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November 28, 1922 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Shipped 1/27/23.

Resurfaced February 2006. Wonderful clean early example with light finish

 
 71060 November 28, 1922 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Light tobacco finish, reversed labels.
 
 71061 November 28, 1922 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Reversed labels, re-fretted, light tobacco finish, smallish "f" holes.
 
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November 28, 1922 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin 3-piece neck, light tobacco finish. Birdseye figure on the back

Steve Gilchrist had just left Gruhn's when Darryl took this picture. D...

 
 71063
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1922 Gibson F4 Mandolin Nice 1922 F4. Replaced bridge, missing pickguard, some playing wear. Thanks to Steve W for permission to use the images
 
 71069 November 28, 1922 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin
 
 71072 Gibson F4 Mandolin Red finish.
 
 71074
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Gibson F4 Mandolin Lovely early truss-rod F4. Missing tailpiece cover, but otherwise a beauty in remarkable shape. Missing pickguard clamp.
 
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1922 Gibson F4 Mandolin Creomona orange sunburst on back was a custom order from the original owner, occurs later than the other batch supposed to be prototypes for...
 
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1922 Gibson F4 Mandolin Truss rod, green HSC, very shiny
 
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1922 Gibson F4 Mandolin some playing wear under pickguard
 
 71352 Gibson F4 Mandolin Red finish. Truss rod
 
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December 20, 1922 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Restored 2007 by Steve Gilchrist

Fern, previously refinished, new neck & overlay, formerly owned by Pee Wee Lambert. Could possibly b...

 
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December 20, 1922 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Gold hardware (Loar period, except for the F-4 gold tailpiece cover and metal (gold, like mid to late 20s F-5s) finger-rest bracket.

L...

 
 71630 December 20, 1922 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin 1-piece neck.
 
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December 20, 1922 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Slab cut, early tuners, single bound headstock

Photos by Tony Williamson

 
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December 20, 1922 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Shipped 1/3/23, medium finish, stamp #11739, 1-piece neck, water damaged, repaired by R. Wood
 
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December 20, 1922 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin 1-piece neck.

David Grisman's Loar, nicknamed "Crusher" by Steve Gilchrist

 
 71636 1922 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Shipped 3/31/23. (Note from DB- guessed 1922 for year)
 
 71836 January 5, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Light tobacco finish.
 
 71837
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January 5, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Depicted in Gibson sales folder.
 
 71838
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January 5, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Refinished. Pictures from Elderly Instruments, Larry Wexer's web site

Elderly Instruments description: EC, signed and dated by Lloyd ...

 
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January 5, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Shipped 1/25/23.

Photos by George Sholtz of Las Vegas, NV

 
 71856 January 5, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin
 
 71900 January 12, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Virzi label under upper f-hole
 
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January 12, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Headstock scroll replaced. Earlier teens stlye tuner plates. Replacement tailpiece cover by Darryl Wolfe. Nice sounding early Loar with lots...
 
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1923 Gibson F4 Mandolin Falls between Loars signed in January & February 1923 Record price for an F4 Jan 2006
 
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1923 Gibson F4 Mandolin 1921 batch # and early 1923 serial. Tuning pegs are older style (not arrow-end) "off the shelf" and holes for them cut into the "G" in "Gibs...
 
 72050 February 8, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin No Virzi.
 
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February 8, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Refinished, restored. Frank Wakefield
 
 72052
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February 8, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Original finish with very light french polishing overall. No structural or fret work.
 
 72053 February 8, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin
 
 72054 February 8, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin No tailpiece cover, mint
 
 72055
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February 8, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin
 
 72056 February 8, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin
 
 72057
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February 8, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Images from Dave's Guitar Shop
 
 72058
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February 8, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Shipped 2/26/23, neck repaired.
 
 72059
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February 8, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Shipped 10/12/23. Light tobacco, crack in headstock back

DB - single piece neck

 
 72060
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February 8, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Shipped 10/19/23. Virzi, red case, green hue to binding.

Label photos by Tony Williamson

 
 72061 October 19, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Lloyd Loar 10/19/1923
 
 72063 Gibson F4 Mandolin Adjustible bridge, truss rod cut through double flowerpot inlay
 
 72119 1923 Gibson F2 Mandolin
 
 72130 1923 Gibson F2 Mandolin Red sunburst. Tortoise back binding. Back & sides oversprayed, figured birch back. Pickguard bracket is screw-type.
 
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February 26, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin EC, signed and dated by Lloyd Loar 2/26/23 (the same day as the late Joe Val's F5), flowerpot headstock, very nicely flamed maple back and...
 
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February 26, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Light tobacco finish, neck shaved.
 
 72205
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February 26, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Fingerboard reglued.

More images pending

 
 72206
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February 26, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Refinished by John Monteleone, then redone by Steve Gilchrist
 
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February 26, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Light tobacco finish, formerly owned by Joe Val.
 
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February 26, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Light tobacco finish, unique grain figure on back.
 
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February 26, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Light tobacco finish, green hue to binding.

DB: It's interesting to compare the sunburst to This Nu...

 

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