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Levin Superior
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1927 catalog

Photo
1930 catalog

Specifications:

Tenor Banjo.
Laminated maple resonator.
11" head diameter.
23" scale.
Levin Special double contact tone ring.
One-piece flange.
Laminated maple rim.
Flame maple neck.
Single-bound ebony fingerboard with mother-of-pearl inlay.
Grover Internal Gear tuners.
Levin bridge with ebony top.
Adjustable tailpiece.
Nickel plated hardware.
Also available with gold plated engraved hardware at a higher price.
Blue gray finish.

Also available as Plectrum Banjo (Superior (PB)).

Introduced: ca 1926

Earliest known example: 62050 (1927)

1928:

One year warranty.

Latest known example: 65907 (1928)

ca 1930:

Laminated flame maple resonator.
Changed fingerboard inlays and general decorations.
Ten year warranty.

ca 1937:

Nickel plated hardware only.