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Helios: Typewriter Serial Number Age List

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
over 14000 1920       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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