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
Last Loar signed instrument recorded.
EXC, sent back to Gibson circa 1950 at which time Gibson installed new tuners which involved dowell-filling original shaft holes and drilling new shaft holes and refinishing peghead, original finish oversprayed by Gibson, label signed and dated by Lloyd Loar Dec. 1, 1924, no Virzi (never had one), original pickguard, bridge and tailpiece, excellent sound and playability, circa 1950 rectangular Gibson HC