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1923 Underwood 46 T Serial # 1605158 1923 Underwood 46 T typewriter, Serial # 1605158 Mark Schrad's 1923 Underwood 46 T typewriter. 2021-01-01 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Mark Schrad: 1923 Underwood 46 T Serial # 1605158 This was a local find in Philadelphia in the spring of 2016: a 1923 Underwood "Semitic" 46T. Typing in Yiddish (using Hebrew script, but also has Yiddish diacritic marks, I'm told), everything is engineered to type right-to-left instead of left-to-right. It appears to have come from Chicago, as it has a tag listing it as formerly "Property of the Jewish Home for Aged, B.M.Z. of Chicago, 4147," and a service sticker of the Mid-City Typewriter Exchange, 943 West Madison Street in Chicago. It is in pristine condition, and has been exceptionally well cared for.

1923 Underwood 46 T #1605158

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Mark Schrad (MLSchrad)
Created: 01-01-2021 at 01:07PM
Last Edit: 01-01-2021 at 01:17PM


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This was a local find in Philadelphia in the spring of 2016: a 1923 Underwood "Semitic" 46T. Typing in Yiddish (using Hebrew script, but also has Yiddish diacritic marks, I'm told), everything is engineered to type right-to-left instead of left-to-right. It appears to have come from Chicago, as it has a tag listing it as formerly "Property of the Jewish Home for Aged, B.M.Z. of Chicago, 4147," and a service sticker of the Mid-City Typewriter Exchange, 943 West Madison Street in Chicago. It is in pristine condition, and has been exceptionally well cared for.

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Hunter: Mark Schrad (MLSchrad)

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