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Gibson F5 Mandolin #73733 Signed by Lloyd Loar July 9, 1923


Signed by Lloyd Loar July 9, 1923 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1923 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F5
Serial 73733
Factory order number unknown
there is no Virzi in this instrument


Slab back, repaired scroll, enlarged tailpiece hole

Played by Mike Guggino of the Steep Canyon Rangers



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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