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1906 L.C. Smith 2 Serial # 12737-2 1906 L.C. Smith 2 typewriter, Serial # 12737-2 Mark Petersen's 1906 L.C. Smith 2 typewriter. 2013-10-21 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Mark Petersen: 1906 L.C. Smith 2 Serial # 12737-2 This machine was owned by a friend's family. I told them I was a typewriter collector and they said they had an old machine I could have. A few months later my friend brought it back after seeing his folks and told me to name a fair price. I quoted one and then was told I could have it for $10 because they had given it once to neighbors who then put it on sale at a garage sale. Upset about this my friend's family bought it back. They said I could have the typewriter if I recouped the loss so long as I promised to love the machine and give it a good home. I took it home to learn a bit about it and began to notice little things: no backspace, a right hand carriage return, a low serial number... and it is now the oldest working machine in my collection. I believe it has been repainted at some point. It types extremely well and does indeed see regular use.

1906 L.C. Smith 2 #12737-2

Status: My Collection
Created: 10-21-2013 at 10:07PM
Last Edit: 10-21-2013 at 10:08PM


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This machine was owned by a friend's family. I told them I was a typewriter collector and they said they had an old machine I could have. A few months later my friend brought it back after seeing his folks and told me to name a fair price. I quoted one and then was told I could have it for $10 because they had given it once to neighbors who then put it on sale at a garage sale. Upset about this my friend's family bought it back. They said I could have the typewriter if I recouped the loss so long as I promised to love the machine and give it a good home. I took it home to learn a bit about it and began to notice little things: no backspace, a right hand carriage return, a low serial number... and it is now the oldest working machine in my collection. I believe it has been repainted at some point. It types extremely well and does indeed see regular use.

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