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1911 Mignon 2 Serial # 38775 1911 Mignon 2 typewriter, Serial # 38775 Mark Schrad's 1911 Mignon 2 typewriter. 2023-03-05 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Mark Schrad: 1911 Mignon 2 Serial # 38775 I got this 1911 Mignon 2 with French, umm, keyboard(?) from a fellow collector at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD in February, 2023. Beyond the wear to the paper table and the missing housing, it had good bones to it. I did a full tear-down, clean, and rebuild on it, especially to get rid of all the congealed oil and muck that was gumming up much of the mechanism. Now it works as well as can be expected from one of these very unusual machines.

1911 Mignon 2 #38775

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Mark Schrad (MLSchrad)
Created: 03-05-2023 at 12:00PM
Last Edit: 03-05-2023 at 12:11PM


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I got this 1911 Mignon 2 with French, umm, keyboard(?) from a fellow collector at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD in February, 2023. Beyond the wear to the paper table and the missing housing, it had good bones to it. I did a full tear-down, clean, and rebuild on it, especially to get rid of all the congealed oil and muck that was gumming up much of the mechanism. Now it works as well as can be expected from one of these very unusual machines.

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Hunter: Mark Schrad (MLSchrad)

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Professor of Political Science and Director of Russian Area Studies at Villanova University. Writes about alcohol politics, Russia, and international law when not refurbishing old typewriters.



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