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Levin Model 500
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1930 catalog

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1934 catalog

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1942 catalog

Specifications:

Ukulele.
Body width: 185 mm.
Body depth: 65 mm.
Mahogany top.
Mahogany back & sides.
Single-bound top.
Single-bound back.
Unbound headstock.
Mahogany neck.
Unbound rosewood fingerboard with mother-of-pearl dot inlay.
Banjo tuners.
Natural finish.
One year warranty.

Introduced: ca 1930

Earliest known example: 77259 (1931)

ca 1933:

Pin bridge.

ca 1936:

Classical bridge.

102349 (1936) - (added tailpiece)

ca 1937:

Pin bridge.

107500 (1937)

ca 1942:

Spruce top with undetermined bracing.
Flame birch back & sides.
No rosette.
Walnut fingerboard with perloid dot inlay.
Classical bridge.
Sunburst finish.

133701 (1942)
Latest known example: 180104 (1946)