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The Typewriter Database 197X Royal (Nakajima) Safari II Serial # 59111836 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of James Gifford: 197X Royal (Nakajima) Safari II Serial # 59111836 I wasn't able to find the Safari II in the database--I found the Safari, Safari III, and Safari IV under various Royal makes. I likely have this wrong as a standard Royal, but I didn't know which Japanese manufacturer to select. In any case, this is a nice, clean machine and a good typer. The seller (on evil eBay) sold it as in excellent working condition, and of course the carriage growls and grinds on return. Clearly, something's out of alignment, and I have another project on my hands.

From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of James Gifford:
197X Royal (Nakajima) Safari II

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197X Royal (Nakajima) Safari II
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59111836

Status: My Collection
Created: 09-06-2016 at 05:35PM
Last Edit: 09-08-2016 at 05:56PM

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I wasn't able to find the Safari II in the database--I found the Safari, Safari III, and Safari IV under various Royal makes. I likely have this wrong as a standard Royal, but I didn't know which Japanese manufacturer to select. In any case, this is a nice, clean machine and a good typer. The seller (on evil eBay) sold it as in excellent working condition, and of course the carriage growls and grinds on return. Clearly, something's out of alignment, and I have another project on my hands.


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James Gifford
Username: giffer

I have suddenly become a typewriter collector. It started with one purchase and has ballooned to a collection of more than forty in less than a year. I'm learning fast but I'm still a novice compared to others in the typosphere, including here in Toronto, where I haunt thrift shops and antique markets, and even the occasional basement. I'm a former magazine writer and published author, and a professional book editor by trade, and I learned to type on manuals despite the proliferation of electrics, so I like to think I come by my sudden and rather manic passion honestly.


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