Gibson F5 Mandolin #79835 Signed by Lloyd Loar December 1, 1924
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: 11985
Virzi Serial Number 10393
Mint, stamp no. 11985.
Both labels had fallen out, revealing the stamp number and pencilled serial below
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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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