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Sears Typewriter Serial Numbers Sears Typewriter Serial Numbers for all Sears typewriter models. Sears Typewriter Serial Numbers for models: Sears Achiever, Sears Celebrity, Sears Celebrity 12, Sears Celebrity Power 12, Sears Chevron, Sears Chevron II, Sears Chieftain, Sears Citation, Sears Citation 2, Sears Constellation, Sears Constellation 2, Sears Correct-O-Sphere 1, Sears Correction, Sears Courier, Sears Cutlass, Sears Easy Touch, Sears Electric 1, Sears Electric 12, Sears Electric Power 12, Sears Electronic II, Sears Forecast 12, Sears Holiday, Sears Malibu, Sears Manual 1, Sears Manual 2, Sears Medalist Electric 12, Sears Medalist Power 12, Sears Newport, Sears Portable, Sears President 12, Sears Scholar, Sears Scout, Sears SR2000, Sears The Achiever, Sears The Communicator with Correction, Sears The Electronic Communicator 2, Sears The Graduate with correction, Sears The Scholar with correction, Sears Tutor 2019-03-11 04:13 Look up Sears Typewriter Serial Numbers to find the ages for Sears typewriter models: Sears Achiever, Sears Celebrity, Sears Celebrity 12, Sears Celebrity Power 12, Sears Chevron, Sears Chevron II, Sears Chieftain, Sears Citation, Sears Citation 2, Sears Constellation, Sears Constellation 2, Sears Correct-O-Sphere 1, Sears Correction, Sears Courier, Sears Cutlass, Sears Easy Touch, Sears Electric 1, Sears Electric 12, Sears Electric Power 12, Sears Electronic II, Sears Forecast 12, Sears Holiday, Sears Malibu, Sears Manual 1, Sears Manual 2, Sears Medalist Electric 12, Sears Medalist Power 12, Sears Newport, Sears Portable, Sears President 12, Sears Scholar, Sears Scout, Sears SR2000, Sears The Achiever, Sears The Communicator with Correction, Sears The Electronic Communicator 2, Sears The Graduate with correction, Sears The Scholar with correction, Sears Tutor Find out how old your typewriter is. Look up Sears Typewriter Serial Numbers to find the ages for Sears typewriter models: Sears Achiever, Sears Celebrity, Sears Celebrity 12, Sears Celebrity Power 12, Sears Chevron, Sears Chevron II, Sears Chieftain, Sears Citation, Sears Citation 2, Sears Constellation, Sears Constellation 2, Sears Correct-O-Sphere 1, Sears Correction, Sears Courier, Sears Cutlass, Sears Easy Touch, Sears Electric 1, Sears Electric 12, Sears Electric Power 12, Sears Electronic II, Sears Forecast 12, Sears Holiday, Sears Malibu, Sears Manual 1, Sears Manual 2, Sears Medalist Electric 12, Sears Medalist Power 12, Sears Newport, Sears Portable, Sears President 12, Sears Scholar, Sears Scout, Sears SR2000, Sears The Achiever, Sears The Communicator with Correction, Sears The Electronic Communicator 2, Sears The Graduate with correction, Sears The Scholar with correction, Sears Tutor

Sears Typewriter Serial Numbers

Sears Typewriter Models: Sears Achiever, Sears Celebrity, Sears Celebrity 12, Sears Celebrity Power 12, Sears Chevron, Sears Chevron II, Sears Chieftain, Sears Citation, Sears Citation 2, Sears Constellation, Sears Constellation 2, Sears Correct-O-Sphere 1, Sears Correction, Sears Courier, Sears Cutlass, Sears Easy Touch, Sears Electric 1, Sears Electric 12, Sears Electric Power 12, Sears Electronic II, Sears Forecast 12, Sears Holiday, Sears Malibu, Sears Manual 1, Sears Manual 2, Sears Medalist Electric 12, Sears Medalist Power 12, Sears Newport, Sears Portable, Sears President 12, Sears Scholar, Sears Scout, Sears SR2000, Sears The Achiever, Sears The Communicator with Correction, Sears The Electronic Communicator 2, Sears The Graduate with correction, Sears The Scholar with correction, Sears Tutor


Serial Number Table Last Edited: 03/11/19 04:13
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.

Sears Fall 1963     Sears Typewriters appear to have been marketed between about 1963 through at least 1985. Prior to 1963, the Sears typewriters were branded as Tower.  

Index:

 
Models and s/n Y M D Remarks Ref.
         

Sears President 12

   
  1964 New 1964 Sears President 12 Model announced in Sears 1964 Spring Catalog @ $124.88 in Pica or Elite type. Futura and Presidential Pica type available @ $129.88. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona "New 5 Series", with custom shell. 147
         

Sears Constellation

   
  1964-1965 New 1964 Sears Constellation Model announced in Sears 1964 Fall Catalog @ $109.88 in Pica or Elite type. Artistic Script, Futura and Presidential Pica type available @ $114.88. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona "New 5-Series", with custom shell. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1964 through Fall 1965 @ $109.88 (Fall 1965). 147
  1967-1969 New 1967 Sears Constellation Model announced in Sears 1967 Fall Catalog @ $107.95 in Pica or Elite type. Italic and Presidential Pica type available @ $114.88. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona "6-Series", with custom shell. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1967 through Fall 1969 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $107.95 (Spring 1968), $107.95 (Fall 1968), $98.98 (Spring 1969), $98.98 (Fall 1969). 147
         

Sears Constellation II

   
  1970 New 1970 Sears Constellation II Model announced in Sears 1970 Fall Catalog @ $98.77 in Pica or Elite type. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona "6-Series", with custom shell. Appears in Fall 1970 catalog only. 147
         

Sears Celebrity

   
  1964 New 1964 Sears Celebrity Model announced in Sears 1964 Spring Catalog @ $84.88 in Pica or Elite type. Artistic Script, Futura and Presidential Pica type available @ $89.88. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona "New 5-Series", with custom shell. 147
         

Sears Citation

   
  1964-1965 New 1964 Sears Citation Model announced in Sears 1964 Fall Catalog @ $89.88 in Pica or Elite type. Artistic Script type available @ $94.88. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona "New 5-Series", with custom shell. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1964 through Fall 1965 @ $89.88 (Fall 1965). 147
  1967-1970 All New 1967 Sears Citation Model announced in Sears 1967 Fall Catalog @ $88.88 in Pica or Elite type. Italic type available @ $93.88. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona "6-Series", with custom shell. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1967 through Fall 1970 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $88.98 (Spring 1968), $88.98 (Fall 1968), $87.98 (Spring 1969), $87.98 (Fall 1969), $88.99 (Fall 1970). 147
         

Sears Citation 2

   
  1966 New 1966 Sears Citation 2 Model announced in Sears 1966 Spring Catalog @ $86.88 in Pica or Elite type. Italic type available @ $91.88 (blue shell only?). Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona "New 5-Series", with custom shell in either blue or white shell. Appears in catalogs from Spring 1966 through Fall 1966 @ $86.88 (Fall 1966). 147
         

Sears Citation 12

   
  1966 New 1966 Sears Citation 12 Model announced in Sears 1966 Spring Catalog @ $102.88 in Pica or Elite type. Presidential Pica and Italic type available @ $107.88. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona "New 5-Series", with custom Willow Green shell. Appears in catalogs from Spring 1966 through Fall 1966. 147
         

