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Superba: Typewriter Serial Number Age List

Brand: Mercedes Also known as • Cosmopolita • Drake-London • Kolumbus • Mercedes (Antares) • Mercedes (Olivetti) • Mercedes (Underwood) • Protos (Mercedes) • Selekta • Superba

Serial Number Table Last Edited: 05/21/13 10:32
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.

Mercedes          
        Mercedes Bueromaschinenwerke A.G., Zella-Mehlis, Germany  
Platen Diameter       Standards: (46mm Factory, 44.5mm Min.)
Portables: K-41: (33mm Factory, 32.3mm Min.)
K-45, K-50: (33.5mm Factory, 32.3mm Min.)
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Models and s/n Y M D Remarks Ref.
Standard Manual          
Model 1          
up to 500 1907       7,13,24
2000 1908       7,13,24
           
Model 2          
up to 5000 1909       4,7,13,24
10500 1910       7,24
           
Model 3          
up to 14000 1911       7,13,24
18500 1912       7,13,24
22000 1913       7,13,24
26000 1914       7,13,24
30000 1915       7,13,24
35000 1916       7,13,24
40000 1917       7,13,24
45000 1918       7,13,24
50000 1919       7,13,24
58000 1920       7,13,24
64000 1921       7,13,24
75000 1922       7,13,24
100000 1923       7,13,24
           
Model 4          
up to 115000 1924       7,13,24
130000 1925       7,13,24
140000 1926       7,13,24
           
Model 5          
up to 150000 1927       7,13,24
170000 1928       7,13,24
190000 1929       7,13,24
225000 1930     Feb. 1930, special Model 5a, new type-lever technique 7,13,24
300000 1931       7,13,24
375000 1932       7,13,24
390000 1933       7,13,24
410000 1934       7,13,24
           
Model 6 Express          
200000-225000 1930 Jun   started in June 1930 4,10
up to 373000 1931       10
381000 1932       10
388000 1933       10
410000 1934       10
           
Model Express S 6          
up to 430000 1935       7,24
448000 1936       7,24
470000 1937       7,24
490000 1938       7,24
510000 1939       7,24
530000 1940       7,13,24
540000 1941       7,13,24
550000 1942       7,13,24
552000 1943       7,13,24
601000 1945       7,13,24
602000 1946       7,13,24
610000 1947       7,13,24
622000 1948       7,13,24
635000 1949       7,13,24
648000 1950       7,13,24
660000 1951       7,13,24
           
Model S 6 and S 6 A          
659233-660052 1952     Began July 24
           
Model SE 3          
661001-661549 1952     March 24
           
Model SE 4          
661701-662148 1953       24
662149-662900 1954       24
662901-663500 1955       24
663501-663860 1956       24
663861-664370 1957       24
664371-664970 1958       24
664971-665420 1959       24
665421-665808 1960     Production ended 1961 24
           
Model SE 5          
  1961       24
           
Mercedes Favorit          
same s/n's as Model 6 1932     started in 1932, simplified Model 6 4
           
Electric          
           
Add.-Elektra          
up to 600 1925       7
1200 1926       7
1800 1927       7
2400 1928       7
3600 1929       7
4900 1930       7
5900 1931       7
7000 1932       7
8000 1933       7
9000 1934       7
10000 1935       7
11000 1936       7
12000 1937       7
13500 1938       7
15000 1939       7
           
           
Elektra Model 1          
  from 1921       4
           
           
Elektra Model 2          
  from 1927       7+4
           
           
Elektra Model 3 (and later ?)        
  from 1933       7+4
390000 to 410000 1936-1938       6
661391 to 661493 1951-1954       6
662282 to 663436 1955-1959       6
           
Portables          
Mercedes Portable 33 and 34        
  1931-1933     These machines were built by Underwood and only assembled by Mercedes 13,24
           
Model K 41 "Prima"          
up to 14500 1933     From June 1933 on, all machines were produced by Mercedes 7,10,13,24
33800 1934       7,10,13,24
60000 1935       7,13,24
           
Model K 45 "Selecta"          
up to 78000 1936       13,24
99000 1937       13,24
120000 1938       13,24
155000 1939       13,24
175000 1940       13,24
180000 1941       13,24
182000 1942       13,24
206000 1946       13,24
214000 1947       13,24
218000 1948       13,24
223000 1949       13,24
226000 1950       13,24
230000 1951       13,24
230300-234400 1952       24
234401-239130 1953       24
239131-244330 1954       24
244331-249480 1955       24
249481-254935 1956       24
254936-260900 1957       24
260901-267500 1958       24
267501-274545 1959       24
           
Model "Superba"          
up to 123900 1937       7,13,24
132000 1938       7,13,24
140000 1939       7,13,24
146000 1940       13,24
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