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Levin Model 472
No catalog photo

8-string Octave Mandola version of
Model 380.
Tuned one octave lower than a mandolin.
Arched top & back.
Body width: 300 mm.
Hand carved top & back.
Spruce top with undetermined bracing.
Flame maple back & sides.
Single-bound top with unbound f-holes.
Single-bound back.
Single-bound pickguard.
Flame maple neck.
Single-bound headstock.
Single-bound ebony fingerboard with mother-of-pearl dot inlay.
Nickel plated tuners.
Sunburst finish.
Ten year warranty.

Introduced: Circa 1933

Earliest known example: none
Latest known example: none