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Levin Model 52 Capri
1951 catalog

1951 catalog

8-string Mandolin.
Flat back.
Body width: 260 mm.
Spruce top with undetermined bracing.
Flame birch back & sides.
Single-bound top.
Single-bound back.
Unbound headstock.
Unbound rosewood fingerboard with pearloid dot inlay.
Nickel plated tuners.
Sunburst finish.
One year warranty.

Introduced: Circa 1951
as a replacement for Model 45 Safir.

Earliest known example: 263333 (1951)
2732xx (1952)
3152xx (1954)

Circa 1955:
Renamed Model 52.

Circa 1957:
Changed tuner design with white straight-sided plastic buttons.

405361 (1960)

Circa 1960:
Tuners with white oval plastic buttons.

Latest known example: 425850 (1962)