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The Typewriter Database 1940 L.C. Smith Super Speed Serial # 1A1604958-11 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Ian Brumfield: 1940 L.C. Smith Super Speed Serial # 1A1604958-11 Bought this at the 2014 Antique Typewriter Collector's Meeting. This one has a problem with the bell that causes the bell to ring constantly - I think that the clapper is bent. We call this machine 'dinghy' because it rings all the time and would make a good boat anchor.

From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Ian Brumfield:
1940 L.C. Smith Super Speed

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1940 L.C. Smith Super Speed
Serial #
1A1604958-11

Status: My Collection
Created: 05-22-2015 at 12:06PM
Last Edit: 07-31-2015 at 01:12PM

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Description:

Bought this at the 2014 Antique Typewriter Collector's Meeting. This one has a problem with the bell that causes the bell to ring constantly - I think that the clapper is bent. We call this machine 'dinghy' because it rings all the time and would make a good boat anchor.


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Ian Brumfield
Username: T1peM0nkey

I've been hunting for typewriters since 2012, but I've loved them for long before that... about 2003. In the short amount of time in which I've started seriously collecting I've amassed a collection of over 65 machines (now specializing in Royals), one of which is parts. At the ripe old age of 19, to boot!

In November of 2013 I participated in National Novel Writing Month and hit a pretty decent 105,991 words; all written on manual machines. I think that this is a new record, but there isn't any official record keeping in the Typewriter Brigade.

I also run The Daily Clipper, which while admittedly abandoned for 2 years is back up and running, soon to bring you articles on all sorts of history. Scheming and planning a website on the same domain.


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