July 1941 Gibson banjo shipping totals

8 Kalamazoo five-string banjo
5 TB-00
4 RB-00
3 TB-75
2 PB-00
2 TB-11
2 TB-Special*
1 Kalamazoo tenor banjo
1 MB-00
1 MB-11
1 PB-11
1 PB-18
1 RB-11
1 RB-75
33 TOTAL

*These banjos, shipped to Gibson teacher-agent Betty Reichenbach on July 3rd, have been assumed to be of Mastertone construction since other banjos with the same lot number (#E3347) appear in the ledgers as TB-Florentines and TB-75s.

 

  number shipped this month percentage of this month's banjo shipping
non-Gibson-brand banjos 9 27%
non-Mastertone Gibson-brand banjos 17 52%
Mastertone banjos 7 21%

 

  number shipped this month percentage of this month's banjo shipping
tenor banjos 13 39%
plectrum banjos 4 12%
five-string banjos 14 42%


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