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Gibson Style H-5 Mandola, 1924

Auction:
3051B
Lot:
327
Sold for:
$43,050$35,000

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Auction:
Musical Instruments - 3051B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 19, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Gibson Style H-5 Mandola, 1924, serial no. 74871, Virzi Tone no. 10025, the label dated January 7, 1924, and signed by Lloyd Loar, with original case.

Provenance: The estate of Joseph F. Rybka.
Estimate $35,000-55,000

Missing binding piece at lower point, small crack to top of headstock, open seams at back and sides, shrinking binding.


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