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1892 Densmore 2 Serial # 1287 1892 Densmore 2 typewriter, Serial # 1287 Mr E idk's 1892 Densmore 2 typewriter. 2019-04-03 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Mr E idk: 1892 Densmore 2 Serial # 1287 Densmore 2 parts machine. I had thought about restoring it but the other one I bought with the carriage has the later carriage rails. This being a early one was intended for the earlier carriage with wheels that ride round carriage rails. The other machine is a few years later and uses a carriage rail with a slot for thin disc shaped wheels. If I ever find the parts someday I will restore this because of the low serial number.
This is the third oldest Densmore 2 known. I am guessing it dates to around 1892-93
UPDATE After some discussion with Peter Weil about this machine we have concluded that it is a first year model from 1892. The shift key is black. So far that is unique to this specific machine.
Traded along with the parts machine to another collector

1892 Densmore 2 #1287

Status: Sightings
Created: 11-02-2017 at 07:22AM
Last Edit: 04-03-2019 at 06:59AM


Description:

Densmore 2 parts machine. I had thought about restoring it but the other one I bought with the carriage has the later carriage rails. This being a early one was intended for the earlier carriage with wheels that ride round carriage rails. The other machine is a few years later and uses a carriage rail with a slot for thin disc shaped wheels. If I ever find the parts someday I will restore this because of the low serial number.
This is the third oldest Densmore 2 known. I am guessing it dates to around 1892-93
UPDATE After some discussion with Peter Weil about this machine we have concluded that it is a first year model from 1892. The shift key is black. So far that is unique to this specific machine.
Traded along with the parts machine to another collector

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