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1907 Underwood 4 Serial # 178369 1907 Underwood 4 typewriter, Serial # 178369 Lynn Johansen's 1907 Underwood 4 typewriter. 2021-03-20 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Lynn Johansen: 1907 Underwood 4 Serial # 178369 Worked on March 2021. Cleaned and new feet put on. Original platen and rollers. No backspace key, tab works in combination with the carriage release key. Period is uppercase and / is lowercase on that key. Keys were not thoroughly cleaned because I lacked a ring puller tool and I didn’t want to damage the rings or glass. Right carriage knob was missing. And replaced with one from a 1930 number 5.

This belongs to a friend and has a home in LaFarge Wisconsin.

1907 Underwood 4 #178369

Status: Sightings
Hunter: Lynn Johansen (TEAPress)
Created: 03-08-2021 at 08:32PM
Last Edit: 03-20-2021 at 07:03AM


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Worked on March 2021. Cleaned and new feet put on. Original platen and rollers. No backspace key, tab works in combination with the carriage release key. Period is uppercase and / is lowercase on that key. Keys were not thoroughly cleaned because I lacked a ring puller tool and I didn’t want to damage the rings or glass. Right carriage knob was missing. And replaced with one from a 1930 number 5.

This belongs to a friend and has a home in LaFarge Wisconsin.

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Hunter: Lynn Johansen (TEAPress)

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I have a passion for analog methods of putting words on paper. I own a letterpress shop that helps to fill this desire, but found typewriters also have a role in producing written materials with a value-added dimension. I'm drawn to working typewriters and renovate them as I am able. I'm pretty handy with things mechanical. Overall, I feel more like an enthusiast with a collection that will get used by design. I understand the temptation to buy them all, but I don't have a store to sell them in. I'm also no expert in repair, so it's a matter of finding the best typefaces and typing feel that helps me to get words on paper. Type on!



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