July 1936 Gibson banjo shipping totals

21 #1593 Recording King tenor banjo
18 Kalamazoo five-string banjo
15 TB-00
14 TB-11
7 Kalamazoo tenor banjo
6 Montgomery.Ward and Co. old banjo*
5 MB-00
3 MB-1
3 Kalamazoo mandolin banjo
3 RB-00
3 TB-1
2 PB-00
2 TB-Granada
2 UB-1
2 UB-2
1 UB-4
1 MB-2
1 PB-4
1 RB-4
1 RB-Granada
111 TOTAL

*These banjos were shipped to the Meyer Loan Office on July 28, 1936; they were most likely tenor-necked but have not been included in the tabulation of banjos by neck type.
 

  number shipped this month percentage of this month's banjo shipping
non-Gibson-brand banjos 55 50%
non-Mastertone Gibson-brand banjos 51 46%
Mastertone banjos 5 5%

 

  number shipped this month percentage of this month's banjo shipping
tenor banjos 62 56%
plectrum banjos 3 3%
five-string banjos 23 21%


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