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Body width: 420 mm.
Body length: 510 mm.
Hand carved top & back.
Romanian spruce top with undetermined bracing.
Flame maple back & sides.
4-ply bound top with single-bound f-holes.
Flame maple neck with non-adjustable T-shaped duraluminum truss rod.
Triple-bound headstock with mother-of-pearl music sharp sign inlay.
Single-bound ebony fingerboard with mother-of-pearl block inlay.
Grover Sta-Tite tuners.
Gold plated hardware.
Ten year warranty.
Introduced: ca 1940
Earliest known example: 122297 (1940) - (refinished natural, changed tuners, repro pickguard)
127283 (1941) - (added pickup & controls)
132068 (1942) - (changed tuners, missing pickguard, added strap button)
132598 (1942) - (added strap button)
Latest known maple neck example: 134277 (1942)
Mahogany or flame maple back & sides.
Grover Sta-Tite style tuners.
Perloid inlay in headstock and fingerboard.
Earliest known mahogany neck example: 137260 (1943)
153704 (1944) - (repro pickguard)
155156 (1945) - (restored by Kuno Holmberg)
167879 (1946) - (repro pickguard)
168396 (1946) - (missing pickguard)
171196 (1946) - (added pickup, repro pickguard)
Latest known example: 189731 (1947)
ca November 1947:
Replaced by Model 3 Royal.