Brand: Helios Also known as • Helios-Klimax • Ultima
Serial Number Table Last Edited: 01/1/13 04:15
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.
|Justin Wm. Bamgerger, Munique, Germany|
|Deutsche Kleinmaschinenwerke, Munique, Germany|
|Since 1909: Production went to the Kanzler Schreibmaschinen A.G., Berlin. Distribution by the Helios-Schreibmaschinen GmbH|
|Since 1914: Patents went to A. Ney, Berlin, Germany, who produced the Helios-Klimax|
|Models and s/n||Y||M||D||Remarks||Ref.|
|1909-1914||2 key-rows, typewheel machine||4,13|
|over 13000||1917||started in 1914, sold with the brandname "Ultima" as well||13|
|over16000||1923||Production ended around 1925||13|
|1925-1931||Completely different 3 key-rows typelever machine, made by Ney||4,13|
|Segment of the first machines with 18 slots on the downside and 11 slots at the topside, later only one side slotted||4|
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