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1882 Caligraph 2 Serial # 10562 1882 Caligraph 2 typewriter, Serial # 10562 Michael Massey's 1882 Caligraph 2 typewriter. 2022-02-09 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Michael Massey: 1882 Caligraph 2 Serial # 10562 This is an early example of The Caligraph No. 2. Complete with the wood base and cover. This model has a hexagonal platen.

1882 Caligraph 2 #10562

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Michael Massey (Michaelnx01)
Created: 08-17-2021 at 02:52PM
Last Edit: 02-09-2022 at 08:10PM


Description:

This is an early example of The Caligraph No. 2. Complete with the wood base and cover. This model has a hexagonal platen.

Typeface Specimen:

Photos:

Side view
Side view

Top with carriage raised, new blue ribbon.
Top with carriage raised, new blue ribbon.

Bell, spool close-up
Bell, spool close-up

Rear
Rear

Keyboard
Keyboard

Side view top angle
Side view top angle

Hunter: Michael Massey (Michaelnx01)

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I started collecting in February 2021 and I now own 50. The oldest is a Caligraph from 1882, the newest is a Smith-Corona Coronet XL from 1970 something. Over the past year I have learned so much about different machines and how they work. Repairing a typewriter that doesn't work is both challenging and very rewarding.



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