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From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Richard Polt:
1954 Underwood Star

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1954 Underwood Star
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Status: Sightings
Created: 09-05-2016 at 06:46PM
Last Edit: 09-10-2016 at 06:32AM

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A rather handsome, if basic portable typewriter with no margin release key and no right margin stop (just a bell).

This seems to be a pretty rare model. It's not listed in the database but I am assuming its numbers follow those of most '50s Underwood portables.

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Richard Polt
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