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Serial Number Table Last Edited: 08/1/16 02:07
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.
History   Patents:
Filed Feb 6, 1925 • Issued Dec 13, 1927
Four-bank front stroke portable produced for a few months by Victor Adding Machine Co., of Chicago, Ill. USA from a design patented by Max Garbell for his "Venus" typewriter. Design is also reminiscent of Garbell's original thrust-action gearing for his first machine, the "Garbell".
Victor Adding Machine Co. purchases Victor Typewriter Co. naming rights for manufacturing typewriters under the name "Victor". This is the third and last iteration of the "Victor" name on a typewriter design.
Known serial number range: 102xx-12103
Victor Portable 1927 Victor Portable began in April, 1927 and ended in 1928 or 1929.
Platen length: 9.5", 42 keys.
Platen Diameter       unknown  
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