INDIAN SERIAL NUMBERING SEQUENCES
INDIAN SERIAL NUMBERING SEQUENCES
INDIAN SERIAL NUMBERING SEQUENCES
INDIAN SERIAL NUMBERING SEQUENCES
INDIAN SERIAL NUMBERING SEQUENCES
INDIAN SERIAL NUMBERING SEQUENCES

INDIAN SERIAL NUMBERING SEQUENCES

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Year Model Eng. Number Cyl. H.P Bore Stroke Frame Number Notes
1953 353 CS61001-CS62500+ 2       CS61001-CS62500+ last batch of 53's where a large sequence of serials were skipped
1953 353 CS6501-CS6999 2       CS6501-CS6999 'Chief' 53, serials above 6500  accepted as 53 if registration supports.
1952 352 CS6001-CS6500 2       CS6001-CS6500 'Chief' 52,  up to 6500 whether '52 or '53 may depend on registration?
1952 ? BB1001T-up 2       B1001T-up 'Warrior TT', last model year
1952 ? CS4001-up 2       CS4001-up 'Warrior', last model year, Warrior Patrols (3 wheeler for Police/FD)
1951 351 C4001-C4500 2       C4001-C4500 'Chief' 80ci, the last of the eighty's without yr confusion!
1951 651? FEA101-? 2       FEA101-? ''Dispatch Tow' Scout, NYC Fire Dept Only?, note 14
1951 ? B1001T- 2       B1001T- 'Warrior TT', frame sequence continues thru '52
1951 ? B101-up 2       B101-up 'Warrior'
1950 350 C2001-C2500 2       C2001-C2500 'Chief' 80ci, 2nd series, #'s changed, C2441-C2500 to PDNYC Police
1950 350 CEJ1001-CEJ1500 2       3501001-3501500 'Chief' 80ci (1320cc), first year for  telescopic forks, 1st series
1950 ? BEJ1001-up 2       2501001T- 'Warrior TT', 30.50ci(500cc)
1950 ? BEJ101-up 2       250101-up 'Warrior', 30.50ci(500cc)
1950 250 BBEJ1001-up 2       22501001-up Scout', last model year
1950 150 AAEJ1001-up 1       11501001-up Arrow', last model year
1949 349 CDI1001-up 2       3491001-up Chief, very limited production, serials inflated
1949 249 BDI101-up 2       249101-up Scout', 26ci, (440cc), first vertical twin
1949 149 ADI101-up 1       149101-up Arrow', 13ci, (220cc), first vertical single
1948 348 CDH101-up 2       348101-up Chief', new frame, new oil pump etc
1948 648 FDH101-up150 2       648101-150 45" Daytona 'big base' Scout. note 13
1947 347 CDG101-up 2       347101-up 'Chief', no other models
1946 346 CDF101-up 2       346101-up 'Chief', new girder forks, no other models
1945 345 CDE101-up 2       345101-up 'Chief' limited production,
1944 344 CDD101-up 2       344101-up 'Chief', no other models, all military?
1943 343 CDC101-up 2       343101-up 'Chief', very limited civilian production, last of 741's, high serials
1942 442 DDB101-up 4       442101-up Indian 4, the last year of the 4ours..
1942 342 CDB101-up 2       342101-up 'Chief', 74ci
1942 642 FDB101-up 2       642101-up 45" 'Sport Scout', last year of the SS/SSDT, Daytona in '48
1942 542 EDB101-up 2       542101-up 30.50ci 'Junior Scout'
1941 441 DDA101-up 4       441101-up Indian 4, 78ci
1941 341 CDA101-up 2       341101-up 'Chief', 74ci
1941 841 HDA101-up 2       841101-up Military, 841, 45ci transverse, shaft drive
1941 641 FDA101-up 2       641101-up 45" 'Sport Scout' and DT's
1941 741 GDA101-up 2       741101-up Military 741(b) lightweight 30.50ci note 6 and note 18.
