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From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of tom hitt:
1965 Royal Custom

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1965 Royal Custom
Serial #
CM 6375233

Status: My Collection
Created: 02-05-2017 at 02:15PM
Last Edit: 02-05-2017 at 02:19PM

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My son found this one at a flea market in 2014, just as I was beginning to collect typewriters. He got it for $20 as I recall. The only adjustment needed is that the backspace doesn't engage properly. There is a little issue with the shift alignment as you can see in the type specimen.

Note that the serial number prefix is CM (not CU).

I always thought the soap dish front was unusual, but it definitely screams 60s/70s, putting it right in my wheelhouse. I was in 7th grade when this blue beauty rolled off the line. Alas, my wife demured when I suggested we do a photo shoot with it, her in a paisley mini skirt and me in tye dye. ~T~

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tom hitt
Username: tomhitt

Retired school teacher, now busy cooking and writing. Typewriters fascinate me, I'm mostly interested in Portables from the 50's-70's.

1965 Royal Custom Photo Gallery

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