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(CT = Cycletruck; WZ , S-10 = Whizzer; Tdm = Tandem. )
1948 D92598 - E67000 E670001 - E262108 11001 - 13398 WZ 1-3447 S-10
1949 F000100 - F31649 F321358 - F364549 S312650 - S321357G000100 - G003166 T001000 - T001217 Tdm F160598 - 163107 CT 5000 - 7408 WZ 3825 - 5986 S-10
1950 G003167 - G294890 G310130 - G318061 G335123 - G343221 G355966 - G531230 Z294891 - Z310129Z320777 - Z335122Z343222 - Z355965H000001 - H000666 5987 - 6244 S-10 G164355 - G165580 CT
1951 H000667 - H437160 A01370 - A87593 H166581 - H166580 CT H273273 - H437160 CT 6657 - 7738 WZ 7739 - 8110 S-10
1952 A87594 - A97867 B00001 - B99999 C00001 - C99999 D00001 - D66447 E00001 - E99999 F00001 - F99999 G00001 - G44000
1953 H60001 - H99999 J00001 - J99999 K00001 - K99999 A00001 - A99999 B00001 - B99999 C00001 - C99999 D00001 - D20266
1954 L00001 -L99999 M00001 - M99999 N00001 - N99999 P00001 - P17600
1955 P17601 - P99999 R01452 - R99999 S00001 - S99999 T00001 - T99999 U00001 - U56286
1956 U57805 - U99999 V00001 - V99999 W00001 - W93942 L00001 - L99999 M03569 - M25000 N25164 - N99999 P00001 - P25622 R25623 - R383161957 B18549 - B99999 C00001 - C99999 D00001 - D24842 7D24843 - 7D49811 7E00001 - 7E99999 7F00001 - 7F10609 R58261 - R61241 R66270 - R99999 S01400 - S47570
1957 B18549 - B99999; C00001 - C99999; R41605 - R58440; D00001 - D24842; 7D24843 - 7D75700; R58545 - R61241; 7D05700 - 7D49811; 7E00001 - 7E32750; R66270 - R99999; S01400 - S05559; 7E35006 - 7E99999; S05578 - S47570.
1958 8F10685 - 8F99999; 8G00001 - 8G08079; 8L00001 - 8L39400; D836694 - D852273; E813260 - E853548; F853549 - F864406; G864407 - G870020; H870023 - H836078; J811112 - J842720; K811111 - K844869; L811111 - L821670; M811125 - M833032.

New numbering system: First letter is the month; first digit is the year. D836694 = April 1958
1959 - A900000
1960 - A000000
1961 - A100000
1962 - A200000
1963 - A300000
1964 - A400000
New numbering system: First letter = month; second letter = year. I and O skipped to avoid confusion with one and zero. 1965 - AA00000
1966 -AB00000
1967 -AC00000
1968 - AD00000
1969 -AE00000
1970 - AF00000
1971 - AG00000
1972 - AH00000
1973 - AJ00000
1974 - AK00000
1975 - AL00000
1976 - AM00000
1977 - AN00000
1978 - AP00000
1979 - AQ00000
1980 - AR00000
1981 - AS00000
1982 - AT00000
This information was compiled from The Bicycle Trader August 1996, The West CoasterMay/June 1991, and Collectable Schwinn-Built Bicycles by James L. Hurd.