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Forto: Typewriter Serial Number Age List

Brand: Consul Also known as • Baldwin • Brigitte • Claudia • Dresbold (Consul) • Elite (Consul) • Fairbanks Ward • Forto • Libelle (Consul) • Monpti • Optima (Consul) • Simpsons (Consul) • Speedwriter • Viscount (Consul) • Zeta (Consul)

Serial Number Table Last Edited: 05/12/13 11:23
NOTE: dates shown are JAN 1 unless noted, so the serial number shown is the *first* serial number produced the given year. Exceptions are serial numbers preceded by "up to"(where you can assume that the numbers reported in that subsection are DECEMBER 31, END OF YEAR NUMBERS) or rows where a month is given in the month column. If the serial number is shown as a range (xxxx-xxxx) it indicates that we know the entire range of serial numbers for the given year.

Models and s/n Y M D Remarks Ref.
  up to 1960     The serial numbers from the Remington license models before 1960 seem to have the prefix "ZP" 12
#MM(M)ssssss from 1960     The first digit of serial number indicates the year of production (4 means 1964), followed by model number (2 or 3 digits), followed by the machine's s/n of 6 digits 12
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