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Gibson F5 Mandolin #72059 Signed by Lloyd Loar February 8, 1923


Signed by Lloyd Loar February 8, 1923 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1923 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F5
Serial 72059
Factory order number unknown
there is no Virzi in this instrument


Shipped 10/12/23. Light tobacco, crack in headstock back

DB - single piece neck



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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