Sears Forecast 12

   
  1965-1966 New 1965 Sears Forecast 12 Model announced in Sears 1965 Fall Catalog @ $124.88 in Pica or Elite type. Artistic Script, Futura or Presidential Pica type available @ $129.88. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona "New 5-Series", with custom shell. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1965 through Fall 1966 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $113.88 (Spring 1966), $113.88 (Fall 1966). 147
  1966-1970 All New 1966 Sears Forecast 12 Model announced in Sears 1966 Christmas Catalog @ $127.95 in Pica or Elite type. Italic or Presidential Pica type available @ $132.95. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona "6-Series", with custom shell. Appears in catalogs from Christmas 1966 through Fall 1970 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $118.88 (Fall 1967), $126.95/131.95 (Fall 1968), $118.98/123.98 (Spring 1969), $118.98/123.98 (Fall 1969), $118.99/123.99 (Fall 1970). 147
         

Sears Portable

   
  1966-1968 New 1966 Sears Portable Model announced in Sears 1966 Fall Catalog @ $72.88 in Pica or Elite type. Manufactured by Royal in USA and similar to Royal "Sabre". You can date these using the Royal Portable Age List. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1966 through Spring 1968 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $77.76 (Christmas 1966), $72.88 (Fall 1967), $74.98 (Spring 1968). 147
  1970-1971 New 1970 Sears Portable Model announced in Sears 1970 Fall Catalog @ $29.88 in Pica type. Manufactured by Messa in Portugal and similar to ABC 1001. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1970 through Fall 1971 @ $29.88 (Fall 1971). 147
  1972-1974 New 1972 Sears Portable Model announced in Sears 1972 Fall Catalog @ $32.99 in Pica type. Manufactured by Nakajima ALL in Japan. An Olympiette Clone or Nakajima ALL Top-Star AT-3002. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1972 through Fall 1974 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $32.88 (Spring 1973), $31.49 (Fall 1973), $31.49 (Spring 1974), $31.49 (Fall 1974). 147
  1975-1984 New 1975 Sears Portable Model announced in Sears 1975 Fall Catalog @ $48.98 in Pica type. Manufactured by Brother in Japan: Model JP-1 type. Can be dated using Brother Datecode in serial number. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1975 through Fall 1984 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $59.99 (Fall 1976), $58.99 (Fall 1977), $59.99 (Fall 1978), $67.99 (Fall 1979), $67.99 (Spring 1980), $67.99 (Fall 1980). Starting Spring, 1981, model now has 6-step "correction" feature (black/white ribbon). $67.99 (Spring 1981), $77.99 (Fall 1981), $77.99 (Spring 1982), $76.99 (Fall 1982), $76.99 (Spring 1983), $67.99 (Fall 1983), $67.99 (Spring 1984), $67.99 (Fall 1984). 147
         

Sears Cutlass

   
  1964-1965 New 1964 Sears Cutlass Model advertised in February 1965. The faceplate of existing examples exactly matches other machines only offered between 1964-65 (Citation, Constellation), so it is presumed to be exactly contemporary. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona "New 5-Series", with custom shell. 147
  1968-1969 New 1968 Sears Cutlass Model announced in Sears 1968 Fall Catalog @ $74.98 in Pica or Elite type. Manufactured by Royal in USA and similar to Royal "Sabre". You can date these using the Royal Portable Age List. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1968 through Christmas 1969 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $75.98 (Christmas 1968), $74.98 (Spring 1969), $74.98 (Fall 1969), $79.88 (Christmas 1969). 147
         

Sears Manual 1

   
  1974 New 1974 Sears Manual 1 Model announced in Sears 1974 Fall Catalog @ $58.99 in Pica type. Manufactured by Nakajima in Japan. Appears in the Fall 1974 catalog only. 147
  1975-1976 New 1975 Sears Manual 1 Model announced in Sears 1975 Fall Catalog @ $88.99 in Pica type. Manufactured by Brother in Japan. This is the Brother JP-5 type. Can be dated using Brother Datecode in serial number. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1975 through Fall 1976 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $99.99 (Fall 1976). 147
         

Sears Manual 2

   
  1974-1976 New 1974 Sears Manual 2 Model announced in Sears 1974 Fall Catalog @ $108.49 in Pica type. Manufactured by Brother in Japan. This is the Brother JP-5 type. Can be dated using Brother Datecode in serial number. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1974 through Fall 1976 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $118.99 (Fall 1975), $119.99 (Fall 1976). 147
         

Sears Achiever

   
  1977-1984 New 1977 Sears Achiever Model announced in Sears 1977 Fall Catalog @ $118.99 in Pica type. Manufactured by Brother in Japan. This is the Brother JP-7 type. Can be dated using Brother Datecode in serial number. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1977 through Fall 1984 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $129.99 (Fall 1978), $134.99 (Fall 1979). Starting Spring, 1980, model is now badged "The Achiever" and has 6-step "correction" feature. $136.99 (Spring 1980), $136.99 (Fall 1980), $136.99 (Spring 1981), $146.99 (Fall 1981), $146.99 (Spring 1982), $146.99 (Fall 1982), $146.99 (Spring 1983), $146.99 (Fall 1983), $146.99 (Spring 1984), $146.99 (Fall 1984). 147
         

Sears Achiever 1

   
  1977 New 1977 Sears Achiever 1 Model announced in Sears 1977 Fall Catalog @ $88.99 in Pica type. Manufactured by Brother in Japan. This is the Brother JP-7 type. Can be dated using Brother Datecode in serial number. Appears in the Fall 1977 catalog only. 147
         

Sears Diplomat

   
  1967-1968 New 1967 Sears Diplomat Model announced in Sears 1967 Fall Catalog @ $62.88 in Pica or Elite type. Manufactured by Olivetti and similar to Olivetti Lettera 22. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1967 through Spring 1968 @ $62.98 (Spring 1968). 147
         

Sears Courier

   
  1968-1969 New 1968 Sears Courier Model announced in Sears 1968 Fall Catalog @ $62.88 in Pica or Elite type. Manufactured by Olivetti and similar to Olivetti Lettera 22. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1967 through Spring 1969 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $62.98 (Spring 1968), $58.98 (Spring 1969). 147
         

Sears Chieftain

   
  1964 New 1964 Sears Chieftain Model announced in Sears 1964 Fall Catalog @ $39.88 in Pica or Elite type. Manufactured by Smith-Corona in England and similar to Smith-Corona "Skyriter". 147
         

Sears Chevron

   
  1964 New 1964 Sears Chevron Model announced in Sears 1964 Spring Catalog @ $42.88 in Pica or Elite type. Manufactured by Smith-Corona in England and similar to Smith-Corona "Corsair". Appears in catalogs from Spring 1964 through Christmas 1964 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $46.88 (Fall 1964), $42.88 (Christmas 1964). 147
  1968-1970 New 1968 Sears Chevron Model announced in Sears 1968 Spring Catalog @ $46.88 in Pica or Elite type. Manufactured by Messa in Portugal and similar to ABC 2002. Appears in catalogs from Spring 1968 through Fall 1970 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $46.88 (Fall 1968), $47.88 (Christmas 1968), $47.98 (Spring 1969), $48.98 (Fall 1969), $49.88 (Christmas 1969), $48.99 (Fall 1970). 147
         

