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The Typewriter Database 1925 Remington Portable Serial # NL 56237 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Mark Petersen: 1925 Remington Portable Serial # NL 56237 Made in March of 1925 this is a pretty early #2, considering the model debuted in February of 1925. It has been repainted, but I love the color so I am ok with that. It is a great machine to type on. The carriage motor is a little weak on this one but it is easy to work around it. When I bought it via craigslist in Blacksburg, Virginia for $25 it was missing the spools and the case was damaged because neither the seller nor I knew how to engage the carriage lock (which makes the machine narrower when engaged). I stole some spools off a junk parts Remie I own and figured out the carriage lock and now this is a pretty sharp little machine! I had wanted a Remington with the typebars that lock upward for a while. See the link to my blog for a video of this.
Passed to another collector.

From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Mark Petersen:
1925 Remington Portable

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1925 Remington Portable
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NL 56237

Status: Sightings
Created: 11-07-2013 at 06:24PM
Last Edit: 05-09-2017 at 06:41AM

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Made in March of 1925 this is a pretty early #2, considering the model debuted in February of 1925. It has been repainted, but I love the color so I am ok with that. It is a great machine to type on. The carriage motor is a little weak on this one but it is easy to work around it. When I bought it via craigslist in Blacksburg, Virginia for $25 it was missing the spools and the case was damaged because neither the seller nor I knew how to engage the carriage lock (which makes the machine narrower when engaged). I stole some spools off a junk parts Remie I own and figured out the carriage lock and now this is a pretty sharp little machine! I had wanted a Remington with the typebars that lock upward for a while. See the link to my blog for a video of this.
Passed to another collector.

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Mark Petersen
Username: totallyyourtype

I am an aspiring novelist and avid typewriter enthusiast from the New River Valley in Virginia. I am a proud Virginia Tech graduate with an education in creative writing. I use typewriters for all my writing and am working on a novel. I also do street poetry. I often can be found writing on one of my machines in downtown Blacksburg and enjoying a drink.
You can email me at totallyyourtype@gmail.com
You can mail me at Mark Petersen / PO Box 6683 / Christiansburg, VA 24068-6683


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