Gibson H5 Mandola #76971 Signed by Lloyd Loar October 7, 1924
Signed by Lloyd Loar October 7, 1924 manufacture date (traditional estimates) 1924 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandola, Style H5
Factory order number unknown
there is no Virzi in this instrument
"Made in U.S.A." stamped on back of peghead, no 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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