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Levin Model 440 / Model 365
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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: 65 mm.
Spruce top with undetermined bracing.
Birch back & sides.
Bound top.
Unbound back.
Unbound headstock.
Unbound walnut fingerboard with mother-of-pearl dot inlay.
Mahogany finished back & sides.
Natural finished top.
One year warranty.

Introduced: ca 1927

Earliest known example: 77343 (1931)

ca 1932:

Changed bridge design.
Brass tuners.

ca 1933:

Changed headstock shape.

xxxxx (1934)

ca 1937:

Flame birch back & sides.
Celluloid and blue wood binding.
Redish brown finished back & sides.
Renamed Model 365.

Latest known example: 1191xx (1939)