1937 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1938 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F5
Factory order number unknown
Flowerpot, refinished, stamp no. ??4-C 1.
"Hoss" is owned & operated by Sam Bush
photos by Darryl Wolfe and Bill Graham
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