TWDB Mobile 0.2


Craftamatic: Typewriter Serial Number Age List

Brand: Nakajima ALL Also known as • Adler (Nakajima) • Butec (Nakajima) • Chevron • Craftamatic • Grants (Nakajima) • Imperial (Nakajima) • KMart (Nakajima) • Kovac (Nakajima) • Majitouch • Olympia (Nakajima) • Pentagon • Pinnock • Pinnock-Craftamatic • Royal (Nakajima) • Swintec (Nakajima)

Serial Number Table Last Edited: 06/18/17 11:26
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.
  1923-1965   The printing machinery company Nakajima Seisakausho was established by Nobuyoshi Nakajima in 1923 and was located at Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo. The company merged with the sewing machine company All Lead Mishin Seisakusho in 1933.
  1965 05   Nakajima All Mishin Seizosho began the production of portable typewriters in May, 1965. 128
  1971   The first electric typewriter, the M7500, was produced in May, 1971. 128
  1976-1978   This was followed by further electric models (M7800, M8800) in 1976 and 1978 respectively.
In 1976 the company renamed itself as Nakajima All Precision Co., Ltd.
  1982   The first AE 300 Series introduced. 128
  1983   The first daisywheel printers introduced. Line only lasts a year or two, Nakajima switches to dot-matrix printers soon. 128
  1988-1989   Company renamed to Nakajima All Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Electronic typewriter production began in the U.S.A. a year later, reaching production levels of 40,000 units a month in March 1989.
All content copyright © 2018, except photos and descriptions in individual typewriter galleries, which are the property of the respective members.

Craftamatic Typewriter for sale:

Typewriter Repair Manuals:

Typewriter Repair Workshop Books see all »

Professionally printed, coil bound workshop repair manuals.