Gibson F5 Mandolin #75947 Signed by Lloyd Loar March 31, 1924
Signed by Lloyd Loar March 31, 1924 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1924 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F5
Factory order number unknown
Virzi Serial Number 10013
Diamond-shaped badge on back of peghead reads "Miles Music Store" Knoxville, TN.
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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