Pre-War Gibson L-5 Owners' Club




contact us at [email protected]

Corwin full front

Signed and dated by Lloyd Loar on March 31st 1924


Headstock: Diagonal 'The Gibson' logo

Neck/fingerboard: 20 fret fingerboard with pointed end, dot inlays from the fifth fret

Body: Birch back with maple sides, Virzi Tone Producer fitted

Hardware: Silver-plated metal parts including Waverly three-on-a-strip tuners with engraved base plate and pearl buttons, mounted so that the cog is positioned above the worm gear, wrap-over tailpiece. Short bound pickguard


Notes: This L-5 was formerly owned by David Grisman

Corwin virzi_loar signature label Corwin virzi stamp Corwin master model label

Year shipped: 1924

Serial Number: 76710

Virzi Number: 10184

76710_back_1 headstock

Images (above and below) courtesy of Laurence Wexer (

Images (above and below) courtesy of Robert Corwin

of Old Gibson (