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1914 Remington 10 Serial # 393587 1914 Remington 10 typewriter, Serial # 393587 Ron Takacs's 1914 Remington 10 typewriter. 2018-12-15 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Ron Takacs: 1914 Remington 10 Serial # 393587 Bought this over 20 years ago, finally cleaned it up a bit. Smooth operation, rock-hard platen, haven't yet figured out problems with tab system. Not 100% sure on the manufacture date.

1914 Remington 10 #393587

Status: My Collection
Created: 12-15-2018 at 05:08PM
Last Edit: 12-15-2018 at 06:02PM


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Bought this over 20 years ago, finally cleaned it up a bit. Smooth operation, rock-hard platen, haven't yet figured out problems with tab system. Not 100% sure on the manufacture date.

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Used 2000 grit wet sandpaper to remove (carefully) old layer of what appeared to be varnish, than polished & waxed.
Used 2000 grit wet sandpaper to remove (carefully) old layer of what appeared to be varnish, than polished & waxed.



Still has beautiful case-hardening colors on mainspring gears
Still has beautiful case-hardening colors on mainspring gears



Just slight corrosion on nickel plating...most polished out
Just slight corrosion on nickel plating...most polished out




Lots of alligator-like cracking on the paper tray
Lots of alligator-like cracking on the paper tray

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Retired...Ex Military...Now have time for old cars, old radios & old typewriters...Life is Good! Was the only guy in my high school typewriting class; learned to type , plus that's where the girls were!



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