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1940 Remington Portable 5

Serial #V1124105

You don't see these every day. This is the first one on the Database.

This variant of the model 5 has no tabulator or self-starter; no margin release button; no bicolor ribbon; no right margin stop or bell; and no carriage lock. There is no scale, but only a red line to indicate the center of the platen.

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