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Gibson F5 Mandolin #71057 Signed by Lloyd Loar February 18, 1924


Signed by Lloyd Loar February 18, 1924 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1922 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F5
Serial 71057
Factory order number unknown
there is no Virzi in this instrument


Gold Hardware, Fern. Earliest known Fern. Serial number indicates it was part of the Nov 28, 1922 batch, but was signed in 1924, appears to have been fitted with hardware in 1927. Guarantee label


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  • Fern peghead inlay
  • Unusual instrument


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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