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1925 Gibson F5 Mandolin #80783


1925 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1926 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F5
Serial 80783
Factory Order number: 11985
Virzi Serial Number 10401


Gold Hardware, "unsigned loar", red case. Serial number photos by Christie & Walter Carter, other photos from Stan Jay/Mandolin Bros


Categories this instrument is a member of

  • Red-lined hardshell case
  • Very nice condition
  • Unsigned Loar- an instrument likely constructed during the loar period based on FON
  • Virzi


From Mandolin Bros..
Mandolin Bros. have a truly drool-worthy inventory, and are well known for Stan Jay's thoughtful, and often poetic instrument descriptions

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