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There should be a letter before the 4 digit number :


No, this is not true for the "war years" and shortly there after.


From 1942 to 1951 there was no letter code used. In fact, many instruments built during WWII had no SN/FON markings at all. The "A" series was was initiated in 1947, but only for the "premium" grade instruments, "student" or "economy" models (like the 125) were not included.


I have no records of FON's during this post war period, but Jim R seems to, and has answered this question in the original post:




You can ask the same question as many times as you like, but there is only one correct answer, whether you like it or not!

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