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1919 Corona 3 Serial # 266273 1919 Corona 3 typewriter, Serial # 266273 Guillermo Fernandez Boan's 1919 Corona 3 typewriter. 2019-01-27 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Guillermo Fernandez Boan: 1919 Corona 3 Serial # 266273 Less than fifty thousand Corona 3 were fitted with the Light L-shaped folding arm, adopted late 1919 as a war effort. Afterwards, Coronas returned to the usual folding arm they have used before WWI.
This one is complete, with a nice decal of the argentinian distributor, and another nice decal was found inside the carriyng box.
As the typeface sample shows, it is still usable, as it was when it leaves the factory one hundred years ago.

1919 Corona 3 #266273

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Guillermo Fernandez Boan (ORTBRAKER)
Created: 01-27-2019 at 02:33PM
Last Edit: 01-27-2019 at 02:38PM


Description:

Less than fifty thousand Corona 3 were fitted with the Light L-shaped folding arm, adopted late 1919 as a war effort. Afterwards, Coronas returned to the usual folding arm they have used before WWI.
This one is complete, with a nice decal of the argentinian distributor, and another nice decal was found inside the carriyng box.
As the typeface sample shows, it is still usable, as it was when it leaves the factory one hundred years ago.

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this Corona 3 is fitted with vibrator (a refinement the first models lack)
this Corona 3 is fitted with vibrator (a refinement the first models lack)

the "backspace" key
the "backspace" key



Argentinian (Buenos Aires) distributor
Argentinian (Buenos Aires) distributor



Hunter: Guillermo Fernandez Boan (ORTBRAKER)

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Argentinian lawyer resident in Buenos Aires city.
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