1925 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1927 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F5
Factory Order number: 11985
Flowerpot, Guarantee label. Gold hardware.
Categories this instrument is a member of
- Green-lined hardshell case
- Unsigned Loar- an instrument likely constructed during the loar period based on FON
From Darryl Wolfe.
Darryl Wolfe's F5 Journal is the authoritative work on the subject of Loar-signed and later Gibson mandolins