March 1940 Gibson banjo shipping totals

6 Kalamazoo five-string banjo
6 Kalamazoo tenor banjo
5 TB-00
4 TB-1
2 RB-00
2 RB-75
2 TB-11
2 TB-75
2 TB-Special*
1 ETB-150
1 Kalamazoo plectrum banjo
1 MB-00
1 RB-18
1 TB-7
36 TOTAL

*These banjos, shipped to the Gibson teacher-agent Betty Reichenbach on March 25, were not indicated as to style and have 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 13 36%
non-Mastertone Gibson-brand banjos 15 43%
Mastertone banjos 6 17%

 

  number shipped this month percentage of this month's banjo shipping
tenor banjos 23 64%
plectrum banjos 1 3%
five-string banjos 11 31%


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