Signed by Lloyd Loar February 8, 1923 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1923 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F5
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
From Darryl Wolfe.
Darryl Wolfe's F5 Journal is the authoritative work on the subject of Loar-signed and later Gibson mandolins