manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1942 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F5
Factory order number unknown
Fleur-De-Lis, 5 pc. neck, stamp no. 4090-H G.
From Darryl Wolfe.
Darryl Wolfe's F5 Journal is the authoritative work on the subject of Loar-signed and later Gibson mandolins