This rare reprint of the 1923 Gibson F5 mandolin brochure contains incredible information about the heralded F5 mandolin, and goes into great depth on the details and features of this instrument. The brochure includes: a description of the F5 mandolin, its physical features and measurements, information about the woods Gibson used, an outline of Gibson's "exclusive [construction] features," finish and ornamentation, info about the signature labels, "A Talk About Tone" section by Lloyd Loar, and sales text about Gibson's "New world standard in mandolin making." From the Pickin' Magazine archives - a must for anyone interested in the F5. Limited supply. 10˝x19˝, folded to 4˝x6-1/2˝, printed two sides, superb reproduction.