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Levin Model 480
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Specifications:

8-string Octave Mandola version of Model 395.
Tuned one octave lower than a mandolin.

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

Introduced: ca 1933

Earliest known example: 100122 (1936)
Latest known example: 100122 (1936)