189X Densmore 1 #1501
Created: 04-19-2014 at 01:59AM
Last Edit: 07-22-2018 at 08:11PM
This is an early Densmore no. 1, sometimes called a "1a" by collectors. It can be recognized by the circular loops in the rods that pull the typebars. These may be decorative, or they may be designed to offer a chance for fine adjustment: squeezing a loop would alter the length of the rod.
Hunter: Richard Polt (richardpolt)
Status: Typewriter Hunter
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