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Linotype Machine

First Shipment

Serial Number

Notes

 

 

 

 

Model 1

1-August-1892

579

August 1, 1892, and consecutively to No. 6524, February 1902

Model 2

1-Feb-1903

1

February 1903, and consecutively to No. 850 March 1906, after which they were not numbered in a class by themselves

Model 3

1-Feb-1902

6525

February 1902. The first lot ran from 6525 to 6530; second lot from 6611 to 6616; next lot from 6917 to 6941; and were made standard beginning with 6994

Model 4 (high base)

1-Nov-1906

10501

 

Model 4 (low base)

1-Jan-1909

12567

 

Model 5 (high base)

1-Feb-1906

9851

 

Model 5 (low base)

1-Dec-1908

12708

 

Model 5E

10-Oct-1939

53936

 

Model 5F

7-Sep-1945

56985

 

Model 5F (High Speed Features)

30-Sep-1958

68530

 

Model 6 (high base)

1-Jun-1908

11895

 

Model 6 (low base)

1-Jan-1909

12454

 

Model 7 (high base)

1-Oct-1907

11606

 

Model 7 (low base)

1-Jan-1909

12563

 

Model 8 (low base)

1-Jun-1911

15311

 

Model 8A

21-Apr-1922

31117

 

Model 8 (new style base)

1-Nov-1927

43966

 

Model 8B

28-Dec-1929

46630

 

Model 8B--4 Mag.

18-Dec-1935

50179

 

Model 8BB

6-May-1936

50572

 

Model 8C

15-Mar-1932

48453

 

Model 8CC

15-Jul-1936

50789

 

Model 8D

24-Feb-1936

50370

 

Model 8E

27-Oct-1939

53894

 

Model 9 (low base)

1-May-1911

15001

 

Model 10 (low base)

1-Jun-1911

15302

 

Model 11 (low base)

1-Aug-1911

15486

 

Model 12

1-Dec-1912

16349

 

Model 14

1-Jul-1914

18891

 

Model 14A

28-Apr-1922

30897

 

Model 14 (new style base)

1-Dec-1927

43750

 

Model 14SK

24-May-1923

33590

 

Model 14B1

28-Jan-1930

46706

 

Model 14B3

27-Jan-1930

46717

 

Model 14BB3

7-May-1936

50566

 

Model 14C1

15-Mar-1932

48454

 

Model 14C3

28-Mar-1932

48462

 

Model 14CC3

1-Jul-1936

50746

 

Model 14D3

25-Jan-1935

49724

 

Model 14E3

10-Nov-1939

53898

 

Model 15

6-Oct-1913

17235

 

Model 16

13-Aug-1916

20101

 

Model 17

17-Sep-1916

20102

 

Model 18

5-Jun-1916

20111

 

Model 19

13-Jun-1916

20112

 

Model 20

11-Sep-1918

23999

 

Model 21

11-Apr-1921

27457

 

Model 21A

18-Aug-1922

31938

 

Model 21B

25-Mar-1930

46901

 

Model 22

29-Nov-1920

27410

 

Model 22A

24-Oct-1922

32314

 

Model 22SK

15-Aug-1923

34521

 

Model 22B3

15-Apr-1930

47040

 

Model 24

13-Mar-1921

27186

 

Model 25

1-Apr-1924

36241

 

Model 25 (new style)

1-Jun-1927

43099

 

Model 25 (new style base)

23-Jun-1927

43099

 

Model 25B

20-Jan-1930

46636

 

Model 25B (Blue Streak)

15-Jun-1936

50599

 

Model 25C

26-Jul-1933

48734

 

Model 25E

1-Nov-1940

54617

 

Model 26

1-Apr-1924

36242

 

Model 26 (new style)

1-May-1927

43121

 

Model 26 (new style base)

17-May-1927

43121

 

Model 26B

30-Jan-1930

46726

 

Model 26B (Blue Streak)

5-May-1936

50547

 

Model 26C

9-Aug-1932

48541

 

Model 26C (Blue Streak)

7-May-1936

50549

 

Model 26E

29-Oct-1940

54543

 

Model 27

23-Sep-1935

49999

 

Model 27 (Blue Streak)

20-Jun-1936

50664

 

