Articles


Go to content

Production Numbers for Ericsson Telephones


Gives serial number ranges of telephones made in the Stockholm factory of L.M. Ericsson between 1878 and 1952. Invaluable for dating Ericsson telephones.

Year

Date

Production Number

Comments

Year

Date

Production Number

Comments

1878

14/11

10

« For

1916

3/1

1355564

 

1879

2/1

40

« magneto

1917

2/1

1472000

 

1880

5/1

144

« telephone

1918

3/1

1577630

 

1881

2/1

473

« sets

1919

2/1

1652652

 

1882

2/1

1280

 

1920

2/1

1727601

 

1882

1/5

2000

« Numbering

1921

3/1

1789659

 

1883

2/1

3265

  started at

1922

2/1

1845865

 

1884

2/1

5224

  2000

1923

2/1

1868737

 

1885

16/1

7961

 

1924

2/1

1904760

 

1886

8/1

10795

 

1925

2/1

1942201

 

1887

7/1

13139

 

1926

2/1

1995521

 

1888

5/1

16117

 

1926

8/2

2000000

 

1889

18/1

19937

 

1927

2/1

2054442

 

1890

2/1

24466

 

1928

2/1

2126332

 

1891

2/1

30349

 

1929

2/1

2192621

 

1892

2/1

38140

 

1930

2/1

2247025

 

1893

2/1

46559

 

1931

2/1

2322368

 

1894

2/1

58103

 

1932

2/1

2357666

 

1895

2/1

71161

 

1933

2/1

2381109

 

1896

2/1

90266

 

1934

2/1

2414178

 

1897

2/1

114260

 

1935

2/1

2446032

 

1898

3/1

150753

 

1936

2/1

2485468

 

1899

2/1

201302

 

1937

2/1

2551252

 

1900

2/1

253016

 

1938

2/1

2622133

« Old

1901

2/1

301746

 

1939

2/1

2758501

  numbering

1902

2/1

349853

 

1940

2/1

2902571

  ceases on

1903

2/1

394695

 

1940

7/12

3000000

  1 January.

1904

2/1

448833

 

1941

2/1

3004115

  Production

1905

2/1

505035

 

1942

2/1

3099696

  year and

1906

2/1

571482

 

1943

2/1

3191783

  week used

1907

2/1

645664

 

1944

2/1

3279554

  from now on

1908

2/1

726517

 

1945

2/1

3397125

1909

7/1

770393

 

1946

2/1

3505589

 

1910

3/1

815101

 

1947

2/1

3706448

 

1911

2/1

901677

 

1948

2/1

3897749

 

1912

8/1

993868

 

1948

25/5

4000000

 

1912

31/1

1000000

« Set ready

1949

3/1

4148764

 

1913

2/1

1096809

  Feb 5

1950

31/12

4388949

 

1914

2/1

1202076

  for Feb 17

1951

1/5

4500825

 

1915

7/1

1279176

  celebration

1952

27/11

5000000

 



Source: Telecom Heritage, Spring 1989



Back to content | Back to main menu