Sears Chevron II

   
  1971-1974 New 1971 Sears Chevron II Model announced in Sears 1971 Fall Catalog @ $46.99 in Pica or Elite type. Manufactured by Messa in Portugal and similar to ABC 2000S. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1971 through Spring 1974 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $48.99 (Fall 1972), $48.95 (Spring 1973), $48.95 (Fall 1973), $48.95 (Spring 1974). 147
         

Sears Challenger II

   
  1964 New 1964 Sears Challenger II Model announced in Sears 1964 Fall Catalog @ $57.88 in Pica or Elite type. Manufactured by Smith-Corona in England and similar to Smith-Corona "Corsair" with customized ribbon lid. 147
         

Sears Tutor

   
  1965-1969 New 1965 Sears Tutor Model announced in Sears 1965 Fall Catalog @ $46.88 in Pica or Elite type. Manufactured by Smith-Corona in England and similar to Smith-Corona "Corsair" with customized ribbon lid. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1965 through Christmas 1969 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $42.88 (Spring 1966), $38.77 (Fall 1966), $37.88 (Fall 1967), $37.88 (Spring 1968), $37.88 (Fall 1968), $37.88 (Christmas 1968), $37.88 (Spring 1969), $37.88 (Fall 1969), $37.88 (Christmas 1969).
We have some ranges for this model thanks to Jay Respler of Advanced Business Machines, via Nick Bodemer.
147
21000-47915 1966        
39000-71945 1967        
77000-96431 1968        
         

Sears Scout

   
  1965-1966 New 1965 Sears Scout Model announced in Sears 1965 Fall Catalog @ $39.88 in Pica or Elite type. Manufactured by Smith-Corona in England and similar to Smith-Corona "Corsair". Appears in catalogs from Fall 1965 through Christmas 1966 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $37.88 (Spring 1966), $42.76 (Christmas 1966). 147
         

Sears Attache

   
  1964-1966 New 1964 Sears Attache Model announced in Sears 1964 Fall Catalog @ $67.88 in Pica or Elite type. Manufactured by Smith-Corona in England and similar to Smith-Corona "Corsair" with customized ribbon lid and briefcase-style case in Charcoal Brown or Light Blue. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1964 through Christmas 1966 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $54.88 (Fall 1965), $52.88 (Spring 1966) $52.88 (Fall 1966), $57.76 (Christmas 1966). 147
         

Sears Malibu

   
  1970-1974 New 1970 Sears Malibu Model announced in Sears 1970 Fall Catalog @ $68.99 in Pica or Elite type. Manufactured by Messa in Portugal and similar to ABC 2000. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1970 through Spring 1974 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $68.99 (Fall 1971), $68.99 (Fall 1972), $68.88 (Spring 1973), $57.95 (Fall 1973), $58.95 (Spring 1974). 147
         

Sears Newport

   
  1971-1974 New 1971 Sears Newport Model announced in Sears 1971 Fall Catalog @ $88.99 in Pica or Elite type. Manufactured by Messa in Portugal and similar to ABC 3001. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1971 through Spring 1974 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $88.99 (Fall 1972), $88.49 (Spring 1973), $77.95 (Fall 1973), $78.95 (Spring 1974). 147
         

Sears Electric

   
  1964-1965 New 1964 Sears Electric Model announced in Sears 1964 Fall Catalog @ $144.95 in Pica or Elite type. Artistic Script type available @ $149.95. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona 1958 Electric, with custom shell. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1964 through Fall 1965 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $139.95 (Fall 1965). 147
         

Sears Electric 12

   
  1963 The switch from "Tower" to "Sears" branding begins in 1963 as Sears introduces the new "Electric 12" model in its 1963 Fall Catalog @ $164.95 in Pica or Elite type. Artistic Script, Elite Gothic #16 and Presidential Pica type available @ $169.95. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona 1958 Electric, with custom shell. Appears in Fall 1963 catalog only in this configuration. 147
  1967-1969 New 1964 Sears Electric 12 Model announced in Sears 1967 Fall Catalog @ $166.88 in Pica or Elite type. Italic and Presidential Pica type available @ $171.88. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona 1962 Electric, with custom shell. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1967 through Fall 1969 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $167.98 (Fall 1968), $157.98 (Fall 1969). 147
  1971-1973 New 1971 Sears Electric 12 Model announced in Sears 1971 Fall Catalog @ $108.88 in Pica or Elite type. Manufactured by Silver-Seiko and similar to Royal Apollo. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1971 through Fall 1973 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $108.88 (Fall 1972), $107.49 (Fall 1973). 147
         

Sears Electric Twelve

   
  1964-1966 New 1964 Sears Electric Twelve Model announced in Sears 1964 Spring Catalog @ $164.95 in Pica or Elite type. Artistic Script, Futura and Presidential Pica type available @ $169.95. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona 1958 Electric, with custom shell. Appears in catalogs from Spring 1964 through Fall 1966 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $164.95/$169.95 (Fall 1965), $149.88/$154.88 (Spring 1966), $149.88/$154.88 (Fall 1966). 147
         

Sears Medalist Electric 12

   
  1964-1966 New 1964 Sears Medalist Electric 12 Model announced in Sears 1964 Fall Catalog @ $189.95 in Pica or Elite type. Futura and Presidential Pica type available @ $194.95. Artistic Script available @ $194.00. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona 1958 Electric, with custom shell. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1964 through Fall 1966 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $189.95 (Fall 1965), $184.88 (Spring 1966), $184.88 (Fall 1966). 147
  1966-1970 All-New 1966 Sears Medalist Electric 12 Model announced in Sears 1966 Christmas Catalog @ $197.95 in Pica or Elite type. Italic and Presidential Pica type available @ $202.95. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona 1962 Electric, with custom shell, paper injector and "4-color" ribbon. Appears in catalogs from Christmas 1966 through Fall 1968 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $186.88 (Fall 1967), $187.98 (Fall 1968), $187.98 (Fall 1969), $167.99 (Fall 1970). 147
         

Sears Medalist Power 10

   
  1968 New 1968 Sears Medalist Power 10 Model announced in Sears 1968 Christmas Catalog @ $237.95 in Pica or Elite type. Presidential Pica type available @ $242.95. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona 1962 Electric, with custom shell and Power Return. Appears in Christmas 1968 catalog only. 147
         

Sears Medalist Power 12

   
  1969-1974 New 1969 Sears Medalist Power 12 Model announced in Sears 1969 Fall Catalog @ $237.98 in Pica or Elite type. Presidential Pica type available @ $242.98. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona 1962 Electric, with custom shell and Power Return. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1969 through XXX with some price fluctuations each appearance: $247.99 (Fall 1970), $247.99 (Fall 1971), $247.99 (Fall 1972), $252.49 (Fall 1973), $257.95 (Fall 1974). 147
         

Sears Electric Power 12

   
  1969-1974 New 1969 Sears Electric Power 12 Model announced in Sears 1969 Fall Catalog @ $197.98 in Pica or Elite type. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona 1962 Electric, with custom shell and Power Return. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1969 through XXX with some price fluctuations each appearance: $217.99 (Fall 1970), $219.99 (Fall 1971), $217.99 (Fall 1972), $223.95 (Fall 1973), $227.95 (Fall 1974). 147
         

