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Levin Model 5 / Model 58
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1902 catalog

Specifications:

8-string Mandolin.
Round back.
Spruce top with inlay.
Mahogany & walnut 11-part back with wood inlay.
Mosaic and celluloid bound top.
Mosaic rosette.
Unbound headstock with wood inlay.
Unbound fingerboard with mother-of-pearl dot inlay.
Bone nut.
Engraved aluminium tailpiece.
Natural finish.

Introduced: ca 1900

ca 1907:

Renamed Model 58.

Earliest known example: 32948 (1916)
Latest known example: 32948 (1916)

ca 1923:

15-part back.