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The Typewriter Database 1928 Underwood Portable 4 Bank Serial # 4B 206252 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Richard Polt: 1928 Underwood Portable 4 Bank Serial # 4B 206252 I hope I'm designating and dating this machine correctly.

It's certainly an early four-bank, but it's a case study in typewriter refurbishing. Around 1950, it was repainted in brown wrinkle paint, given a new decal, and probably given new keytops as well. Beautiful? You decide.

Its base is newer plywood, with the old hardware attached to it.

From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Richard Polt:
1928 Underwood Portable 4 Bank

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1928 Underwood Portable 4 Bank
Serial #
4B 206252

Status: Sightings
Created: 11-15-2014 at 07:40PM
Last Edit: 10-21-2017 at 04:30PM

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I hope I'm designating and dating this machine correctly.

It's certainly an early four-bank, but it's a case study in typewriter refurbishing. Around 1950, it was repainted in brown wrinkle paint, given a new decal, and probably given new keytops as well. Beautiful? You decide.

Its base is newer plywood, with the old hardware attached to it.


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Richard Polt
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Obsessive typewriterist, creator of The Classic Typewriter Page in 1995, editor of ETCetera 2006-2012 & 2015-, blogger, author of The Typewriter Revolution: A Typist's Companion for the 21st Century (2015). E-mail: polt@xavier.edu


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