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Munson Visible: Typewriter Serial Number Age List

Brand: Munson Also known as • Munson Visible

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.

Munson       Munson Typewriter Co., Chicago  
Models and s/n Y M D Remarks Ref.
Munson 1       No housing around the machine  
1400-5650 1890     Estimated from known serial numbers, suffix "G" is known to exist on a late Munson 1 -
Munson 2       Improved model with closed housing  
7000-9850 ca. 1895     Estimated from known serial numbers -
Munson 3          
9650-11000 up to 1897     Estimated from known serial numbers -
        In 1898 the production rights were sold to Edgar A. Hill, who founded the Chicago Writing Machines Co., Chicago. The machine was named Chicago then. Later the machine appeared under brandnames like Draper, Baltimore, Conover, Galesburg, Yale and Ohio  
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