Signed by Lloyd Loar March 31, 1924 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1924 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandola, Style H5
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
From Darryl Wolfe.
Darryl Wolfe's F5 Journal is the authoritative work on the subject of Loar-signed and later Gibson mandolins