Gibson F5 Mandolin #71056 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
there is no Virzi in this instrument
3-piece neck, light tobacco finish.
From Darryl Wolfe. Darryl Wolfe's F5 Journal is the authoritative work on the subject of Loar-signed and later Gibson mandolins