chandler and price serial number

i just bought an old style chandler and price 10x15 bed. i’ve found two different lists of serial numbers, and neither one has my number. the number i found on the top left of the chase bed is C4509.

does that mean mine was made between 1909 (C4001 is listed for that date) and 1910 (C5201 on the list i found)? this is an elementary question, i’m afraid, but i’d appreciate knowing for sure.

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Most folks think that the list number is for the first press made for that year, so your press was likely made in 1909.

thank you!