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Gibson H5 Mandola #76498 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 76498
Factory order number unknown
The instrument has a Virzi tone producer, but the serial number is unknown


Frank Ford:

H-5 mandola, Virzi removed, flowerpot Lloyd Loar 3/31/1924


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