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Gibson F5 Mandolin #75690 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 75690
Factory order number unknown
Virzi Serial Number 10158


Virzi removed, new fingerboard, top regraduated, new tone bars, approximate first appearance of very dark finish, very worn. Mike Marshall.


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  • Virzi


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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