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1941 Royal Quiet De Luxe

Serial #C88-1064749P

A Royal addition to our household on the same day Kate and William presented their new baby to the world. Marked down from $110 to $50 at Salvation Army. Full of dust inside, but the crinkle black finish is unmarred, and its only fault is slight misalignment of the caps. Nice touch, and types well. It will be in the reguylar correspondence rotation once it is cleaned up and adjusted a bit. More at http://tonymindling.blogspot.com/2013/07/a-royal-delight.html

Owned By: Anthony Mindling

Username: tmindling
Status: Typewriter Hunter
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Almost at the same instant that the idea occurred to me of how much fun it might be for my children (7) and grandchildren (13) to get letters - real letters in the mail - i went digging through the dusty nether regions of our storage area to pull out my beloved 1957 Olympia SM3 Portable and the old Royal 10 I'd rescued from a neighbor's garbage can in the 1960's. Refurbishing them triggered a typewriter obsession. Don't tell my wife, but i believe there are now about 20 of them.

I love their looks, their intricate and precise mechanisms, and dinking around in the workshop tuning them up and bringing them back to life. i also, unfortunately, love the thrill of the hunt on eBay. But all of them are put to use for correspondence and my new hobby of decorated art letters. And sometimes they even inspire a bit of poetry.

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