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Levin Model 6 Dansant
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1948 catalog

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1957 catalog

Specifications:

Non-cutaway.
Body width: 420 mm.
Body length: 510 mm.
Hand carved spruce top.
Walnut or mahogany back & sides.
Single-bound top with unbound f-holes.
Single-bound back.
Unbound pickguard.
Mahogany neck with non-adjustable T-shaped duraluminum truss rod.
Unbound headstock with pearloid inlay.
Unbound rosewood fingerboard with pearloid dot inlay.
Nickel plated hardware.
Sunburst finish.
Ten year warranty.

Also available with a Wingtone pickup (1950 Levin catalog).
Electro Wingtone pickup (shown here with a Model 2 Solist pickguard).

Introduced: ca 1947

Earliest known example: 190511 (1947)

ca 1950:

Large bridge thumbwheels.

250174 (1951) - (added pickup)
277352 (1952)
2814xx (1952) - (missing pickguard, changed tailpiece)
304014 (1954) - (missing pickguard)
330094 (1955)

ca 1955:

Cutaway.
Walnut back & sides.

Earliest known cutaway example: 335467 (1955)
Latest known non-cutaway example: 341938 (1956)
344821 (1956) - (repro pickguard)
352132 (1957) - (repro pickguard)

ca 1957:

Adjustable truss rod.
Changed tailpiece design.

Latest known example: 361190 (1957)