Sears Celebrity & Celebrity 12 (Electric)

   
  1966 New 1966 Sears Celebrity and Celebrity 12 Models announced in Sears 1966 Spring Catalog @ $119.88 with 9 1/2" Carriage or @134.88 with 12" Carriage in Pica or Elite type. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona 1958 Electric, with custom shell. Appears in catalogs from Spring 1966 through Fall 1966 @ $119.88/134.88 (Fall 1966). 147
  1968-1970 New 1968 Sears Celebrity 12 Model announced in Sears 1968 Fall Catalog @ $152.98 in Pica or Elite type. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona 1962 Electric, with custom shell. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1968 through Fall 1970 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $137.98 (Fall 1969), $147.99 (Fall 1970). 147
         

Sears Celebrity Power 12

   
  1971-1974 New 1971 Sears Celebrity Power 12 Model announced in Sears 1971 Fall Catalog @ $187.99 in Pica or Elite type. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona 1962 Electric, with custom shell and Power Return. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1971 through XXX with some price fluctuations each appearance: $187.99 (Fall 1972), $193.49 (Fall 1973), $197.49 (Fall 1974). 147
         

Sears Electric 10

   
  1967-1969 New 1967 Sears Electric 10 Model announced in Sears 1967 Fall Catalog @ $119.88 in Pica or Elite type. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona 1962 Electric, with custom shell. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1967 through Fall 1969 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $124.88 (Fall 1968), $124.88 (Fall 1969). 147
  1970-1973 New 1970 Sears Electric 10 Model announced in Sears 1970 Fall Catalog @ $98.88 in Pica type. Manufactured by Silver-Seiko and similar to Royal Apollo. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1970 through Fall 1973 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $88.88 (Fall 1971), $88.88 (Fall 1972), $87.88 (Fall 1973). 147
         

Sears Deluxe Electric 10

   
  1967 New 1967 Sears Deluxe Electric 10 Model announced in Sears 1967 Fall Catalog @ $124.88 in Pica or Elite type. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona 1962 Electric, with custom shell. Appears in Fall 1967 catalog only. 147
         

Sears Power Return Electric 10

   
  1968-1973 New 1968 Sears PR Model announced in Sears 1968 Fall Catalog @ $187.98 in Pica or Elite type. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona 1962 Electric, with custom shell. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1968 through Fall 1973 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $157.98 (Fall 1969), $157.99 (Fall 1970), $148.99 (Fall 1971), $148.99 (Fall 1972), $148.95 (Fall 1973). 147
         

Sears Forecast Electric 12

   
  1971-1973 New 1971 Sears Forecast Electric 12 Model announced in Sears 1971 Fall Catalog @ $157.99 in Pica or Elite type. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona 1962 Electric, with custom shell, paper injector and "4-color" ribbon. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1971 through Fall 1973 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $152.99 (Fall 1973). 147
         

Sears Electric 1

   
  1974-1984 New 1974 Sears Electric 1 Model announced in Sears 1974 Fall Catalog @ $128.49 in Pica type. Manufactured by Nakajima ALL in Japan and similar to M7500, with custom shell. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1974 through Fall 1984 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $128.99 (Fall 1975), $139.99 (Fall 1976), $137.99 (Fall 1977), $149.99 (Fall 1978), $147.99 (Fall 1979). Starting Spring, 1980, model now has 6-step "correction" feature (black/white ribbon). $166.99 (Spring 1980), $166.99 (Fall 1980), $166.99 (Spring 1981), $166.99 (Fall 1981), $176.99 (Spring 1982), $176.99 (Fall 1982), $166.99 (Spring 1983), $176.99 (Fall 1983), $176.99 (Spring 1984), $176.99 (Fall 1984). 147
         

Sears Electric 2

   
  1975-1976 New 1975 Sears Electric 2 Model announced in Sears 1975 Fall Catalog @ $173.99 in Pica type. Manufactured by Brother in Japan: JP-8 pattern. Can be dated using Brother Datecode in serial number. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1975 through Fall 1976 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $179.99 (Fall 1976). 147
  1982-1984 New 1982 Sears The Electric 2 Model announced in Sears 1982 Christmas Catalog @ $188.88 in Pica type. Manufactured by Nakajima(?) in Japan and similar to XXX. Appears in catalogs from Christmas 1982 through Fall 1984 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $194.99 (Spring 1983), $196.99 (Spring 1984), $196.99 (Fall 1984). 147
         

Sears Power Return

   
  1975-1976 New 1975 Sears Power Return Model announced in Sears 1975 Fall Catalog @ $188.99 in Pica type. Manufactured by Brother in Japan: JP-8 pattern. Can be dated using Brother Datecode in serial number. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1975 through Fall 1976 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $189.99 (Fall 1976). 147
         

Sears Power Return 1

   
  1974-1976 New 1974 Sears Power Return 1 Model announced in Sears 1974 Fall Catalog @ $167.95 in Pica type. Manufactured by Brother in Japan: JP-8 pattern. Can be dated using Brother Datecode in serial number. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1974 through Fall 1976 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $203.99 (Fall 1975), $209.99 (Fall 1976). 147
         

Sears Commentator

   
  1977 New 1977 Sears Commentator Model announced in Sears 1977 Fall Catalog @ $246.99 in Pica type. Manufactured by Brother in Japan: JP-10 pattern. Can be dated using Brother Datecode in serial number. Appears in the Fall 1977 catalog only. 147
         

Sears Commentator 1

   
  1977-1979 New 1977 Sears Commentator 1 Model announced in Sears 1977 Fall Catalog @ $226.99 in Pica type. Manufactured by Brother in Japan: JP-10 pattern. Can be dated using Brother Datecode in serial number. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1977 through Fall 1979 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $259.99 (Fall 1978), $266.99 (Fall 1979). 147
         

Sears Corrector

   
  1978-1983 New 1978 Sears Corrector Model announced in Sears 1978 Fall Catalog @ $296.99 in Pica or Elite type. Manufactured by Brother in Japan: JP-10 pattern. Can be dated using Brother Datecode in serial number. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1978 through Spring 1983 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $296.99 (Fall 1979), $324.99 (Spring 1980). Starting Fall, 1980, model is now badged "The Corrector". $324.99 (Fall 1980), $324.99 (Spring 1981), $324.99 (Fall 1981), $364.99 (Spring 1982), $364.99 (Fall 1982), $364.99 (Spring 1983). 147
         

Sears The Correct-O-Sphere

   
  1981-1982 New 1981 Sears The Correct-O-Sphere Model announced in Sears 1981 Spring Catalog @ $444.99 with Pica or Elite type ball. Manufactured by Brother in Japan: JP-11 pattern. Can be dated using Brother Datecode in serial number. Appears in catalogs from Spring 1981 through Fall 1982 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $444.99 (Fall 1981). Starting Spring, 1982, model is now badged "The Correct-O-Sphere 1". $444.99 (Spring 1982), $444.99 (Fall 1982). 147
         

