manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1931 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F5
Factory Order number: 9681
Fern, block inlay. Refinished, replaced fingerboard.
Original record from Darryl Wolfe/F5 Journal
From Ken Waltham.
Ken Waltham is a well-regarded player and collector of vintage mandolins