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The Typewriter Database 1934 Royal Signet Serial # E27777 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Alan Seaver: 1934 Royal Signet Serial # E27777 The Signet was a monoface Depression-era portable priced at $29.50 at a time when most portable typewriters sold for around $60. It sold well, but dealers were reluctant to carry it, for it undercut rebuilt portables priced at $30-35, as well as dealers' rental business.

Only four months after the Signet's July, 1932, debut, the dual-case Signet Senior was announced. It immediately outsold the Signet, though the latter evidently continued to be manufactured in small numbers as late as 1934.

From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Alan Seaver:
1934 Royal Signet

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1934 Royal Signet
Serial #
E27777

Status: My Collection
Created: 07-15-2014 at 11:20AM
Last Edit: 07-15-2014 at 11:20AM

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Description:

The Signet was a monoface Depression-era portable priced at $29.50 at a time when most portable typewriters sold for around $60. It sold well, but dealers were reluctant to carry it, for it undercut rebuilt portables priced at $30-35, as well as dealers' rental business.

Only four months after the Signet's July, 1932, debut, the dual-case Signet Senior was announced. It immediately outsold the Signet, though the latter evidently continued to be manufactured in small numbers as late as 1934.


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Alan Seaver
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