How do you determine early from late 2006 MacBooks?

We need to replace the battery in a 2006 Macbook but don't know whether it's an early 2006 or late 2006. How do we determine this (for this purpose as well as any other purpose?)

Every white or black plastic case MacBooks except the Late 2009 and Mid 2010 Unibodies used the same battery. It's easily removable with a coin to unlock it.
Shut down the computer. Disconnect any cords connected to the computer.
Turn the computer over.
Locate the battery latch on one side of the battery.
Use a coin to turn the latch a quarter-turn clockwise. The battery should pop up slightly.
Lift the battery out.
Installing the battery:
Place the right side of the battery into the battery compartment at an angle, as shown below.
Gently press the left side of the battery down until it sits flat.
While holding the battery down, use a coin to turn the latch a quarter-turn counter-clockwise. The battery should lock into place.

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