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Gibson F5 Mandolin #76781 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
Serial 76781
Factory order number unknown
Virzi Serial Number 10104


Fern, silver hardware, one-piece back.

Photo by the Museum of Musical Instruments


Categories this instrument is a member of

  • Maple back
  • Single piece back
  • Fern peghead inlay
  • Single piece neck


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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