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1965 Royal Aristocrat

Serial #A1-6227043

Closer view of the serial number.

script typeface; with case. This is a decent typewriter.

Owned By: Michael Hoehne

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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.

1965 Royal Aristocrat Type Sample

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1965 Royal Aristocrat Photo Gallery

Here's some subtle advertising! Royal's keep-your-fingers-clean method of installing ribbons was to make a molded plastic one-piece pack of two enclosed ribbons with a break-away bar between them---the Twin Pak. And then they wouldn't let you forget about it, with this in-your-face ribbon color selector.

Here's a pic of the serial number; good luck discerning that second character. A close-up is in the next pic. You could make a case that the first three characters are a different typestyle from the last six and thus are a separately stamped prefix, except that the 6 and the 0 look like the same style....

Closer view of the serial number.

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