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(Loar Period) Gibson F2 Mandolin #71047


(Loar Period) manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1922 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F2
Serial 71047
Factory order number unknown


Apparent f2 or f4->f5 conversion. Black top. Case appears to be a Loar case. Follow-up investigation & in-person viewing desired



From Darryl Wolfe.
Darryl Wolfe's F5 Journal is the authoritative work on the subject of Loar-signed and later Gibson mandolins

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