Sears The Correct-O-Sphere 2

   
  1982 New 1982 Sears The Correct-O-Sphere 2 Model announced in Sears 1982 Spring Catalog @ $574.99 with Pica or Elite type ball. Manufactured by Brother in Japan: JP-11 pattern. Can be dated using Brother Datecode in serial number. Appears in catalogs from Spring 1982 through Fall 1982 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $544.99 (Fall 1982). 147
         

Sears The Correct-O-Sphere 3

   
  1983 New 1983 Sears The Correct-O-Sphere 3 Model announced in Sears 1983 Spring Catalog @ $444.99 with Pica or Elite type ball. Manufactured by Brother in Japan: JP-11 pattern. Can be dated using Brother Datecode in serial number. Appears in Spring 1983 catalog. 147
         

Sears Scholar

   
  1977-1984 New 1977 Sears Scholar Model announced in Sears 1977 Fall Catalog @ $176.99 in Pica type. Manufactured by Nakajima(?) in Japan and similar to XXX. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1977 through Fall 1984 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $199.99 (Fall 1978), $197.99 (Fall 1979). Starting Spring, 1980, model is now badged "The Scholar" and has 6-step "correction" feature. $214.99 (Spring 1980), $214.99 (Fall 1980), $214.99 (Spring 1981), $224.99 (Fall 1981), $244.99 (Spring 1982), $244.99 (Fall 1982), $244.99 (Spring 1983), $244.99 (Fall 1983), $244.99 (Spring 1984), $244.99 (Fall 1984). 147
         

Sears Graduate

   
  1978-1983 New 1978 Sears Graduate Model announced in Sears 1978 Fall Catalog @ $239.99 in Pica type. Manufactured by Nakajima(?) in Japan and similar to XXX. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1978 through Fall 1983 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $236.99 (Fall 1979). Starting Spring, 1980, model is now badged "The Graduate" and has 6-step "correction" feature. $264.99 (Spring 1980), $264.99 (Fall 1980). Starting Spring, 1981, model is now badged "The Graduate w/correction" and has dedicated "correction" key. $264.99 (Spring 1981), $274.99 (Fall 1981), $294.99 (Spring 1982), $294.99 (Fall 1982), $294.99 (Spring 1983), $294.99 (Fall 1983). 147
         

Sears Communicator

   
  1974-1977 New 1974 Sears Communicator Model announced in Sears 1974 Fall Catalog @ $277.95 in Pica or Elite type. Presidential Pica type available @ $282.95. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona Coronamatic Electric, with custom shell. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1974 through Fall 1977 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $278.99 (Fall 1975), $289.99 (Fall 1976), $316.99 (Fall 1977). 147
  1983-1985 New 1983 Sears The Communicator Model announced in Sears 1983 Christmas Catalog @ $149.99. Manufactured by Nakajima ALL in Japan and similar to XXX and has 6-step "correction" feature. Appears in catalogs from Christmas 1983 through Christmas 1985 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $136.99 (Christmas 1985). 147
         

Sears Communicator 1

   
  1975-1978 New 1975 Sears Communicator 1 Model announced in Sears 1975 Fall Catalog @ $258.99 in Pica or Elite type. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona Coronamatic Electric, with custom shell. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1975 through Fall 1978 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $269.99 (Fall 1976), $286.99 (Fall 1977), $276.99 (Fall 1978). 147
  1983-1984 New 1983 Sears The Communicator 1 Model announced in Sears 1983 Fall Catalog @ $344.99. Manufactured by Nakajima ALL in Japan and similar to AE300. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1983 through Spring 1984 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $344.99 (Spring 1984). 147
         

Sears Communicator 2

   
  1975-1977 New 1975 Sears Communicator 2 Model announced in Sears 1975 Fall Catalog @ $258.99 in Pica type. Manufactured by Smith-Corona and similar to Smith-Corona Coronamatic Electric, with custom shell. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1975 through Fall 1977 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $249.99 (Fall 1976), $266.99 (Fall 1977). 147
  1983-1984 New 1983 Sears The Communicator 2 Model announced in Sears 1983 Fall Catalog @ $444.99. Manufactured by Nakajima ALL in Japan and similar to AE330. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1983 through Spring 1984 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $444.99 (Spring 1984). 147
         

Sears Electronic Communicator 3

   
  1983-1984 New 1983 Sears Electronic Communicator 3 Model announced in Sears 1983 Fall Catalog @ $544.99. Manufactured by Brother in Japan: JP-16X pattern. Uses computer interface to act as printer. Can be dated using Brother Datecode in serial number. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1983 through Fall 1984 with some price fluctuations each appearance: $544.99 (Spring 1984), $544.99 (Fall 1984). 147
         

Sears The Electronic Corrector

   
  1982-1983 New 1982 Sears The Electronic Corrector Model announced in Sears 1982 Fall Catalog @ $594.99 in Pica type. Manufactured by Brother in Japan: JP-16 pattern (Possibly M8400 manufactured in 1981??). Appears in catalogs from Fall 1982 through Spring 1983. 147
         

Sears 300 Electronic

   
  1983-1984 New 1983 Sears 300 Electronic Model announced in Sears 1983 Fall Catalog @ $199.99. Manufactured by Brother and similar to Brother EP-20. Can be dated using Brother Datecode in serial number. Appears in catalogs from Fall 1983 through Spring 1984. 147
         

Sears 500 Electronic

   
  1984 New 1984 Sears 500 Electronic Model announced in Sears 1984 Spring Catalog @ $299.99. Manufactured by Brother and similar to Brother EP-22. Can be dated using Brother Datecode in serial number. Appears in catalogs from Spring 1984 through Fall 1984. 147
         

Sears 600 Electronic

   
  1984 New 1984 Sears 600 Electronic Model announced in Sears 1984 Fall Catalog @ $299.99. Manufactured by Brother and similar to Brother EP-44. Can be dated using Brother Datecode in serial number. Appears in Fall 1984 catalog. 147
           

Sears Typewriter: Links to History

Sears Typewriter: Links to Guides


Reference numbers

* Indicates source data the current list maintainer has access to. Usually it means we have a copy of the document in question, but it might be in the form of a later edition list. However, for the purposes of validation we have been able to confirm the source.

