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Year shipped: 1925

Serial Number: 77401

Virzi Number: 10328

Signed and dated by Lloyd Loar on December 1st 1924

Headstock: Diagonal 'The Gibson' logo

Neck/fingerboard: 20 fret fingerboard with pointed end, dot inlay starts at fifth fret

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

Hardware: Silver-plated metal parts including wrap-over tailpiece and three-on-a-strip tuners. Bound short pickguard

Notes: Evidence of the centre laminate showing on the headstock but no repairs , cracks or modifications. Has original hardshell case

FRONT SCREEN SHOT full back head

Photograph courtesy of Larry Wexer (