1923 (Loar Period) manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1923 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A
Factory order number unknown
Snakehead. Finish dark brown, "gummy/semigloss".
Categories this instrument is a member of
- Sheraton Brown finish
- Snakehead peghead shape
- Truss rod
From Darryl Wolfe.
Darryl Wolfe's F5 Journal is the authoritative work on the subject of Loar-signed and later Gibson mandolins