August 1936 Gibson banjo shipping totals

29 Kalamazoo tenor banjo
17 TB-11
16 Kalamazoo five-string banjo
13 UB-1
12 TB-00
7 Kalamazoo mandolin-banjo
7 TB-1
6 #1593 Recording King tenor banjo
6 RB-00
4 Kalamazoo plectrum banjos
4 PB-1
3 MB-00
3 RB-1
3 TB-3
3 UB-2
1 CB-3
1 PB-3
1 PB-11
1 PB-11 Special
1 RB-3
1 RB-11
1 TB-4
140 TOTAL

Gibson's ledgers record a shipment of two dozen "TB-K60" to Kemble Jacobs on August 19, 1936.  The model designation "TB-K60" is unknown and these instruments have not been included in the totals for this month's shipping.
 

  number shipped this month percentage of this month's banjo shipping
non-Gibson-brand banjos 62 44%
non-Mastertone Gibson-brand banjos 71 51%
Mastertone banjos 7 5%

 

  number shipped this month percentage of this month's banjo shipping
tenor banjos 75 54%
plectrum banjos 11 8%
five-string banjos 27 19%


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