"Almost the same. The Moon is modeled after the M-26, which was replaced by the N-26 in the early sixties. There was not much difference, but the biggest clue is that the N-26 had the position dots moved to the bass side of the…"
"The old Gibson 12 strings like these B-25-12s came in both pin bridge and tailpiece styles. I have always assumed that the X-bracing on these guitars was designed for a pin bridge. Am I right?Do the pin bridges sound better than the…"
"I saw this Harmony soprano in a local flea market on Sunday. It seems to play all right, but not really loud. The fretboard is molded plastic and I'd guess the body is plywood. Can anyone tell me any more about this little…"
"I also posted this on the Levin/Goya page. Apparently about 200 D-18s were built in Sweden at the Levin factory shortly after Martin bought Levin. They were labeled LD-18. Have any of you ever seen one of these guitars? I…"
"I am also posting this on the Martin page. I have just discovered that about 200 D-18s (labeled LD-18) were made in Gothenburg, Sweden right after Martin bought the Levin company. Has anyone seen one of these? Are they of the same…"
"The store where I teach just got a lovely little 1947 OO18 in today. It has had a pick-up at one time judging from the end pin jack and it looks like the pick guard is a replacement. It has Klueson keystone replacement tuners. …"
"While it would be fun to have the same type of guitar as Julie Andrews played in the movie, I doubt very much that the real Maria played a Goya guitar. The Levin company used the Goya brand for their North American market. The prop…"