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From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Ted Munk:
1987 Brother AX-28

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1987 Brother AX-28
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Status: Sightings
Created: 03-10-2013 at 03:00PM
Last Edit: 05-08-2014 at 11:33AM

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Brother AX-28 Typewriter Galleries


Plastic wedges are everywhere in thrift stores now, but someday they won't be, and I'm sure there will be collectors who prize these daisywheel electronic typewriters as much as I prize my Corona 4. I bought it for nostalgic reasons, and heck, it works great. You could really do a lot worse for a writing machine.

UPDATE: Confirmed year by publication date of AX-28 Service manual and by serial number:
7< year code
10< style code
10335< serial number

There is no letter code for the production month on this serial number, but I've noticed that happens sometimes with Brother serial numbers all the way back to the 1960's. Even the wedges serial numbers will likely usually be preceded by a letter indicating the month of production, using the standard Brother letter-code.


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Ted Munk
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I am a scoundrel without a cause, and my swank outshines the sun.

I am a casual Typewriter Hunter residing in the sweltering deserts of Arizona with a wife, three cats and about 40 typewriters. My main hunting ground is thrift stores, and I rarely pay more than $10 for a machine.