June 1937 Gibson banjo shipping totals

15 Kalamazoo tenor banjo
14 #1584 Recording King five-string banjo
9 Kalamazoo five-string banjo
8 TB-00
7 TB-1
7 TB-11
4 RB-11
3 Kalamazoo mandolin-banjo
3 RB-00
3 TB-3
3 UB-3
2 MB-3
2 MB-11
2 RB-1
2 UB-2
1 Kalamazoo plectrum banjo
1 PB-00
1 PB-11
1 PB-3
1 RB-Granada
1 TB-4
1 TB-18*
91 TOTAL

*This banjo, #1394-1, was taken out as a sample by salesmen Robert Anderson and Clarence Havenga on June 29, 1937 and was the first top-tension Mastertone to leave the factory.
 

  number shipped this month percentage of this month's banjo shipping
non-Gibson-brand banjos 42 46%
non-Mastertone Gibson-brand banjos 40 44%
Mastertone banjos 9 23%

 

  number shipped this month percentage of this month's banjo shipping
tenor banjos 42 46%
plectrum banjos 4 4%
five-string banjos 33 36%


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