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(Original Classic Version)
The number of Home Safes in issue at March 31st 1958 was 130,676, including the smaller 'nickel' version and the 'book' type safe.
 
The Minutes of the Bank Committees provide the following details of orders for the original 'Classic' Home Safe placed with the two manufacturers:
 
- Wilkins & Wright;
- Taylor, Law & Co
 
 
 Date Supplied
 Manufacturer
 Quantity
 Cost per
Home Safe
(s/d)
 December 1922 
 Wilkins & Wright
 2,500
 6/-
 January 1923
 Wilkins & Wright
 2,500
6/-
 October 1923
 Wilkins & Wright
500 
 5/6
 October 1923 
 Wilkins & Wright
 2,500
5/3 
March 1924 
Taylor, Law & Co
 5,000
 4/6
June 1924 
Wilkins & Wright
 600
4/6 
August 1925
Taylor, Law & Co
5,000
 
December 1926 
Wilkins & Wright 
5,000
3/10
June 1927 
Wilkins & Wright 
5,000
3/10
December 1927
Wilkins & Wright 
5,000
3/10
July 1928
Wilkins & Wright
5,000
3/10
February 1929
Wilkins & Wright
5,000
3/8
April 1929
Wilkins & Wright
5,000
3/9
October 1929
Wilkins & Wright
5,000
3/9
October 1929
Taylor, Law & Co
3,000
3/3
March 1930
Taylor, Law & Co
5,000
3/8
March 1930
Wilkins & Wright
10,000
3/7
March 1931
Wilkins & Wright
10,000
3/1
April 1932
Wilkins & Wright
10,000
3/1
March 1934
Wilkins & Wright
5,000
3/1
March 1934
Taylor, Law & Co
5,000
3/-
December 1935
Taylor, Law & Co
10,000
2/11
January 1936
Wilkins & Wright
864
2/11
May 1938
Wilkins & Wright
10,000
2/11
 
 
122,464
 
Home Safe serial numbers
Number of safes produced by each manufacturer
 
 
 Safe Serial Numbers
 Wilkins & Wright
 Taylor, Law & Co
Wilkins & Wright
1-8,000
8,000
 
Taylor, Law & Co
8,001-13,000
 
5,000
Wilkins & Wright
13,001-13,600
600
 
Taylor, Law & Co
13,601-18,600
 
5,000
Wilkins & Wright
18,601-53,600
35,000
 
Taylor, Law & Co
53,601-56,600
 
3,000
Wilkins & Wright
56,601-66,600
10,000
 
Taylor, Law & Co
66,601-71,600
 
5,000
Wilkins & Wright
71,601-96,600
25,000
 
Taylor, Law & Co
96,601-111,600
 
15,000
Wilkins & Wright
111,601-122,464
10,864
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
89,464
33,000
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