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|Levin Model 80 Oktavo|
8-string Octave Mandola.
Tuned one octave lower than a mandolin.
Body width: 300 mm.
Spruce top with undetermined bracing.
Maple back & sides.
Single-bound rosewood fingerboard with mother-of-pearl dot inlay.
Nickel plated tuners.
One year warranty.
Introduced: ca 1947 as a replacement for Model 485.
Earliest known example: 2012xx (1948)
Replaced by Model 85 Oktav.
Latest known example: 286819 (1952)