August 1936 Gibson banjo shipping totals

29Kalamazoo tenor banjo
17TB-11
16Kalamazoo five-string banjo
13UB-1
12TB-00
7Kalamazoo mandolin-banjo
7TB-1
6#1593 Recording King tenor banjo
6RB-00
4Kalamazoo plectrum banjo
4PB-1
3MB-00
3RB-1
3TB-3
3UB-2
1CB-3
1PB-3
1PB-11
1PB-11 Special
1RB-3
1RB-11
1TB-4
140TOTAL

Gibson’s ledgers record a shipment of two dozen “TB-K60” to Kemble Jacobs on August 19, 1936. The model designation “TB-K60” is unknown and these instruments have not been included in the totals for this month’s shipping.


number shipped this monthpercentage of this month’s banjo shipping
non-Gibson-brand banjos6244%
non-Mastertone Gibson-brand banjos7151%
Mastertone banjos75%

number shipped this monthpercentage of this month’s banjo shipping
tenor banjos7554%
plectrum banjos118%
five-string banjos2719%

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