1941 541 EDA101-up 2       541101-up 30.50ci 'Junior Scout'
1940 440 DDO101-up 4       440101-up Indian 4, 78ci
1940 340 CAV101-up 2       CAV101-up CAV=Continental Army Vehicle (aka Military Chief, Canadian)
1940 340 CDO101-up 2       340101-up 'Chief', incl Military, except Canada
1940 640 FDO101-up 2       640101-up 45" 'Sport Scout'  and Military 640 Scouts note 6 and note 18.
1940 540 EDO101-up 2       540101-up 30.50ci 'Scout Pony' renamed 'Thirty-Fifty'
1939 439 DCI101-up 4       439101-up Indian 4
1939 339 CCI101-up 2       339101-up 'Chief' 74ci
1939 639 FCI101-up 2       639101-up 45" 'Sport Scout' and Dispatch Tows (DT)
1939 539 ECI101-up 2       539101-up 30.50ci 'Junior Scout'
1938 438 DCH101-up 4       438101-up Indian 4, 78ci
1938 338 CCH101-up 2       338101-up 'Chief' 74ci
1938 638 FCH101-up 2       638101-up 45" 'Sport Scout' and Dispatch Tows
1938 538 ECH101-up 2       538101-up 30.50ci 'Junior Scout'
1937 437 DCG101-up 4       437101-up Indian 4, 78ci
1937 337 CCG101-up 2       337101-up 'Chief'74ci
1937 637 FCG101-up 2       637101-up 45" 'Sport Scout' and Dispatch Tows
1937 237 BCG101-up 2       237101-up 45" Std 'Scout' last model year
1937 537 ECG101-up 2       537101-up 30.50ci 'Junior Scout' renamed 'Scout Pony'
1936 436 DCF101-up 4       436101-up Indian 4, 78ci
1936 336 CCF101-up 2       336101-up 'Chief',74ci
1936 636 FCF101-up 2       636101-up 45" 'Sport Scout' and Dispatch Tows
1936 236 BCF101-up 2       236101-up 45" Std 'Scout'
1936 536 ECF101-up 2       536101-up 30.50ci 'Junior Scout'
1935 435 DCE101-up 4       435101-up Indian 4, 78ci
1935 335 CCE101-up 2       335101-up 'Chief' 74ci
1935 635 FCE101-up 2       635101-up 45" 'Sport Scout' and Dispatch Tows note 14
1935 235 BCE101-up 2       235101-up 45" Std 'Scout'
1935 535 ECE101-up 2       535101-up 30.50ci 'Junior Scout'
1934 434 DCD101-up 4       434101-up Indian 4, 78ci
1934 334 CCD101-up 2       334101-up 'Chief', 74ci
1934 634 FCD101-up 2       634101-up 45" 'Sport Scout', 1st yr with new keystone frame
1934 234 BCD101-up 2       234101-up 45" Std 'Scout' (still chief frame]
1934 534 ECD101-up 2 5.0     534101-up 30.50ci 'Junior Scout'
1933 433 DCC101-up 4       433101-up Indian 4, 78ci (1278cc)
1933 333 CCC101-up 2       333101-up 'Chief' 74ci
1933 633 FCC101-up 2       633101-up 1yr only 45ci 'Motoplane' (in Jr Scout frame)
1933 233 BCC101-up 2       233101-up 45" Std 'Scout'
1933 533 ECC101-up 2 5.0     533101-up 30.50ci 'Junior Scout'
1932 403 DOC101-up 4       403101-up Indian 4, 78ci
1932 EOC/503 EOC101-up 2 5.0 2 1/2 3 1/16 503101-up 'Junior' or 'Pony' Scouts begin, 30.5ci (500cc) 101 mo end
1932 COC/303 COC101-up 2 8.5 3 1/4 4 7/16 303101-up Chief ,74"
1932 BOC/203 BOC101-up 2 6.61 2 7/8 3 1/2  203101-up Std 'Scout' 45" in Chief frame,
