August 1938 Gibson banjo shipping totals

12 Kalamazoo five-string banjo
10 #1593 Recording King tenor banjo
9 MB-00
8 Kalamazoo tenor banjo
7 TB-00
6 TB-11
5 TB-1
5 #1584 Recording King five-string banjo
4 RB-00
3 TB-75
3 UB-1
2 EPB-150
2 ETB
2 Kalamazoo mandolin-banjo
2 MB-11
2 RB-1
1 PB-Granada
1 RB-11
1 ETB-150
1 UB-2
86 TOTAL

One of this month's most interesting ledger entries was one recording the shipment of "maple syrup", "jelly", and "fishing tackle" to a Joe LaCoste on August 16.
 

  number shipped this month percentage of this month's banjo shipping
non-Gibson-brand banjos 37 43%
non-Mastertone Gibson-brand banjos 45 52%
Mastertone banjos 4 5%

 

  number shipped this month percentage of this month's banjo shipping
tenor banjos 42 49%
plectrum banjos 3 3%
five-string banjos 24 28%


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