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Gibson H5 Mandola #76493 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
Mandola, Style H5
Serial 76493
Factory Order number: 11xxx
Virzi Serial Number 10055


Signature label rotated & mislocated, stamp no. shows partially, white endpin, silver hardware. Fern.

Photos by Larry Wexer and Carter Vintage


Categories this instrument is a member of

  • Green-lined hardshell case
  • Fern peghead inlay
  • 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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