1931 HEP/302 EH1536-up 2 8.45 3 1/4 4 7/16  H1410-up Chief, 74"
1931 GP/101 EGP3081-up 2 6.61 2 7/8 3 1/2 G4050-up 101 Scout 45", also first service car. [last year]
1931 G/101 EG925-up 2 6.05 2 3/4 3 3/16  S1344-up 101 Scout 37", frame numbers continue note 9
1931  402 EA1510-up 4 12.10 2 3/4 3 1/4 A 982-up Indian 4, sequence continues to 11/1/31
1930 HEP/302 EH100-EH1535 2 8.45 3 1/4 4 7/16  -none- Chief 74", sequence continues to 11/1/31
1930 GP/101 EGP100-EGP3080 2 6.61     -none- 101 Scout 45" ,sequence continues 11/1/31
1930 G/101 EG100-EG924 2 6.05     none-SI322 note 9 101 Scout 37", continues to 11/1/31, late '30 frame no's commence
1930  402 EA776-EA1509 4 12.10 2 3/4 3 1/4  -none- Indian 4, sequence continues to 11/1/31
1929 GEP/101 DGP4318-up 2 6.61     -none- 45" 101 Scout
1929 GE/101 DG2638-up 2 6.05     -none- 37" 101 Scout
1929 402 EA100-EAXXX 4 12.10     -none- Indian 4, after 6/1/29 changes to EA series, which lasts till '31
1929 402 DA701-DAXXX 4 12.10     -none- Indian 4. up to 6/1/29 then changes to EA100 and up
1929 HEP/301 CH2225- 2 8.45 3 1/4 4 7/16 -none- 'Chief' 74ci, CH numbers continue to 11/12/29
1928 GEP/101 DGP100-DGP4317 2 6.61     -none- 45" 101 Scout changeover yr from sf scout, mostly assumed '29
1928 GE/101 DG100-DG2637 2 6.05     -none- 37" 101 Scout changeover fm short frame (sf) scout assumed '29
1928 -none- CZ100- 2 7.81 3 1/8   -none- 'Chief' 61ci,[last yr]
1928 LE/201 CL100- 1 3.03     -none- 'Prince'  21ci [last yr]
1928 -none-? CH100-CH2224 2 8.45 3 1/4 4 7/16 -none- 'Big Chief' 74ci, to 3/15/28 then model change to HEP/301
1928 -none- CGP1762- 2 6.61     -none- 101 Scout 45"  change to 45" 101?note 7
1928 -none- CGP100-CGP-1761 2 6.61     -none- Scout 45" to 3/15/28  change to 45" 101? CGP444+ note 5
1928 -none- CG2385- 2 6.05     -none- 101 Scout 37" to 3/15/28 then change to 37" 101.
1928 -none- CG100-CG2384 2 6.05     -none- Scout 37" to 3/15/28 then change to 37" 101. note 7
1928 402 DA100-DA700 4 12.10     -none- Ace name dropped, model added, serial CA-DA change 6/1/29
1928

 Ace

CA100-CAXXX 4 12.10     -none- Indian 'Ace' to 8/1/28, DA101-DA700 are also 1928. note 10
1927 Ace VF100-up 4 12.10     -none- First Indian 'Ace' 4 cyl,78ci, and poss E1100  up note 11
1927 -none- BZ100-up 2 7.81 3 1/8 3 31/32 -none- 'Chief' 61ci(1000cc)
1927 -none- BL100-up 2 3.03     -none- 'Prince' 21ci
1927 -none- BH100-up 2 8.45     -none- 'Big Chief" 74ci
1927 -none- BGP100-up 2 6.61     -none- Scout' 45ci(750cc)
1927 -none- BG100-up 2 6.05     -none- 'Scout' 37ci (600cc), last pedestal eng mounts before though-bolt
1926 -none- AZ100-up 2 7.81     -none- 'Chief' 61ci
1926 -none- AL100-up 1 3.03     -none- 'Prince' 21ci
1926 -none- AH1180 only 2 ??     -none- 'Big Chief' 80ci, prototype, 1 only?