   
No. Literature
1 * Century of the Typewriter, Wilfred A. Beeching, publ. by the British Typewriter Museum, 1974, 1990, ISBN 0951679007
2 * Joan Sales,"Date your Underwood Typewriter" - Website : http://www.oocities.org/heartland/cottage/5405/serial.htm, reference to Richard Polt
(note: The source for this article was at least partially Ref. #18)
3 Allowance Sheet 1918, made available by Andrew B. Schrader
4 Ernst Martin, Die Schreibmaschine und ihre Entwicklungsgeschichte(The Typewriter and the history of it's developement), publ. by Johannes Meyer Verlag and Basten International, 1920 to 1949 and reprints
5 * Darryl Rehr, Antique typewriters, by Schroeder publishing, Los Angeles, 1997, ISBN 0891457577
see: http://home.earthlink.net/~dcrehr/book/book.html
6 * Typewriter Age Guide, publ. by Office Machines and Equipment Federation, London, copies contributed by Mr. Bruce Beard, Australia
(note: this reference same as #28)
7 * "Liste der Herstellungsdaten gangbarer Schreibmaschinen" Listing of the production dates of commen typewriters), publ. by Wochenschrift für Papier, Otto Hoffmann Verlag, 1941, Berlin, copies contributed by Mr. Paul Roberts, Netherlands. Current copy from the collection of Ryk van Dijk, scanned by Marlies Louwes.
8 * Richard Polt, adapted from the book of Paul Lippman, American Typewriters: A Collector's Encyclopedia (1992) and corrected, based on a list publ. in ETCetera #4
see: http://www.aquaporin4.com/etcetera/ETC.04.pdf
9 "Fabriknummernverzeichnis" (Factory number Listing), booklet which could be purchased optionally with book reference No. 4, edition 1941, publ. by Johannes Meyer Verlag, Pappenheim 1941
10 "Fabrikationsdaten von Schreibmaschinen", listing of typewriter serial numbers for dealer's, 1942 and 1935, publ. by Carl Teege Verlag, Hamburg
11 Ames Supply General Catalog from 1949
12 Information contributed by Will Davis, see : http://www.hometown.aol.com/page3.html
13 Liste der Herstellungsdaten deutscher und auslaendischer Schreibmaschinen, 10 Auflage, 1955, publ. by Burghagen Verlag, Hamburg (small book, pre-owned by the Adler Werke vorm. Heinrich Kleyer, Frankfurt)
14 Leonhard Dingwerth, Kleines Lexikon Historischer Schreibmaschinen (Small Lexicon of Historical Typewriters), publ. by Kunstgrafik Dingwerth, Eichendorffstr. 77, D-33415 Verl
15 * Office Typewriter Age List No. 26, publ. by Smith-Corona, by courtesy of Mr. Ron Fuller, Los Angeles, USA
(note: this reference same as #22)
16 * American Typewriters - A Collector's Encyclopedia by Paul Lippman, 1992, Hoboken
17 * National Office Machine Dealers Assoc. "Blue Book" (NOMDA), 1964, provided by Bill Wahl
18 * Remington Information Binder (The Sheridan Binder), 1950's to 1970's, provided by Richard Polt.
see: http://munk.org/typecast/2011/09/07/in-preparation-for-an-updated-typewriter-serial-number-database-royal-portables/
19 * Interview with P. Birchmeier, Aug. 2012, reported by Georg Sommeregger.
see: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/theportabletypewriterforum/message/31895
20 * National Office Machine Dealers Assoc. "Blue Book" (NOMDA), 1980, provided by Bill Wahl.
see: http://munk.org/typecast/2011/04/22/national-office-machine-dealer-association-1972-typewriter-age-guide/
21 * VOSS Schreibmaschinen, 2012, published by Georg Sommeregger. (HFW Schramm 11th ed. 1962)
see: http://typewriters.ch/collection/VOSS.html
22 * Smith-Corona Age List #26, 1960, provided by Bill M.
see: http://offountainpenstypewriters.blogspot.com/2012/02/typewriter-serial-numbers.html
and: http://offountainpenstypewriters.blogspot.com/2012/02/moretypewriter-serial-numbers.html
23 * Shipman-Ward Office Machine Dealer's Line Book, Jan 1, 1954, provided by Bill Wahl.
see: http://munk.org/typecast/2013/01/05/shipman-ward-dealers-line-book-1954%E2%80%93part-2-age-lists/
24 * H.F.W. Schramm, Liste der Herstellungsdaten deutscher und ausländischer Schreibmaschinen, 11th edition, Hans Burghagen Verlag, Hamburg 1962 - copy provided by Georg Sommeregger. Additional copy from the collection of Ryk van Dijk, scanned by Marlies Louwes.
25 * P. Frensel, Die Entwicklung der ehemaligen DDR-Schreibmaschinen-Produktion (einschliesslich der bis 1945 produzierten Schreibmaschinen in diesem Gebiet sowie der Produktion ab 1990), in: Schreibmaschinen- und Bureau-Zeitung, Nr. 10/1999, Nr. 11/2000, Nr. 12/2000 (originally published in: Mannheimer Hefte für Schriftvergleich, Nr. 1-2/1999) - provided by Georg Sommeregger
"The development of the former GDR typewriter production (including typewriters produced on its territory until 1945 and production after 1990)"
26 * "The Writing Machine (A history of the typewriter)" Michael H. Adler
27 * "Antique Typewriters from Creed to QWERTY" Michael H. Adler
28 * Typewriter Age Guide, publ. Dec 1973 by Office Machines and Equipment Federation, London, copies contributed by Mr. Peter Brill, Australia
(note: this reference same as #6)
29 * Typewriter Age Guide, publ. Oct 1971 by Office Machines and Equipment Federation, London, copies: T. Munk with the assistance of Mr. Rob Bowker, UK
30 * Typewriter Age Guide, publ. Oct 1980 by Office Machines and Equipment Federation, London, copies: T. Munk with the assistance of Mr. Rob Bowker, UK
31 * The Business Machines and Equipment Digest, publ. 1927 by Equipment-Research Corporation, copy contributed by Mark Adams.
see: http://type-writer.org/?p=2850
32 * R. Blickensderfer and P. Robert, "The Five-Pound Secretary. An Illustrated History of the Blickensderfer Typewriter", publ. 2003 by The Virtual Typewriter Museum, excerpt contributed by Georg Sommeregger.
33 * Matricolario Olivetti, copy contributed by Enrico Morozzi.
34 * Olivetti Graphika Serial Number List, compiled by Domenico Scarzello.
See: http://www.typewriterstory.com/index.php/ol-graphica
35 * Liste der Herstellungsdaten deutscher und auslandischer Schreibmaschinen - 1950. By Carl Teege, Published by Hans Burghagen Verlag. From the collection of Ryk van Dijk, scanned by Marlies Louwes.
36 * Liste der Herstellungsdaten deutscher und auslandischer Schreibmaschinen - 1953. Published by Hans Burghagen Verlag. From the collection of Ryk van Dijk, scanned by Marlies Louwes.
37 * National Typewriter and Office Machine Dealer's Association (NOMDA) Typewriter and Adding Machine Allowance Schedule, February 1, 1941. From the Collection of Tony Casillo, contributed by Richard Polt.
38 * Wyckoff, Seamans & Benedict. Remington Standard typewriter. New York : Wyckoff, Seamans & Benedict, [188-?], accessed from the Baker Library, Harvard Business School.
