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Gibson F5 Mandolin #90448


manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1934 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F5
Serial 90448
Factory order number unknown


Fern, near mint, looks more like a '28 or '29
Frank Ford: Dot inlay


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  • Red-lined hardshell case
  • Case in very nice condition
  • Superb condition
  • Fern peghead inlay
  • Rounded ends on tuner plates


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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