Machine had been neglected for decades. Paint was pealing off in layers, the original clear coat shedding like snake skin. Mechanically it was frozen up with layers of crystallized, solidified lubricant. Heavy as a tank, I painted it like one. The back panels are the original finish cleaned with mild soap and water. The carriage retains the uncleaned original finish. Elite Pitch
Status: Typewriter Hunter
I don't collect them. They follow me home in small groups of 2 or 3...