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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 start at fifth fret

Body: Birch back with maple sides

Hardware: Silver plated metal parts including three-on-a-strip tuners and wrap-over tailpiece. Bound pickguard, Virzi Tone Producer fitted

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

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