Body width: 220 mm.
Body depth: 65 mm.
Spruce top with undetermined bracing.
Birch back & sides.
Wood purfling around top.
Unbound back.
Unbound headstock.
Unbound walnut fingerboard with mother-of-pearl dot inlay.
Brass tuners.
Natural finish.
One year warranty.

Introduced: ca 1927

Earliest known example: 67177 (1928)

ca 1932:

Celluloid and wood purfling around top.

80682 (1932)

ca 1934:

Nickel plated tuners.

Latest known example: 105832 (1937)