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1906 Continental Standard Serial # 5509 1906 Continental Standard typewriter, Serial # 5509 Lukas Klein's 1906 Continental Standard typewriter. 2023-12-03 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Lukas Klein: 1906 Continental Standard Serial # 5509 I've always wanted to have a Continental typewriter with the orange image, the staggered shift keys and this cool rotary decimal decimal. This machine is very dirty, the carriage release lever is bent and the retaining chain for the front flap and three feet are missing.

1906 Continental Standard #5509

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Lukas Klein (Schreibmaschinenmensch01)
Created: 12-03-2023 at 01:17PM
Last Edit: 12-03-2023 at 01:58PM


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I've always wanted to have a Continental typewriter with the orange image, the staggered shift keys and this cool rotary decimal decimal. This machine is very dirty, the carriage release lever is bent and the retaining chain for the front flap and three feet are missing.

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Unfortunately, the retaining chain for the front flap is missing.
Unfortunately, the retaining chain for the front flap is missing.


The edge adjusters on these early Continental typewriters are very similar to the edge adjusters on the Underwood standard typewriter
The edge adjusters on these early Continental typewriters are very similar to the edge adjusters on the Underwood standard typewriter

The edge adjusters on these early Continental typewriters are very similar to the edge adjusters on the Underwood standard typewriter
The edge adjusters on these early Continental typewriters are very similar to the edge adjusters on the Underwood standard typewriter

a very wide type lever pad felt
a very wide type lever pad felt

This is the decimal tabulator. The decimal places are selected by turning the knob
This is the decimal tabulator. The decimal places are selected by turning the knob

when the knob of the decimal tabulator is turned at the front, the gears rotate and the top rod shifts.
when the knob of the decimal tabulator is turned at the front, the gears rotate and the top rod shifts.


Three tab stops can be seen here. On the far right of the picture is the stop that is attached to the car and that meets the tab stops.
Three tab stops can be seen here. On the far right of the picture is the stop that is attached to the car and that meets the tab stops.

Hunter: Lukas Klein (Schreibmaschinenmensch01)

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I come from southern Germany and have been collecting historical typewriters for 10 years. I'm interested in the antique machines built before 1945. All machines built after 1945 are not used for collecting but for writing



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