Production Numbers for Ericsson Telephones


This page 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 Numbers 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
1908 2/1 726517   1945 2/1 3397125 on.
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 Home page BT/GPO Telephones Ericsson Telephones Ericsson Home Page Ericsson PABX All Telephone Systems

Last revised: March 06, 2011