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1912 Oliver 5 Serial # 281461 1912 Oliver 5 typewriter, Serial # 281461 Mark Schrad's 1912 Oliver 5 typewriter. 2022-01-19 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Mark Schrad: 1912 Oliver 5 Serial # 281461 I got this 1912 Oliver 5 as part of a bulk "rescue" from a local keychopper in September, 2021. It needed quite a bit of work. But the platen was wrapped in some sort of paper, glued and taped on, yellowed with age. It turned out to be a Cromwell Typing Paper advert from 1951. As expected, the rubber platen underneath was cracked… but unexpectedly, red vulcanized rubber!

1912 Oliver 5 #281461

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Mark Schrad (MLSchrad)
Created: 01-19-2022 at 07:20PM
Last Edit: 01-19-2022 at 07:21PM


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I got this 1912 Oliver 5 as part of a bulk "rescue" from a local keychopper in September, 2021. It needed quite a bit of work. But the platen was wrapped in some sort of paper, glued and taped on, yellowed with age. It turned out to be a Cromwell Typing Paper advert from 1951. As expected, the rubber platen underneath was cracked… but unexpectedly, red vulcanized rubber!

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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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