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Levin W 12-38
1973 catalog

1975 catalog

1978 catalog


Body width: 400 mm.
Body length: 505 mm.
Body depth: 95/120 mm.
Fingerboard width: 52 mm.
Scale length: 630 mm.
Spruce top with undetermined bracing.
Mahogany back & sides.
5-ply bound top.
Single-bound back.
Mahogany neck with two adjustable truss rods.
Black plastic truss rod cover.
Unbound headstock with silver logo badge.
Unbound rosewood fingerboard with mother-of-pearl dot inlay.
Rosewood bridge.
Black and chrome plated individual Levin Schaller tuners.
Natural finish.
Five year warranty.

Introduced: ca 1973

Earliest known example: 526920 (1973)
526945 (1973)

ca 1975:

Decal logo.

551427 (1976)
552224 (1976)
553109 (1976)

ca 1977:

Changed pickguard shape.

558102 (1977)

ca 1978:

Changed rosette design.

ca 1979:

No truss rod cover.
Single truss rod adjustable from soundhole.
Three year warranty.

565999 (1979)
566813 (1979)
Latest known Sweden made example: 566822 (1979)

ca 1979:

Made in Japan.
Body meets neck at the 14th fret.
Double dot inlay on 7th fret.
Chrome plated all metal individual Levin Schaller tuners.

Earliest known Japan made example: L93204 (ca 1979)
L93224 (ca 1979)
L93750 (ca 1979)
Latest known Japan made example: L95359 (ca 1979)