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The Typewriter Database 1955 Underwood De Luxe Quiet Tab Serial # AA2647822 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Guillermo Fernandez Boan: 1955 Underwood De Luxe Quiet Tab Serial # AA2647822 You can find a picture of a similar typewriter in the wonderful webpage http://machinesoflovinggrace.com/underwoods.htm.
where there is also a picture of a simiolar one in the scarce black/white color combination.
Is obvious the automotive style reference, particulary in the low aerodinamic drag of its design (possibly, if you make a test in a wind tunnel, this model will achieve the better response, what is silly because a typewriter is not intended to move at high speeds with low fuel consumption).
Nevertheless, they sold well, perhaps because they call a nerve inside the automotive nuts buyers (by the way, the design of what was considered by Enzo Ferrari as the "beautiest car ever made", the flashy Jaguar E Type, was judged by semiologists as a "penis over wheels".
Just a cross reference; You can appeal buyers in so many diferent ways (am I wrong, Mr. Draper?).
The worst part of this typewriter is that, despite its looks, it is clogged and I was not able to get a typeface specimen sample.
Nothing that a little of TLCcan not mend.

From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Guillermo Fernandez Boan:
1955 Underwood De Luxe Quiet Tab

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1955 Underwood De Luxe Quiet Tab
Serial #
AA2647822

Status: My Collection
Created: 08-10-2017 at 04:33PM
Last Edit: 08-10-2017 at 04:46PM

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You can find a picture of a similar typewriter in the wonderful webpage http://machinesoflovinggrace.com/underwoods.htm.
where there is also a picture of a simiolar one in the scarce black/white color combination.
Is obvious the automotive style reference, particulary in the low aerodinamic drag of its design (possibly, if you make a test in a wind tunnel, this model will achieve the better response, what is silly because a typewriter is not intended to move at high speeds with low fuel consumption).
Nevertheless, they sold well, perhaps because they call a nerve inside the automotive nuts buyers (by the way, the design of what was considered by Enzo Ferrari as the "beautiest car ever made", the flashy Jaguar E Type, was judged by semiologists as a "penis over wheels".
Just a cross reference; You can appeal buyers in so many diferent ways (am I wrong, Mr. Draper?).
The worst part of this typewriter is that, despite its looks, it is clogged and I was not able to get a typeface specimen sample.
Nothing that a little of TLCcan not mend.


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Guillermo Fernandez Boan
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Argentinian lawyer resident in Buenos Aires city.
For half a century, enthusiast typist. Now enthusiast typewriter hunter.


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