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1896 Underwood 1 Serial # 2340 1896 Underwood 1 typewriter, Serial # 2340 Mark Schrad's 1896 Underwood 1 typewriter. 2024-02-04 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Mark Schrad: 1896 Underwood 1 Serial # 2340 I got this Underwood 1--formerly of the Clark Family Collection, in May of 2023. Obviously the front of the frame is broken. I have the pieces and plan to get it reassembled as it should be. But even so, after a thorough cleaning and servicing, with new feed rollers, it works well enough to be an everyday typer, which is crazy for 125 years old. Date representative of the original Clark Family listing: https://etconline.org/backissues/ETC023.pdf

UPDATE: Began repair work on the front frame in January/February 2024.

1896 Underwood 1 #2340

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Mark Schrad (MLSchrad)
Created: 06-29-2023 at 11:20AM
Last Edit: 02-04-2024 at 06:48PM


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I got this Underwood 1--formerly of the Clark Family Collection, in May of 2023. Obviously the front of the frame is broken. I have the pieces and plan to get it reassembled as it should be. But even so, after a thorough cleaning and servicing, with new feed rollers, it works well enough to be an everyday typer, which is crazy for 125 years old. Date representative of the original Clark Family listing: https://etconline.org/backissues/ETC023.pdf

UPDATE: Began repair work on the front frame in January/February 2024.

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Hunter: Mark Schrad (MLSchrad)

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Professor of Political Science and Director of Russian Area Studies at Villanova University. Writes about alcohol politics, Russia, and international law when not refurbishing old typewriters.



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