July 1939 Gibson banjo shipping totals

11 TB-00
6 #1593 Recording King tenor banjo
5 Kalamazoo tenor banjo
5 TB-11
3 Kalamazoo five-string banjo
3 MB-00
2 ETB-150
2 RB-00
2 TB-1
1 GB-1
1 GB-Bella Voce
1 special MB*
1 TB-18
1 TB-75
1 TB-Florentine
1 UB-1
46 TOTAL

*It is not known whether this mandolin-banjo was of Mastertone construction; it has not been included in the tabulation of Mastertones and non-Mastertones.

 

  number shipped this month percentage of this month's banjo shipping
non-Gibson-brand banjos 14 30%
non-Mastertone Gibson-brand banjos 27 60%
Mastertone banjos 4 9%

 

  number shipped this month percentage of this month's banjo shipping
tenor banjos 34 74%
plectrum banjos 0 0%
five-string banjos 5 11%


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