See: http://pds.lib.harvard.edu/pds/view/2574435
39 * Documented Hammond Serial Numbers, V.4 Jan. 1, 2013 through V.7 Jul 20, 2017, Compiled by Peter Weil.
40 * Blick Billheads With Serial Numbers, Compiled by Peter Weil.
41 * Olympia, USA "Allowance Sheet T-58" (approx 1977). From the Collection of Tony Casillo, contributed by Richard Polt.
42 * IBM Typewriters Serial Numbers 1946 to 1977, Montreal Branch - IBM Canada Ltd. Contributed to Yahoo GolfBallTypewriterShop group by Jacques Coulombe.
43 * Xerox Factbook 1987
See: http://simson.net/ref/Xerox/
44 * IBM Selectric Adjustment & Parts Manual S241-5939-2
45 * Brother Service Update #31, June 20, 1985
See: http://munk.org/typecast/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/brother-datecodes-1.jpg
46 * Brother Letter #0203 (10/1979) "How to Determine In-Warranty Typewriters"
See: http://munk.org/typecast/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/brother-warranty-3.jpg
47 * Brother Service Manuals and Addendums 1974-1990 "The Edsel R. Sanders Collection"
See: http://munk.org/typecast/2014/05/06/a-brotherly-bonanza/
48 * National Typewriter and Office Machine Dealer's Association (NOMDA) Typewriter and Adding Machine Allowance Schedule, 1977. From the Collection of Tony Casillo, contributed by Richard Polt.
49 * Brother Group Corporate Profile, 2014
See: http://download.brother.com/pub/com/en/corporate/pdf/2014/broa4_3334_en.pdf
50 * Victor Standard Typewriters, By Will Davis
See: http://web.archive.org/web/20090830084402/http:/geocities.com/wbd641/Victor.html
51 * Die historische Entwicklung des Bet riebes Optima Erfurt (2008), by Eberhard Lippmann. Contributed by Vilhelm Dromberg
52 * Corona: The Personal Writing Machine, by S. L. Johnson
See: http://www.sljohnson.net/typewriter/corona.html
53 * Standard Folding Typewriter by Richard Milton
See: http://www.portabletypewriters.co.uk/portable_typewriters_standard_folding.htm
54 * Collect Folding Coronas, by Paul Lippman
See: http://etconline.org/backissues/ETC004.pdf?page=4
55 * Smith-Corona Parts and Service Manuals (1947-1999) lent by Bill Wahl
56 * Europe - Oliver - SIM - MAS small typewriters, by Georg Sommeregger.
See: http://www.typewriters.ch/collection/OLIVER_SIM_MAS.html
57 * The Montana line of Hermes clones, by Mark Adams.
See: http://type-writer.org/?p=3598
58 * The Hermes Baby page!, by Georg Sommeregger.
See: http://www.typewriters.ch/collection/hermes_baby.html
59 * American Digest of Business Machines, 1924. Contributed by Richard Polt.
See: http://site.xavier.edu/polt/typewriters/ADBM1924.pdf
60 * "MTE-INV" Mesa Typewriter Exchange Stock Inventory Records 1950 to 1987. Contributed by Bill Wahl.
61 * "Mechanical Typewriters - Their History, Value, and Legacy" by Thomas A. Russo.
62 * "The IBM Model B typewriter" by IBM.
See: https://www-03.ibm.com/ibm/history/exhibits/modelb/modelb_intro.html
63 * "Remington Portables" by Richard Polt.
See: http://site.xavier.edu/polt/typewriters/rem-portables.htm
64 * "Moskva and Janalif Research" by Alex Sandler. (plus updates)
See: https://goo.gl/I5X12b, https://goo.gl/z0tSOq, https://goo.gl/4iq9Tz http://odtype.blogspot.com/2016/10/moskva-3-and-4-age-lists-as-of-ix2016.html, http://odtype.blogspot.com/2017/02/moskva-5-6-and-7-age-lists.html
65 * "Collector's Guide to Antique Typewriters" Dan Post, Post-Era Books, 1981.
66 * "The Unknown Writing Machine" Don Sutherland in The Antique Trader, 1978.
67 * "Don't Mind My Insanity: Updated Fox Serial Numbers" by Tyler Anderson.
See: https://wordsarewinged.blogspot.com/2016/06/dont-mind-my-insanity-updated-fox.html
68 * "A Very Good Year for Adler Favorit 2's" by Robert Godlieb.
See: http://badonoer.blogspot.com/2016/01/a-very-good-year-for-adler-favorit-2s.html
69 * "FBI Forgery by Typewriter: Re-Examining the Alger Hiss Case - How Did His 1927 Woodstock Become a 1929 Model?" by Robert Messenger.
See: http://oztypewriter.blogspot.com/2016/01/fbi-forgery-by-typewriter-re-examining.html
70 * "The Littlest Typewriters: Bennett's Bantamweights" by Robert Messenger.
See: http://oztypewriter.blogspot.co.uk/2012/02/littlest-typewriters-bennetts.html
71 * "Re: [TYPEWRITERS] Bennett Typewriter on Yahoo Typewriter Forum" by Thomas Furtig.
72 * "Sabb Schreibmaschine" by Georg Sommeregger.
See: http://www.typewriters.ch/blog/2016/06/sabb-schreibmaschine/
73 * "Discovering the Studio Musicwriter" by Theodore Munk.
See: Etcetera #109 (link when available)
74 * "The Story of the Typewriter 1873-1923" Herkimer County Historical Society, 1923.
75 * "The Early History of the Typewriter" by Chas. E Weller (1918).
76 * "Old Typewriters" by Duncan James (Shire, 1993).
77 * "Williams Typewriter Research" by Tyler Anderson, 2016.
78 * "The History of the Typewriter" by Geo. Charles Mares (Gilbert Pitman, London, 1909).
79 * "Emerson Typewriter Research" by Tyler Anderson & Peter Weil, 2016.
80 * "The Emerson: The Enigma of Typewriters" by Robert Messenger.
See: http://oztypewriter.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-emerson-enigma-of-typewriters.html
81 * "A History of the Three-Row 'WILLIAMS' Typewriters" by Richard E. Dickerson in Historische Bürowelt No. 21 April 1988, and No. 22 July 1988.
82 * "Typewriter Topics: Vol. 50-52 1922" by The International Office Equipment Magazine.
83 * "Typewriter Topics: Vol. 6-7 1907" by The International Office Equipment Magazine.
84 * "Typewriter Topics: Vol. 38-40 1918" by The International Office Equipment Magazine.
85 * "Typewriter Topics: Vol. 41 1919" by The International Office Equipment Magazine.
86 * "Typewriter Topics: Vol. 29-32 1915" by The International Office Equipment Magazine.
87 * "The Victor Standard Typewriter" by Will Davis.
See: http://davistypewriters.blogspot.com/2015/05/the-victor-standard-typewriter.html
88 * "On This Day in Typewriter History: Trying to Unravel the Victor Mystery" by Robert Messenger.
See: http://oztypewriter.blogspot.com/2012/11/on-this-day-in-typewriter-history_6.html
89 * "The Franklin Typewriters" by Richard E. Dickerson in ETCetera #1 October, 1987.
See: http://etconline.org/backissues/ETC001.pdf
90 * "On This Day in Typewriter History (CVI)" by Robert Messenger.
See: http://oztypewriter.blogspot.com/2011/09/on-this-day-in-typewriter-history-cvi.html
91 * "the Garbell Portable Typewriter" by The Garbell family.
See: http://www.garbell.com/GarbellTypewriter.html
92 * "Garbell Typewriter" by Greg Fudacz.
See: http://www.antikeychop.com/#!garbell-typewriter/us0eg
93 * "Fox Visible Typewriters - An Overview " by Will Davis.
