Find Closest Matching
Serial Number
Stamp Number

Gibson F5 Mandolin #85368


manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1929 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F5
Serial 85368
Factory Order number: 9411


Fern, mint, straight "Gibson", block inlay starting at 3rd fret, "Master Model" label,"Made in USA" stamped on back of peghead.



From Darryl Wolfe.
Darryl Wolfe's F5 Journal is the authoritative work on the subject of Loar-signed and later Gibson mandolins

there are no images for this record