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Levin Model 47 ?
Photo
No catalog photo

Specifications:

8-string Mandolin.
Flat back.
Body width: 220 mm.
Spruce top with undetermined bracing.
Birch back & sides.
Single-bound top.
Unbound back.
Unbound headstock.
Unbound walnut fingerboard with pearloid dot inlay.
Nickel plated tuners.
Sunburst finish.

Although not to be found in any known catalog, this model was
probably added in 1950 to fill the need for a budget student model,
that in the new line of 1951 was renamed Model 54 Taranto.

Introduced: ca 1950

Earliest known example: 235764 (1950)
242954 (1950)
256856 (1951)
Latest known example: 2608xx (1951)