967 Brands 2239 Models 10140 Galleries 5909 Typefaces 6273 Patents
Home » Royal » Quiet De Luxe » 1948 #A-1532769

1948 Royal Quiet De Luxe #A-1532769


Description:

First year of Henry Dreyfuss design.
Has ELITE type and not PICA as previous models in my collection, and has been redesigned, in general.
This unit is very clean and serviceable, for one that has not seen a technician in decades.

Typeface Specimen:

Photos:

Royal Quiet De Luxe 1941 next to the 1948.

Another pic of the 1941 and 1948 models.

Quiet De Luxe plate on paper rest

Better view of First Year gravestone keytop design. Still has the metal and plastic, w/inserts composition (BTW, at least from 1938 until the first year solid key design, Royal used a variety of PLASTIC and NOT glass, which is assumed.)

Pic of Royal Quiet De Luxe 1948 in case

Serial Number

Hunter: Harold Dodd (SLACKPLAN9)

Status: Typewriter Hunter
Points: 146

In the Phoenix area. Curently in IT, but want to write/direct/and produce film.



RESEARCH NOTE: When researching the Royal Quiet De Luxe on a computer with lots of screen real estate, you may find that launching the Royal Serial Number page and the Royal Quiet De Luxe By Model/Year/Serial page in new browser windows can give you interesting perspectives on changes throughout the model series.