manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1929 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F5
Factory Order number: 9140
Fern, dot at third fret, serial no. possibly 84257. Bobby Osborne.
Categories this instrument is a member of
- Played by a well-known musician
From Darryl Wolfe.
Darryl Wolfe's F5 Journal is the authoritative work on the subject of Loar-signed and later Gibson mandolins