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1929 Gibson F5 Mandolin #89133


1929 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1932 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F5
Serial 89133
Factory Order number: 314


Fern, dot at 3rd fret. Guarantee label, "314" in treble F-hole and on underside of the top. Teens tailpiece cover


Categories this instrument is a member of

  • Green-lined hardshell case
  • Fern peghead inlay


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

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