Gibson F5 Mandolin #71055 Signed by Lloyd Loar November 28, 1922
Signed by Lloyd Loar November 28, 1922 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1922 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F5
Factory order number unknown
Virzi Serial Number 10384
The "Parrot Loar":
3-piece neck, light tobacco finish, gold tuners, steep neck angle, parrot scenes painted on front and back, unbound heelcap.
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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