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191x Reliance Visible Serial # 51982 191x Reliance Visible typewriter, Serial # 51982 Mark Adams's 191x Reliance Visible typewriter. 2014-01-24 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Mark Adams: 191x Reliance Visible Serial # 51982 Described by Herman Price at his website as a "new style" Reliance Visible." This machine was sold by Montgomery Wards for $48.50 in 1916.

The serial number, 51982, is the one found on the interchangeable typebasket. I was not able to find a similar number on the frame. (Note: The keyboard and typebasket are removable.)

191x Reliance Visible #51982

Status: My Collection
Created: 01-23-2014 at 06:16PM
Last Edit: 01-24-2014 at 12:23AM


Description:

Described by Herman Price at his website as a "new style" Reliance Visible." This machine was sold by Montgomery Wards for $48.50 in 1916.

The serial number, 51982, is the one found on the interchangeable typebasket. I was not able to find a similar number on the frame. (Note: The keyboard and typebasket are removable.)

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