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Gibson F5 Mandolin #71635 Signed by Lloyd Loar December 20, 1922


Signed by Lloyd Loar December 20, 1922 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1922 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F5
Serial 71635
Factory order number unknown
there is no Virzi in this instrument


1-piece neck.

David Grisman's Loar, nicknamed "Crusher" by Steve Gilchrist



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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