manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1928 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F5
Factory Order number: 9140
Fern, formerly owned by Dean Webb of the Dillards/ Andy Griffith show.
From Darryl Wolfe.
Darryl Wolfe's F5 Journal is the authoritative work on the subject of Loar-signed and later Gibson mandolins