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Gibson F5 Mandolin #73984 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 73984
Factory order number unknown
there is no Virzi in this instrument


Side-bound, one replacement tuner button.


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  • Side-facing binding
  • Green-lined hardshell case


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