Model 28-3

16-May-1935

49864

 

Model 28-3 (Blue Streak)

7-May-1936

50548

 

Model 29-2-90

21-Apr-1937

51655

 

Model 29-4-90

11-Jan-1937

51293

 

Model 29-4-72

23-Feb-1937

51436

 

Model 29-4-72/90

18-Feb-1937

51458

 

Model 29-4-90 (cannon relocated)

24-Jun-1949

61942

 

Model 29 (Hand Shift-Electromatic Safety)

Feb. 14, 1951

64380

 

Model 30-2-90

1-Apr-1937

51570

 

Model 30-2-72/90

29-Mar-1937

51568

 

Model 30-4-90

21-Dec-1936

51244

 

Model 30-4-72/90 (Aux. Keyboard)

27-Aug-1946

57276

 

Model 30-4-90 (2 aux.)

2-Apr-1937

51578

 

Model 30-4-90 aux keyboard)

18-Dec-1946

57404

 

Model 30-4-72

10-Jun-1937

51757

 

Model 30-4-72/90

15-Mar-1937

51466

 

Model 30-4-90 (cannon relocated)

2-Jul-1949

61945

 

Model 30 (Hand Shift-Electromatic Safety)

26-Mar-1951

64358

 

Model 31-4-90

8-Dec-1937

52397

 

Model 31-4-72/90

15-Mar-1938

52652

 

Model 31-4-72

31-Jan-1938

52501

 

Model 31 (cannon relocated)

14-Feb-1949

61448

 

Model 31 (High Speed Features)

6-Mar-1957

67851

 

Model 32-4-90

28-Jan-1938

52451

 

Model 32-4-90 aux. keyboard)

30-Nov-1945

57211

 

Model 32-4-72/90

10-Mar-1938

52479

 

Model 32 (cannon relocated)

2-Mar-1949

61469

 

Model 33-4-72

9-Nov-1938

53034

 

Model 33-4-72/90

12-Apr-1940

54089

 

Model 33-4-90

24-Mar-1947

57117

 

Model 33 (Electromatic Safety cannon relocated)

27-Apr-1951

64322

 

Model 34-4-72/90 (1 aux.)

11-Jul-1940

54066

 

Model 34-4-90 aux. keyboard)

27-Feb-1948

58686

 

Model 34-4-72

30-Apr-1948

59124

 

Model 34(Hand Shift-Electromatic Safety cannon relocated)

Nov. 13, 1951

64671

 

Model 35-4-72/90

22-Sep-1941

55046

 

Model 35-4-90

24-Oct-1944

56352

 

Model 35(Hand Shift-Electromatic Safety cannon relocated)

Feb. 23, 1951

64418

 

Model 36-2-72/90 (aux keyboard)

1-Dec-1941

54853

 

Model 36-4-90 (aux. keyboard)

February 10,1945

56353

 

36 (Hand Shift-Electromatic Safety, cannon relocated)

Aug. 9, 1951

64585

 

Comet

20-Dec-1950

100

 

Comet (Mat Glide System)

19-Aug-1959

2895

 

Elektron

23-Nov-1962

70298

 

Elektron II

15-Mar-1963

70520

 

Elektron Mixer

11-Sep-1963

70697

 

Elektron (Auto-Controlled)

27-Dec-1965

72084

 

Elektron Mixer (Auto-Controlled)

24-Jun-1965

71873

 

Elektron Meteor

14-Jun-1967

72887

 

Junior (One-Letter), (Low Base)

June, 1902.

 

 

Junior (One-Letter), (High Base)

July, 1907

154

 

Junior (Two-Letter)

January, 1908

169

 

A-P-L

9-Dec-1932

48605

 

Model K

4-February, 1913

1

Consecutively to No. 3321 -- The Serial Numbers of this model shipped the first of each year are: 1913 No. 1, 1914 No. 477, 1915 No. 1085, 1916 No. 1437, 1917 No. 1703, 1918 No. 1766, 1919 No. 1772, 1920 No. 1835, 1921 No. 1978, 1922 No. 2754, 1923 No. 2921, 1924 No. 3056, 1925 No. 3301, 1926 No. 3321

Model L

8-Jun-1917

2005

Consecutively to No. 3339

 

 

 

 

 

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