Serial Number Table Last Edited: 08/1/16 03:47
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.|
Filed Feb 6, 1925 • Issued Dec 13, 1927
|Patented by Max Garbell and briefly manufactured and marketed by the Venus Portable Typewriter Co., Chicago, Ill., USA.||16|
Frontstroke four-bank portable, marketed for $50.
|1925||In 1925, the Victor Adding Machine Co., with whom Garbell would soon be designing adding machines, purchased the design and combined it with the name assets they had purchased from the Victor Typewriter Co. to create the ill-fated Victor Portable.||16|