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1949 Underwood Leader

Serial #H1861839

I fixed this for a friend. It is in great shape cosmetically. However, the ribbon cover was slammed on to the ribbon u-bars (slots) and threw off the entire ribbon advance and reverse mechanism.

Through "creative bending" I was able to restore the ribbon advance.

Sighted By: Max Burtonen

Username: lsburton
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1949 Underwood Leader Type Sample

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While this "budget" model lacks bichrome ribbon, an adjustable right margin, tab stops, and other extras, it does have a few math keys that I wish I had on my other typewriters from this era. I suppose this was marketed to students.

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