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Gibson F5 Mandolin #71839 Signed by Lloyd Loar January 5, 1923


Signed by Lloyd Loar January 5, 1923 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1923 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F5
Serial 71839
Factory order number unknown
Virzi Serial Number 10481


Shipped 1/25/23.

Photos by George Sholtz of Las Vegas, NV



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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