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The Typewriter Database 1976 Silver Reed Silverette Serial # 91945991 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Richard Wood: 1976 Silver Reed Silverette Serial # 91945991 Bought as a "spares or repair" machine on eBay.

After adjusting the type basket distance, the balance between the typebars hitting the anvil then platen is now perfect. Was bottoming out on the anvil too early and type was very faint.

This machine really is very nice indeed to type with. The touch is perfectly balanced for me, the keys are comfortable, the carriage shift is light, the return handle is comfortable and a nice length and the carriage is smooth. The font is neat, small and the machine is reliable. What more could you want?

An absolutely superb travel-typer but also a pleasure to write a letter on. I really like the visibility of the written text when using ultra-portables. Compared to medium machines, there's something very open and clean about the space around a portable.

Really impressed with these little Japanese machines from the 70's

Ultra portable with great case.

I spray painted this from mustard yellow to grass green using acrylic spray and several protective coats of carnauba wax. Came out very nice.

From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Richard Wood:
1976 Silver Reed Silverette

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1976 Silver Reed Silverette
Serial #
91945991

Status: My Collection
Created: 01-06-2017 at 07:22AM
Last Edit: 02-01-2017 at 04:44PM

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Description:

Bought as a "spares or repair" machine on eBay.

After adjusting the type basket distance, the balance between the typebars hitting the anvil then platen is now perfect. Was bottoming out on the anvil too early and type was very faint.

This machine really is very nice indeed to type with. The touch is perfectly balanced for me, the keys are comfortable, the carriage shift is light, the return handle is comfortable and a nice length and the carriage is smooth. The font is neat, small and the machine is reliable. What more could you want?

An absolutely superb travel-typer but also a pleasure to write a letter on. I really like the visibility of the written text when using ultra-portables. Compared to medium machines, there's something very open and clean about the space around a portable.

Really impressed with these little Japanese machines from the 70's

Ultra portable with great case.

I spray painted this from mustard yellow to grass green using acrylic spray and several protective coats of carnauba wax. Came out very nice.


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Richard Wood
Username: Coronaboy

Typewriter collector, previous sewing machine collector.

Originally from the Garden of England, Kent. I have lived in Sheffield for over fifteen years.

As a young child, I always enjoyed taking things apart and seeing how they functioned.

I have been collecting a range of vintage typewriters for over two years.

Previously, I was interested in restoring sewing machines, then I acquired my mothers Olivetti Dora and looked under the hood and typed, I was hooked on typewriters and how they worked.

I learn something every day from passionate bloggers and typewriter enthusiasts.

Fan of Joe Van Cleave's typewriter video series.


1976 Silver Reed Silverette Photo Gallery

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