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1917 Underwood 5 Serial # 1026742 1917 Underwood 5 typewriter, Serial # 1026742 Jacob Gilliam's 1917 Underwood 5 typewriter. 2018-09-10 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Jacob Gilliam: 1917 Underwood 5 Serial # 1026742 I found two of these machines at the same flea market. I wanted them both so I could swap parts if needed. But then I picked up the other one and had a deep look inside... and found wasp nests that had been abandoned long ago. I decided I could suffer for a bit if I needed to, since there are so many of these guys around from what I hear (and I have indeed seen a few more since then.)

1917 Underwood 5 #1026742

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Jacob Gilliam (jakeegill)
Created: 09-10-2018 at 09:07PM
Last Edit: 09-10-2018 at 09:07PM


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I found two of these machines at the same flea market. I wanted them both so I could swap parts if needed. But then I picked up the other one and had a deep look inside... and found wasp nests that had been abandoned long ago. I decided I could suffer for a bit if I needed to, since there are so many of these guys around from what I hear (and I have indeed seen a few more since then.)

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