See: http://davistypewriters.blogspot.com/2015/08/fox-visible-typewriters-overview.html
94 * "Fox Portable Typewriters and the Demise of Fox Typewriter Company " by Will Davis.
See: http://davistypewriters.blogspot.com/2015/08/fox-portable-typewriters-and-demise-of.html
95 * "The American Stationer" 1906.
96 * "The American Stationer" 1907.
97 * "Franklin Typewriter Ephemera" collected by Peter Weil, 2016.
98 * "A Bennington Letter" collected by Martin Howard.
See: http://etconline.org/backissues/ETC082.pdf
99 * "Filing & Office Management Magazine" Volume 6, 1921.
100 * "Filing & Office Management Magazine" Volume 7-8, 1922.
101 * "Typewriter Topics: Vol. 35-37 1917" by The International Office Equipment Magazine.
102 * "Typewriter Topics: Vol. 44-46 1920" by The International Office Equipment Magazine.
103 * "On This Day in Typewriter History: Unearthing the Molle" by Robert Messenger.
See: http://oztypewriter.blogspot.com/2013/01/on-this-day-in-typewriter-history_9569.html
104 * "It's pronounced 'Mollie'" by Mark Adams.
See: http://type-writer.org/?p=4230
105 * "The Iron Age, Volume 79 - 1907".
106 * "Office Appliances Volume 36 - July 1922".
107 * "Office Appliances Volume 34 - July 1921".
108 * "The American Pocket Typewriter and Wellington Parker Kidder's Rochester" by Robert Messenger.
See: http://oztypewriter.blogspot.com/2014/07/the-american-pocket-typewriter-and.html
109 * "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Details - The early days of the Noiseless Typewriter" by Ed Neuert.
See: http://etconline.org/backissues/ETC081.pdf
110 * "The Merritt" by Will Davis.
See: http://davistypewriters.blogspot.com/2016/09/merritt.html
111 * "Yatran The Heaviest" by Alex Sandler.
See: http://odtype.blogspot.com/2016/09/yatran-heaviest.html
112 * "Moskva 3 and 4 age lists as of 10-2016" by Alex Sandler.
See: http://odtype.blogspot.com/2016/10/moskva-3-and-4-age-lists-as-of-ix2016.html
113 * "Portable Typewriters Today - February 2015" by Will Davis.
See: http://davistypewriters.blogspot.com/2015/02/portable-typewriters-today-february-2015.html
114 * "The Early Bar-Lock" and "Bar-Lock Typewriters - Models 4 to 15" by Bert Kerschbaumer.
See: ETCetera #98 & #114
115 * "AMES Supply General Catalog #10 - March, 1960".
116 * "AMES Supply Parts Catalog #11P - Feb., 1965".
117 * "The Amazing Masspro Portable Typewriter: 'Grandson' of the Standard Folding" by Robert Messenger.
See: http://oztypewriter.blogspot.com/2013/10/the-amazing-maspro-portable-typewriter.html
118 * "Masspro Typewriter Page" by Greg Fudacz.
See: http://www.antikeychop.com/masspro-typewriter
119 * "Carl P. Dietz Collection of Typewriters", by George Herrl, 1965.
120 * "Royal Paint Touch-Up Color List", Rev. June, 1968.
121 * "Olympia SM series (part 1, 1948-1964)" by Nick T.
See: http://xoverit.blogspot.com/2015/02/olympia-sm-series-part-1-1948-1964.html
122 * "Olympia SM series (part 2, 1964-1980s)" by Nick T.
See: http://xoverit.blogspot.com/2015/04/olympia-sm-series-part-2-1964-1980s.html
123 * "AMES Supply General Catalog #5 - August, 1940".
124 * "1975 Smith-Corona Model Prefix Guide", Discovered by Jonathan Kinser from Smith-Corona research.
125 * "Evolution of the Typewriter", C. V. Oden, 1917.
126 * "1912-1923 The Origins and Evolution of the Typewriter" Various Authors.
127 * "The Swedish Densmore Typewriter" by Robert Messenger.
See: http://oztypewriter.blogspot.com/2015/03/the-swedish-densmore-typewriter.html
128 * "All or Nakajima" by Steve K.
See: https://writelephant.com/2017/06/17/all-or-nakajima
129 * Smith-Corona Series Estimates researched by Nick Bodemer, 2017
130 * Research by Peter Weil, and ephemera from The Cornelia and Peter Weil Typewriter Archives
131 * 1963 Hermes Baby Adjustment Manual B3, from the collection of T. Munk
132 * Underwood Age List, from the collection of Tony Casillo
See: http://www.typewritercollector.com/images/underwoodagelist.pdf
133 * 1966 & 1971 Hermes 3000 Adjustment Manuals G4,G6 & 1971, from the collection of Jacques Perrier, Museum of the Typewriter, Lausanne, Switzerland
See: https://www.perrier-sa.ch/musee/boutique/
134 * "Korean Typewriters" by Robert Messenger.
See: http://oztypewriter.blogspot.com/2012/01/korean-typewriters.html
135 * 1985 IBM Replacement Guide Form 71K6222, supplied by Clark Hinson from the collection of Roger Brockevelt
136 * "Blickensderfer’s last hurrah as a Remington" by Mark Adams.
See: https://type-writer.org/?p=4294
137 * Blickensderfer Research by Peter Weil, 2017
138 * Etcetera #106-107
139 * "Briefly Blick-Bar" by Robert Messenger.
See: http://oztypewriter.blogspot.com/2016/01/briefly-blick-bar.html
140 "Lexikon historischer Schreibmaschinen seit 1940" (Typewriter Lexikon since 1940) published 2008 by Leonhard Dingwerth.
141 * "Olivetti macchine per scrivere meccaniche" published 2013 by Carlo Torchio.
From the collection of Carl Hartmann via Mario Bellini
142 * "The ABC in Detail" by Will Davis and Thomas FĂĽrtig.
See: http://davistypewriters.blogspot.com/search?q=abc+in+detail
143 * "The Real Story of the Brosette Typewriter and its successor the Jaykay Portable" by Michael A. Brown.
See: http://typexnews.com/links/Brosette.pdf
144 * "A Royal Safari at Eighteen Years on the Net" by Will Davis.
See: https://davistypewriters.blogspot.com/2018/03/a-royal-safari-at-eighteen-years-on-net.html
145 "The typewriter industry, The impact of a significant technological innovation" 1970 doctoral dissertation by George Nichols Engler, UCLA.
See: https://archive.org/details/TheTypewriterIndustry
146 * Research by Ian Brumfield
147 * Typewriter pages from Sears Catalogs: 1900-1985 From the collections of Alan Seaver (mostly), Nick Bodemer and T. Munk.
148 "Ten Most Wanted Typewriters" by Richard Polt.
See: https://site.xavier.edu/polt/typewriters/tw-10mw.html
149 * Messa Research by Carl Hartmann.
150 "The Dawn of the Lettera 22" by John Cooper.
See: https://atypeofmadness.com/2019/02/12/the-dawn-of-the-lettera-22
151 "Litton Drags its Caravan Through the Typewriter Desert" by Robert Messenger.
See: https://oztypewriter.blogspot.com/2019/03/litton-drags-its-caravan-through.html
152 "Typewriter review: 2019 Royal Classic" by Richard Polt.
See: https://writingball.blogspot.com/2019/03/typewriter-review-2019-royal-classic.html
153 "GENERATION 3000" by Will Davis.
See: http://www.willdavis.org/Generation3000.html
154 "Everything New in Portable Typewriters is Old Again" by Robert Messenger.
See: https://oztypewriter.blogspot.com/2013/12/everything-new-in-portable-typewriters.html