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Ardita: Typewriter Serial Number Age List

Brand: Juventa Also known as • Agar • Agar Baby • Ardita • Diadema • Fidat • Industria • Norma • Sabb

Serial Number Table Last Edited: 06/13/16 08:19
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.
Platen Diameter       unknown 24
        The Sabb is an Italian small typewriter and was produced from the late 1920s to the early 1930s. It was developed from the Juventa small typewriter and is part of the great Lombard typewriter tradition of Everest. 72
        SABB: Societa Anonima Brevetti Brasa
S.A.I.D.: Societa Anonima Industria Dattilografica, Milan, Italy.
  1922     S.A.I.D "Juventa" introduced. 185mm wide platen, 78 char 3-Bank. The Juventa was sold under the name of Agar Agar Baby, Ardita, Diadema and FIDAT. 72
  1926     Juventa Model 3, 84 char 3-Bank. 72
  1928     S.A.I.D. becomes SABB, Model 5 introduced. AKA "Mercury", "SABB" 72
  1930     SABB ends production and is redesigned as the 4-Bank Everest. 72
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