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1924 Remington Portable Serial # ND44038 1924 Remington Portable typewriter, Serial # ND44038 Nick Winter's 1924 Remington Portable typewriter. 2020-01-19 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Nick Winter: 1924 Remington Portable Serial # ND44038 I have no idea how I ended up with three Remington Portables but this is the only working one. It's got a German keyboard and is occasionally a bit sluggish and wonky, but at the age of 91 years it is a true senior citizen so I'm happy to cut it a bit of slack.

The keys are two colours and once I took a really attractive photograph that captures their look really well. Of course, I've never been able to replicate that photo since...

The lid of the case doesn't fit properly; it seems to be a different size and shape entirely compared to the base. Also, the certificate of sale on the inside also lists a different serial number that dates to 1927. I wonder if the original lid was lost and someone procured the current one as a replacement?

Sold May 2019.

1924 Remington Portable #ND44038

Status: Sightings
Created: 10-05-2015 at 08:46AM
Last Edit: 01-19-2020 at 03:53PM


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I have no idea how I ended up with three Remington Portables but this is the only working one. It's got a German keyboard and is occasionally a bit sluggish and wonky, but at the age of 91 years it is a true senior citizen so I'm happy to cut it a bit of slack.

The keys are two colours and once I took a really attractive photograph that captures their look really well. Of course, I've never been able to replicate that photo since...

The lid of the case doesn't fit properly; it seems to be a different size and shape entirely compared to the base. Also, the certificate of sale on the inside also lists a different serial number that dates to 1927. I wonder if the original lid was lost and someone procured the current one as a replacement?

Sold May 2019.

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