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1909 Remington 12 Serial # LX52209 1909 Remington 12 typewriter, Serial # LX52209 Michael Hoehne's 1909 Remington 12 typewriter. 2020-08-12 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Michael Hoehne: 1909 Remington 12 Serial # LX52209 I only list this here in order to help complete the record---without it, we won't be able to catalog all 4 million of them that were built. It will soon disappear from the world of complete typewriters. So this is a record of the feature set and appearance of Remington #LX52209. Inoperative--there will be no type sample; it's roman pica, though.

1909 Remington 12 #LX52209

Status: My Collection
Created: 08-11-2020 at 08:08PM
Last Edit: 08-12-2020 at 07:16AM


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I only list this here in order to help complete the record---without it, we won't be able to catalog all 4 million of them that were built. It will soon disappear from the world of complete typewriters. So this is a record of the feature set and appearance of Remington #LX52209. Inoperative--there will be no type sample; it's roman pica, though.

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the vertical spool
the vertical spool

ribbon access door
ribbon access door

The decimal Tab setting system. Apparently you can set the tab stops out of the order of the labeled Tab keys on the front; I'll have to check this ona functioning Remington 12 or 10.
The decimal Tab setting system. Apparently you can set the tab stops out of the order of the labeled Tab keys on the front; I'll have to check this ona functioning Remington 12 or 10.

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