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Year shipped: 1924

Serial Number: 76477

Virzi Number:

Signed and dated by Lloyd Loar on March 31st 1924


Headstock: Horizontal 'The Gibson' logo (see neck/fingerboard below)

Neck/fingerboard: Late 1920s neck and fingerboard fitted

Body: Birch back. Although there is no Virzi, the presence of a label suggests that the Virzi has been removed – perhaps when the neck was replaced?  

Hardware: Silver-plated metal parts including wrap-over tailpiece. Short bound pickguard.




Pictures courtesy of: Laurence Kenyon







76477 front 76477 label