Find Closest Matching
Serial Number
Stamp Number

Gibson F5 Mandolin #79824 Signed by Lloyd Loar March 31, 1924


Signed by Lloyd Loar March 31, 1924 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1926 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F5
Serial 79824
Factory order number unknown
Virzi Serial Number 10115


Fern, silver hardware, peculiar date, serial number appears to be altered, but likely factory.


Categories this instrument is a member of

  • 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

Please wait for all thumbnail images to load before clicking