Signed by Lloyd Loar December 1, 1924 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1926 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F5
Factory order number unknown
there is no Virzi in this instrument
No Virzi. Hardware is unusual for an F5 of this period (non-pearl buttons, rounded end instead of arrow-end tuner plates, worm over gear), but it is very likely original.
Categories this instrument is a member of
- Red-lined hardshell case
- Rounded ends on tuner plates
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