manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1917 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A
Factory Order number: 17079
refinished by Darryl Wolfe from pumpking top/red sides to blackface. Maple sides, birch back. neck 1 3/16" wide. Label replaced by DJW.
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From Darryl Wolfe.
Darryl Wolfe's F5 Journal is the authoritative work on the subject of Loar-signed and later Gibson mandolins