The Typewriter Database

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Operation: SCM Datecode


Collect Smith-Corona Factory Datecodes and Serial Numbers from 1960s to 1980s Smith-Corona typewriters. The goal will be to collect 250 or more SCM Serial Number and Datecode combinations so that the Datecode can be deciphered and an age list for machines in this age range can be created.

Typewriter Hunter-level members of the TWDB: Please log in to access entry form and link to download latest CSV compilation of the data.

Datecode Serial# Model Sale Date