October 1941 Gibson banjo shipping totals

11 RB-00
8 Kalamazoo five-string banjo
8 TB-00
2 MB-00
2 PB-00
2 RB-11
2 RB-75
2 TB-11
1 ETB-150
1 ETB
1 PB-7
1 PB-12
1 PB-75
1 RB-7
1 TB-1
1 TB-7
1 TB-75
1 TB-11-F*
1 TB-Special**
1 TB***
49 TOTAL

*"11-F" is not a standard Gibson style designation.  This banjo was in lot #E3347, which contained banjos with style designations 75, Florentine, and Special; it has therefore been considered a Mastertone in the tabulation of Mastertone and non-Mastertone banjos.

**This banjo was in lot #E3347, which contained banjos with style designations 75, Florentine, and Special; it has therefore been considered a Mastertone in the tabulation of Mastertone and non-Mastertone banjos.

***This banjo was not indicated as to style and its factory order number was not recorded; it has 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 8 16%
non-Mastertone Gibson-brand banjos 30 63%
Mastertone banjos 10 21%

 

  number shipped this month percentage of this month's banjo shipping
tenor banjos 18 37%
plectrum banjos 5 10%
five-string banjos 24 49%


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