July 1937 Gibson banjo shipping totals

22UB-1
18TB-00
12TB-11
12Kalamazoo tenor banjo
9#1584 Recording King five-string banjo
9Kalamazoo five-string banjo
8Kalamazoo plectrum banjo
7Kalamazoo mandolin-banjo
6RB-00
6UB-2
5TB-1
4MB-1
3RB-1
2Kalamazoo tenor banjo 13***
2MB-00
2PB-00
2RB-11
2TB-3
1MB-11
1PB-3
1PB-4
1RB-4
1RB-1 Special*****
1RB-Granada
1TB-6
1TB-7*******
1TB-12*********
1TB-18
1TB-Florentine
1UB-3
143TOTAL

***The significance of this model designation is unknown.
*****This banjo was shipped to Uncle Dave Macon on July 6, 1937; no factory order number was recorded.
*******This banjo, #1392-1, was taken out as a sample by salesman Robert Anderson on July 2, 1937 and was the first style 7 top-tension Mastertone to leave the factory.
*********This banjo, #1393-2, was taken out as a sample by salesman Lawrence “Lanky” Neal on July 9, 1937 and was the first style 12 top-tension Mastertone to leave the factory.


number shipped this monthpercentage of this month’s banjo shipping
non-Gibson-brand banjos4733%
non-Mastertone Gibson-brand banjos8761%
Mastertone banjos118%

number shipped this monthpercentage of this month’s banjo shipping
tenor banjos5639%
plectrum banjos128%
five-string banjos3222%

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