another yard sale find that I had to ask for, and this uncovered two of them. This one has a broken drawband but seems pretty good otherwise. It has a worm gear drive to tension the carriage return spring.
Status: Typewriter Hunter
While I find all of mankind's inventions interesting, I am most enchanted by the human-scale arts and devices, the ones that can be created (and repaired) in a home workshop or studio; the ones that can be understood by looking at them; the ones that do something useful or stir admiration. Typewriters work for me.
This is a very different Spool mounting arrangement from the other No. 3 I am listing here. There are many differences, but, after all, they are six years and almost a quarter million serial numbers apart.
This is a very stiff, strong card holder and is is associated with a complicated mounting and a couple of rollers.
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