1926 -none- AH100-up 2 9     -none- 'Big Chief' 74ci
1926 -none- AG100-up 2 5     -none- 'Scout' 37ci
1925 Model Y 90Y001-up 2 9     -none- 'Big Chief' 74ci
1925 Model Y 80Y001-up 2 8     -none- 'Chief' 61ci
1925 Model Y 50Y001-up 2 5     -none- 'Scout' 37ci
1925 Model Y 30Y001-up 1 2.75     -none- 'Prince' 21ci (350cc) single, [first model yr]
1924 Model X 90X001-up 2 9     -none- 'Big Chief' 74ci
1924 Model X 80X001-up 2 8     -none- 'Chief' 61ci
1924 Model X 70X001-up 2 7     -none- 'Standard' ,last year for the former Powerplus
1924 Model X 50X001-up 2 5     -none- 'Scout' 37ci
1923 Model V 90V001-up 2 9     -none- 'Big Chief' 74ci(1200cc)
1923 Model V 80V001-up 2 7     -none- 'Chief' 61ci
1923 Model V 70V001 2 7     -none- 'Standard' (pplus) 61ci note 12
1923 Model NP VP001-up 2 8     -none- 'Powerplus' 72ci renamed 'Standard' note 12
1923 Model V 50V001-up 2 5     -none- 'Scout' 37ci
1922 Model T 80T001-up 2 7     -none- 'Chief' 61ci (1000cc) first year, tho sold oct '21
1922 Model NP TP001-up 2 8     -none- 'Powerplus' 72ci big valve note 12
1922 Model T 70T001-up  2 7     -none- 'Powerplus' 61ci
1922 Model T 50T001-up 2 5     -none- 'Scout' 37ci
1921 Model NP SP001-up 2 8     -none- 'Powerplus' 72ci big valve note 12
1921 Model S 70S001-up 2 7     -none- 'Powerplus' 61ci
1921 Model S 50S001-up 2 5     -none- 'Scout' 37ci
1920 Model NP RP001-up 2 8     -none- 'Powerplus' 72ci big valve note 12
1920 Model N 70R001-up 2 7     -none- 'Powerplus' 61ci
1920 Model R 50R001-up 2 5     -none- 'Scout'  37ci - [first model year]
1919 Model MP MP001-up 2 8     -none- 'Powerplus'  72ci, 8hp, big valve
1919 Model M 70M001-up 2 7     -none- 'PowerPlus', 61ci, 7hp, 2nd series
1919 Model M 40M001-up 1 4     -none- 'PowerPlus', 30.5ci single,loop frame,
1919 Model M 30M001-up 2 2.5     -none- 2 hp, loop frame, twin cyl, ci=?
1918 Model K KRX001-up 2 ??     -none- ?hp, loop frame, 2nd series, special?
1918 Model N 70K001-up 2 7     -none- 'Powerplus' 61ci
1918 Model B 50K001-up 2 4     -none- Little Twin 42ci, Hedstrom f-head motor note 17
1918 Model W 40K001-up 1 4     -none- 'PowerPlus', 33.5ci single, commercial
1918 Model 0 30K001-up 2 2.75     -none- Light Twin 15.7ci,(Horizontally opposed motor)
1917 Model J RX001-up 2 7     -none- 7hp, loop frame,  special?
1917 Model N 70J001-up 2 7     -none- 'Powerplus' 2nd model year for 61ci (1000cc)
1917 Model B 50J001-up 2 4     -none- Little Twin 42ci, Hedstrom f-head motor note 17
1917 Model W 40J001-up 1 4     -none- 'PowerPlus', single,4hp, 33.5ci commercial model
1917 Model O 30J001-up 2 2.75     -none- Light Twin 15.7ci, (Horizontally opposed motor)
1916 Model G 70H001-up 2 7     -none- 'Powerplus' first model year for L-head 61ci with cradle spring frame.
1916 Model F 70H001-up 2 7 3 1/8 3 31/32 -none- 'Powerplus' first model year for L-head 61ci model with rigid frame.
1916 Model B 50H001-up 2 5     -none- Little Twin 42ci, Hedstrom f-head motor note 17
