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The Typewriter Database 1941 Underwood Universal Serial # 1429690 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Mark Petersen: 1941 Underwood Universal Serial # 1429690 Seems to follow the normal serial # for the Universal. This was a dream machine for a long time, scored it on shopgoodwill.com for $110 including shipping. Needed a new motor which I stole from a parts machine, and feet which I bought from Tony Casillo which work great. Still needs a case.
There are 4 differences I can find between this machine and other Universals:
1) The US Navy decal
2) 9 cpi pitch
3) All capital letters
4) A lock to secure the carriage from bobbing when the shift key is not depressed. See photos.

From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Mark Petersen:
1941 Underwood Universal

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1941 Underwood Universal
Serial #
1429690

Status: My Collection
Created: 08-28-2015 at 10:09PM
Last Edit: 08-28-2015 at 10:11PM

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Seems to follow the normal serial # for the Universal. This was a dream machine for a long time, scored it on shopgoodwill.com for $110 including shipping. Needed a new motor which I stole from a parts machine, and feet which I bought from Tony Casillo which work great. Still needs a case.
There are 4 differences I can find between this machine and other Universals:
1) The US Navy decal
2) 9 cpi pitch
3) All capital letters
4) A lock to secure the carriage from bobbing when the shift key is not depressed. See photos.


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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


1941 Underwood Universal Photo Gallery

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