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Gibson F5 Mandolin #72060 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 72060
Factory order number unknown
Virzi Serial Number 10479


Shipped 10/19/23. Virzi, red case, green hue to binding.

Label photos by Tony Williamson


Categories this instrument is a member of

  • Greenish color to fingerboard binding (lacquer topcoat?)
  • Red-lined hardshell case
  • Virzi


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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