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Levin Model 470
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Specifications:

8-string Tenor Mandola version of Model 400 / Model 340.
Tuned A-D-G-C.

Flat back.
Body width: 300 mm.
Spruce top with undetermined bracing.
Maple back & sides.
Single-bound top.
Unbound back.
Black pickguard.
Unbound headstock.
Single-bound rosewood fingerboard with mother-of-pearl dot inlay.
Nickel plated tuners.
Sunburst finish.
One year warranty.

Introduced: ca 1933

ca 1942

Perloid fingerboard inlay.
Changed tailpiece design.

ca 1943:

Walnut fingerboard.

Earliest known example: 177859 (1946)
Latest known example: 177859 (1946)

ca 1947:

Replaced by Model 70 Alto.