October 1936 Gibson banjo shipping totals

48#1593 Recording King tenor banjo
22Kalamazoo five-string banjo
22Kalamazoo tenor banjo
18TB-00
8TB-11
7RB-00
7TB-1
5Kalamazoo mandolin-banjo
5TB-3
3MB-00
2RB-4
2RB-11
2B-00***
1MB-1
1MB-3
1PB-1
1PB-11
1RB-3
1TB-2
157TOTAL
*Two instruments with the invalid model designation “B-00” are noted in the ledgers as being shipped to the New York Band Instrument Company on October 9, 1936.  These were most likely TB-00s but have not been included in the tabulation of banjos by neck type.

number shipped this monthpercentage of this month’s banjo shipping
non-Gibson-brand banjos9762%
non-Mastertone Gibson-brand banjos5132%
Mastertone banjos96%

number shipped this monthpercentage of this month’s banjo shipping
tenor banjos10969%
plectrum banjos21%
five-string banjos3422%

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