Signed by Lloyd Loar July 9, 1923 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1923 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F5
Factory order number unknown
there is no Virzi in this instrument
Sidebound. Some "holdover" 1924 features such as the bulge in the fingerboard extension, finish details, tuning pegs with plates stamped with leaves etc like the march 31 1924 batch
Fantastic condition. Pickguard is removed in some of the pictures but is still with the mandolin. Fantastic tone
Categories this instrument is a member of
- Side-facing binding
- Green-lined hardshell case
- Superb condition
- Single piece neck
From Dan Beimborn.
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