Serial number: 76482
Year shipped: 1924
Virzi Number: 10187
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 the fifth fret
Body: Birch back with maple sides, Virzi Tone Producer fitted
Hardware: Silver-plated metal parts including wrapover tailpiece and Waverly three-on-a-strip tuners with engraved base plate and pearl buttons, mounted so the cog is positioned above the worm gear. Short bound pickguard.
Image courtesy of George Gruhn of Gruhn Guitars
“I remember the guitar quite well. It was my favourite instrument at the time. I sold it over 30 years ago.” George Gruhn.
Images courtesy of Ruurd Feitsma of the Dutch Archtop Museum