December 1939 Gibson banjo shipping totals

14 TB-00
9 Kalamazoo tenor banjo
6 Kalamazoo five-string banjo
4 TB-75
4 RB-00
3 TB-11
2 MB-00
1 electric banjo*
1 GB-1
1 PB-18
1 RB-12
1 RB-75
1 regular banjo**
1 TB-1
49 TOTAL

*This banjo, shipped to Gibson endorser Ken Harvey on December 29, was not indicated as to neck type and has not been included in the tabulation of banjos by neck type.

**This banjo, shipped to Gibson endorser Ken Harvey on December 29, was not indicated as to style and has not been included in the tabulation of Mastertone and non-Mastertone banjos.

 

  number shipped this month percentage of this month's banjo shipping
non-Gibson-brand banjos 15 31%
non-Mastertone Gibson-brand banjos 26 54%
Mastertone banjos 7 15%

 

  number shipped this month percentage of this month's banjo shipping
tenor banjos 31 65%
plectrum banjos 1 2%
five-string banjos 13 27%


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