1916 Model K 20H001-up 1 2.5 3 1/8  3 3/32  -none- Featherweight" 2 hp,  loop frame,two stroke
1915 Model G 70G001-up 2 7 3 1/4  3 43/64 -none- 7hp, loop frame, Big Twin, 1st series 6ci, {B}
1915 Model G 50G001-up 2 4 2 3/4  3 1/2  -none- Little Twin, 2nd series, 7hp, loop fr,  note 4, chrome vanadium frames!{B}
1915 Model E 40G001-up 2 4 3 1/4 3 43/64 -none- Little Twin 42ci, Hedstrom f-head motor note 17
1914 Model F 70F001-up 2 7 3 1/4 3 43/64 -none- 7hp, loop frame, twin, 1st series, Hendee electric starter offered!
1914 Model F 40F001-up 1 4 3 1/4 3 43/64 -none- 4hp, loop frame, single, electrics fitted!
1913 Model E 70E001-up 2 7 3 1/4 3 43/64 -none- 7hp, loop frame, twin, yes & 80E0001 up as 32,000+ were built. note 4 and note 8
1913 Model E 40E001-up 1 4 3 1/4 3 43/64 -none- 4hp, loop frame, single, cradle spring rear frame, rigid still avail.
1912 Model D 70D001-up 2 7 3 1/4 3 43/64 -none- 7hp, loop frame, twin, rigid rear only.
1912 Model D 40D001-up 1 4 3 1/4 3 43/64 -none- 4hp, loop frame, single, first for kick starter!
1911 Model C 70C001-up 2 7 3 1/4 3 43/64 -none- 7hp, loop frame, 2nd series, improved carb jets!
1911 Model C 40C001-up 1 4 3 1/4 3 43/64 -none- 4hp, loop frame,  2nd series
1911 Model C 20C001-up 2 5 3 1/4 3 43/64 -none- 5hp, loop frame, twin, 1st series
1911 Model C 1C001-up 1 2.75 3 1/4 3 43/64 -none- 2 hp, loop fr. sgle, 1st series, int and ext brakes, knock out rear axle!
1910 Model B 70B001-up 2 7 3 1/4 3 43/64 -none- 7hp, loop frame, 2nd series
1910 Model B 40B001-up 1 4 3 1/4 3 43/64 -none- 4hp, loop frame, 2nd series, footboards and front axles fitted!
1910 Model B 20B001-up 2 5 2 3/4 3 1/4 -none- 5hp, loop frame, twin
1910 Model B 1B01-up 1 2.75 2 3/4 3 1/4 -none- 2 hp, loop fr. sgle, 1st series, mech. oilers  multidisc clutch fitted!
1909 -none- IOA001-up 1 3.5     -none- 3 hp, loop frame, single, 1st series, 26.96ci (440cc)
1909 -none- IA01-up 1 2.75     -none- 2 hp, loop frame, 19.30ci (315cc)
1909 -none- 70A001-up 2 7     -none- 7hp, loop frame, 2nd series, Big Twin, 61ci (1000cc)
1909 -none- 40A001-up 1 4     -none- 4hp, loop frame, 2nd series, 30.50ci(500cc), hand brake introduced!
1909 -none- 20A001-up 2 5     -none- 5hp, loop frame, twin, 38.61ci(630cc), first 2spd transmission!
1908 -none- T500-T1200 2 5     -none- 5hp, diamond frame
1907 -none- T100-T499 2 3.5     -none- 3 hp, diamond frame, first production v-twin!
1907 -none- 5000-up 1 2.25     -none- 2 hp, diamond frame, first  yr of mechanically operated valves!
1906 -none- 2350-4048 1 2.5     -none- 2 hp, diamond
1905 -none- 1168-2349 1 2.25     -none- 2 hp, diamond frame, also a light weight twin cyl
1904 -none- 621-1167 1 1.75     -none- 1 hp, diamond frame, first yr of spring front and tandem attachment!
1903 -none- 244-620 1 1.75     -none- 1 hp, diamond frame,  first yr of handlebar controls!
1902 -none- 101-243 1 1.75     -none- 1 hp diamond frame,  first chain transmission!
1901 -none- -none- 1 1.75     -none- 1 hp diamond frame 90lbs!!, Indian Carb!