Gibson F5 Mandolin #75646 Signed by Lloyd Loar February 18, 1924
Signed by Lloyd Loar February 18, 1924 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1924 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F5
Factory order number unknown
there is no Virzi in this instrument
Cannot substantiate where this information came from. Serial no. creates gap in grouping of known instruments, however, all else fits.
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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