The Typewriter Database

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From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Richard Polt:
1953 Royal HH

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1953 Royal HH
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Status: My Collection
Created: 04-18-2017 at 05:39PM
Last Edit: 04-19-2017 at 06:06AM

Royal Serial Numbers
Royal Typewriter Galleries
Royal HH Typewriter Galleries


The "S" designates a special typeface. It's the Executive face, introduced for the KHM in the 1930s. Follow the link to read more and download a font based on this typeface.


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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:

1953 Royal HH Photo Gallery

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