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1920 Continental Standard Serial # 135820 1920 Continental Standard typewriter, Serial # 135820 Otto Koponen's 1920 Continental Standard typewriter. 2023-09-13 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Otto Koponen: 1920 Continental Standard Serial # 135820 This Continental Standard was in a very sorry state when I found it. It's still got some issues but nothing critical.
Swedish layout (QWERTZ for some reason), Ro2 Medium Roman typeface.

1920 Continental Standard #135820

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Otto Koponen (Pelicram)
Created: 09-13-2023 at 11:31AM
Last Edit: 09-13-2023 at 11:32AM


Description:

This Continental Standard was in a very sorry state when I found it. It's still got some issues but nothing critical.
Swedish layout (QWERTZ for some reason), Ro2 Medium Roman typeface.

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Condition as found. Covered in filth and many mechanisms were seized due to rust.
Condition as found. Covered in filth and many mechanisms were seized due to rust.








Cute color selector indicator.
Cute color selector indicator.


The platen variable mechanism is essentially rusted into a single piece of metal. No amount of evaporust would help here.
The platen variable mechanism is essentially rusted into a single piece of metal. No amount of evaporust would help here.


Easily removable typebars.
Easily removable typebars.

New feet.
New feet.

Hunter: Otto Koponen (Pelicram)

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Keyboard and Typewriter (among other things) hobbyist, tinkerer, collector from Finland.

Mostly interested in the repair and restoration of pre-50s machines.



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