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Lloyd Loar Signed F5 Mandolins

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1922 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin F5 mandolin presumed to have existed at some point.

This serial number is inscribed on the back of a single-bound pickguard (matching...

 
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June 1, 1922 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin 3-piece neck, reversed labels, double bound, both labels in Loar's handwriting, unique pickguard and bracket. Large poorly repaired crack ...
 
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November 28, 1922 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin The "Parrot Loar": 3-piece neck, light tobacco finish, gold tuners, steep neck angle, parrot scenes painted on front and back, unbound heel...
 
 71056 November 28, 1922 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin 3-piece neck, light tobacco finish.
 
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February 18, 1924 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Gold Hardware, Fern. Earliest known Fern. Serial number indicates it was part of the Nov 28, 1922 batch, but was signed in 1924, appears to ...
 
 71058 November 28, 1922 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin 3-piece neck, light tobacco finish.
 
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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...

 
 71069 November 28, 1922 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin
 
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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 January 5, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Depicted in Gibson sales folder.
 
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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...
 
 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
 
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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
 
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February 8, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin
 
 72056 February 8, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin
 
 72057 February 8, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin
 
 72058 February 8, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Shipped 2/26/23, neck repaired.
 
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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

 
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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
 
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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.
 
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February 26, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Fingerboard reglued.

More images pending

 
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February 26, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Refinished by John Monteleone
 
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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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February 26, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Very clean. Roy Veiock was the original owner, a professional player who was an agent for Gibson instruments and an instructor. Pictures of ...
 
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February 26, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Recently set-up at Mandolin Central after many years dormant. Thanks to Tony Williamson for photos and information
 
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February 26, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Shipped 12/27/23.
 
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February 26, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Owned by Bill Monroe, light tobacco finish, heavily damaged by vandals 11/13/85, repaired by Gibson. Was kept in alternate tuning and used b...
 
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March 8, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin Signed and dated by Lloyd Loar on March 8, 1923, flowerpot headstock, triple ivoroid-bound body, single ivoroid-bound neck and headstock, tr...
 
 72450 March 16, 1923 Lloyd Loar signed Gibson F5 Mandolin
 

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