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From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Richard Polt:
1974? Princess (Keller und Knappich) Princess 500

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1974? Princess (Keller und Knappich) Princess 500
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Status: My Collection
Created: 07-08-2014 at 11:57AM
Last Edit: 07-08-2014 at 11:59AM

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I believe this is the final Princess model made by Keller & Knappich. (Later Princess clones were made in Bulgaria as the Maritsa.)

It's essentially the same old (excellent) Princess design in a tan, angular, '70s body. The top shell and ribbon cover are one big removable piece.

An instruction manual printed with a code that begins "74" suggests 1974 as the manufacture date.

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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:

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