Gibson L5 Guitar #80263 Signed by Lloyd Loar December 21, 1924
Signed by Lloyd Loar December 21, 1924 manufacture date (traditional estimates) 1926 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Guitar, Style L5
Factory order number unknown
there is no Virzi in this instrument
This serial number appears in use on a Gibson F5 copy spotted in recent circulation.
From Darryl Wolfe. Darryl Wolfe's F5 Journal is the authoritative work on the subject of Loar-signed and later Gibson mandolins