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1914 Underwood 5 Serial # 723858 1914 Underwood 5 typewriter, Serial # 723858 Mark Schrad's 1914 Underwood 5 typewriter. 2021-01-01 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Mark Schrad: 1914 Underwood 5 Serial # 723858 This is one of the nicer Underwood 5s I've ever come across: purchased in South Jersey in December 2020. Manufactured in 1914, this machine was sold and serviced by Dobke Typewriter Exchange, which before WWI was at 40 Montgomery Street in Jersey City, NJ; directly across the Hudson River from Lower Manhattan.

1914 Underwood 5 #723858

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Mark Schrad (MLSchrad)
Created: 01-01-2021 at 04:56PM
Last Edit: 01-01-2021 at 04:58PM


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This is one of the nicer Underwood 5s I've ever come across: purchased in South Jersey in December 2020. Manufactured in 1914, this machine was sold and serviced by Dobke Typewriter Exchange, which before WWI was at 40 Montgomery Street in Jersey City, NJ; directly across the Hudson River from Lower Manhattan.

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Hunter: Mark Schrad (MLSchrad)

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