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Gibson F5 Mandolin #75686 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
Serial 75686
Factory order number unknown
there is no Virzi in this instrument


Triple bound on sides, refinished. New neck, fingerboard, and overlay by Gibson circa 1980s. Original neck with overlay has been located



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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