September 1937 Gibson banjo shipping totals

20 TB-00
15 Kalamazoo tenor banjo
13 TB-11
12 #1593 Recording King tenor banjo
11 Kalamazoo five-string banjo
10 RB-00
5 #1584 Recording King five-string banjo
4 TB-1
3 Kalamazoo plectrum banjo
3 MB-00
3 RB-1
3 UB-2
2 MB-1
2 PB-3*
2 TB-7
2 UB-1
2 UB-3
1 electric plectrum banjo
1 electric tenor banjo
1 GB-1
1 Kalamazoo mandolin-banjo
1 MB-3
1 MB-11
1 PB-00
1 PB-6
1 PB-Florentine
1 PB-Granada
1 RB-4
1 RB-75
1 TB-6
1 TB-12
1 TB-75
127 TOTAL

*One of these PB-3s, #116-2, actually dated to 1931; the other, #56-2, was from a 1937 lot and its "littermate", #56-3, had been shipped as an RB-75 the previous month.
 

  number shipped this month percentage of this month's banjo shipping
non-Gibson-brand banjos 47 37%
non-Mastertone Gibson-brand banjos 67 53%
Mastertone banjos 13 10%

 

  number shipped this month percentage of this month's banjo shipping
tenor banjos 70 55%
plectrum banjos 10 8%
five-string banjos 31 24%


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