Vibroplex - Name Plates


Martin's AutoPlex

from Tony, W4OI
1902 - 1905
Patented
5 Lines

AØ 1904

from Martin, DK4XL
#'s Ø - 399
4 Lines
Aug 9 19Ø4
No Patent Information

From Martin's e-mail:
Only used on the first few ones which have the serial number on the base itself, stamped somewhere on the side. I have #1Ø8 and Randy Cole has #7. The words THE VIBROPLEX has serifes, the A1 plate doesn't.
serifes small thingys on the edges of letters

A1 19Ø5

Original - SN 946
A1 19Ø7
Original - SN 3194

#'s 4ØØ - 1286

4 Lines
Aug 9 19Ø4
No Patent Information

A2 19Ø6

Original - SN None

#'s 14Ø8 - 2777

5 Lines
2 Patents
Others Pending

A3 19Ø7


#'s 2856 - 318Ø

5 Lines
3 Patents
Others Pending

Norcross 19Ø7

Original - SN 4Ø24
plate #2
from Doug, K4KEY
Small and Large
from Martin, DK4XL

#'s Erratic

5 Lines 3 Patents

Atlanta 19Ø8 - 19Ø9

from Martin, DK4XL

#'s Erratic

4 Lines
No Patent Information

B1 191Ø

Double Lever

No Serial Numbers

4 Lines
No Patent Information

B2 1911

from Martin, DK4XL
B2 #2
from Russ, WA5Y
Model X SN 1Ø383

Model X
#'s 1Ø238 - 1Ø416

5 Lines
"trade mark"
No Patent Information

B3 1912

Original - SN 2Ø436
Model X - SN 11856
B3 #3
from Tim, W3ZVT

Model X
#'s 1Ø687 - 11643
Original
#'s 2ØØØØ - 2Ø683

5 Lines 3 Patents
Others Pending

B3 Designation

1913 - 1915 Dbl Lvr
from Randy, KN6W
SN - None

B3X 1912

from Randy, KN6W
Via Tom, W1IMQ

6 Lines
5 Patents
Others Pending

B3Y


B3Y

B3Y? - 1912 - SN 20751
from Tom French, W1IMQ

2 Patents
4 Lines

B4 1913 - 1915

1913 Model X - SN 25232

1914 Blue Racer - SN B1507


#4 Blue Racer#'s B566 - B1464
Double Lever#'s D5Ø4Ø - D531Ø
Model X#'s 12Ø45 - 12242
#'s 25Ø95 - 25938
Original#'s 2Ø684 - 2Ø723
#'s 5ØØØØ - 5173Ø
6 Lines, 4 Patents,
JUN 3Ø,Ø3 not listed, Others Pending

C1 1916

1916 Vertical
SN 59672
from Randy, KN6W

#'s 55Ø88 - 6ØØ41

253 Broadway
5 Patents

C2 1917 - 1918

1917 Original
SN 6Ø28Ø


#'s 6Ø151 - 69969

253 Broadway
1Ø Patents

C3 1919 - 192Ø

192Ø Original
SN 72778


#'s 7ØØ53 - 78857

253 Broadway
6 Patents

Flex1(D3) 1939

SN 111883
The Ever Illusive
VIBROFLEX

796 Fulton
7 Patents

Signal Corp - Large

J-36 SN # 14
1935 - 1941
from Tony, W4OI

Signal Corp - Small

J-36 SN #1
from Don, K8OMO
1942 - 1945
J-36 SN #5ØØ

D1 192Ø - 1922

192Ø Martin Jr
SN 8Ø365

D1 #2

#'s 78497 - 8866Ø

825 Broadway
6 Patents

D2 1923 - 1925

1923 Original
SN 9Ø345


#'s 888Ø3 - 94486

825 Broadway
7 Patents

D3 1926 - 1938

1926 Original
SN 97581


#'s 94758 - 113422

796 Fulton
7 Patents

D4 1939 - 194Ø

1941 Zepher
SN 1171Ø5


#'s 113642 - 118179

796 Fulton
6 Patents
Other Patents Pending

D5 1941 - 1945

1942 Deluxe Original
SN 118761


#'s 11878Ø - 148328

833 Broadway
6 Patents
Other Patents Pending

D5 1942 - 1945

1945 Deluxe Original SN 1391Ø6
Tin painted gold name plate and Battleship Gray base. Chrome and Brass were in short supply.

Hamco Corp

Eureka, CA
Scotia - SN Ø11Ø4
sold to Vibroplex in 1982

D6 1946 - 1962

1947 Original
SN 1526Ø7


#'s 149285 - 2337Ø6

833 Broadway
Patented

D7 1963 - 1978

1964 Vibro Keyer
SN 238424


#'s 235635 - 39123Ø

833 Broadway
No Patent Information

D8 1979 - 1994

198Ø Lightning Bug
SN 589Ø


#'s 4ØØØ - ????
#'s 41117 - 8Ø5Ø2

No Location
No Patent Information

Metallic 1982 - Present

1982 Brass Racer
w/EK-1 Electroninc Keyer
SN Ø1882


#'s 1949 - Ø8452

No Location
No Patent Information

D9 1995 - Present

2ØØ1 Blue Racer
SN 1Ø6575


#'s 1ØØØØØ -

11 Midtown Park E
No Patent Information

Code Warrior Junior

August, 2ØØ1
SN 8 Ø1 919

Ten-Tec 2ØØ3

2ØØ3 Iambic
SN TT-I166


#'s TT-IØØ1 -
TT-I25Ø

11 Midtown Park E
No Patent Information

Code Mite 2ØØ3

SN Ø168


VENUS 2ØØ3

SN ØØØ6
from Tim W3VZT